HMS St. Zeno (FY 280)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.)|
|Launched||12 Feb 1940|
|Commissioned||18 Jul 1940|
Displacement: 608 tons.
Lent to the United States Navy in February 1942.
Commands listed for HMS St. Zeno (FY 280)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. (retired) Leslie Hugh Moorhouse, RNR||8 Jul 1940||25 Sep 1940|
|2||T/Lt. John Kirke Craig, RNVR||25 Sep 1940||Jul 1943|
|3||T/Lt. Raymond Shrimpton, RNVR||Jul 1943||31 Mar 1944|
|4||T/Lt. Colin Gordon McKenzie, SANF(V)||31 Mar 1944|
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Notable events involving St. Zeno include:
24 Feb 1942
HMS St. Zeno (Lt. J.K. Craig, RNVR) picks up 24 survivors from the British merchant Empire Celt that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-158 about 420 nautical miles south-southeast of St. John's, Canada in position 43°50'N, 43°38'W.
7 Apr 1942
HMS St. Zeno (Lt. J.K. Craig, RNVR) picks up 41 survivors from the British tanker British Splendour that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-552 east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina in position 35°07'N, 75°19'W.
10 Feb 1943
HMS St. Zeno (Lt. J.K. Craig, RNVR) picks up 18 survivors from the British merchant Queen Anne that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-509 8 nautical miles south-south-west of Cape Agulhas, South Africa in position 34°53'S, 19°51'E.