HMS Fluellen (T 157)
MS Trawler of the Shakespearian class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Cochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) : Amos & Smith|
|Ordered||12 Dec 1939|
|Laid down||9 Jul 1940|
|Launched||1 Nov 1940|
|Commissioned||21 Mar 1941|
|History||Sold in February 1947.|
Commands listed for HMS Fluellen (T 157)
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|1||T/Lt. Denys Philip Richardson, RNVR||15 Jan 1941||25 Feb 1942|
|2||T/Lt. Basil Joseph Hampson, RNR||25 Feb 1942||4 Sep 1944|
|3||T/Lt. John Hubert Hill, RNVR||4 Sep 1944||Feb 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.