Allied Warships

HMS Fluellen (T 157)

MS Trawler of the Shakespearian class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
ClassShakespearian 
PennantT 157 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) : Amos & Smith 
Ordered12 Dec 1939 
Laid down9 Jul 1940 
Launched1 Nov 1940 
Commissioned21 Mar 1941 
End service 
HistorySold in February 1947.

 

Commands listed for HMS Fluellen (T 157)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. Denys Philip Richardson, RNVR15 Jan 194125 Feb 1942
2T/Lt. Basil Joseph Hampson, RNR25 Feb 19424 Sep 1944
3T/Lt. John Hubert Hill, RNVR4 Sep 1944Feb 1946

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Notable events involving Fluellen include:


9 Nov 1942
The British corvette HMS Gardenia was sunk off Oran, Algeria in a collision with the minesweeping trawler HMS Fluellen.

12 Nov 1942
HMS Fluellen (Lt. H.N. Rogers, RNR) picks up 61 survivors from the British merchant Browning that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-593 off Oran, Algeria in position 35°53'N, 00°33'W.


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