Allied Warships

HMS St. Loman (FY 276)

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 276 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched15 Oct 1936 
CommissionedOct 1939 
End service 
History

Completed on 7 December 1936.
Taken over by the Admiralty in September 1939.
Displacement: 565 tons.

Lent to the United States Navy in March 1942.
Returned in October 1942.
Returned to her owner in July 1946.
Renamed Arctic Adventurer in 1951.
Dameged by an explosion 90 nautical miles east of Dunbar on 8 December 1964.
Scrapped at Ghent, Belgium in 1965.

 

Commands listed for HMS St. Loman (FY 276)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Charles Cochrane Severs, RNVR21 Oct 19395 Feb 1940
2T/Lt. John Stephen Cambridge, RNVR5 Feb 194017 Apr 1940
3T/S.Lt. Richard Colin Warwick, RNR17 Apr 1940Aug 1943
4T/Lt. William Carl McDonnell, RNVRAug 194316 Jan 1945
5T/Lt. Richard Henry Maynard, SANF(V)16 Jan 1945

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Noteable events involving St. Loman include:


17 May 1943
HMS St. Loman (T/Lt. R.C. Warwick, DSC and Bar, RNR) picks up 27 survivors from the British merchant Northmoor that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-198 north of Durban, South-Africa in position 28°27'S, 32°43'E.

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