Allied Warships

HMS La Nantaise (FY 360)

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 360 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched11 May 1933 
CommissionedJul 1940 
Lost8 Jul 1945 
History

Completed on 5 June 1933.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 399 tons.

the Trawler St. Arcadius (FY 135) was sold to the French Navy in late 1939 being renamed La Nantaise.
Seized by the British on 3 July 1940 and recommissioned into the Royal Navy. Served with the Royal Navy during the Second World War under her French name of La Nantaise (FY 360).

FS (French Ship) La Nantaise (Skipper Lt. Sidney John Cory, DSC, RNR) was sunk in the Downs on 8 July 1945 following a collision.

 

Commands listed for HMS La Nantaise (FY 360)

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CommanderFromTo
A M Sullivan, RNVR
1T/Lt. Alexander Michael Sullivan, RNVR6 Jul 1940early 1941
2T/Lt. Henry Brown, RNRearly 1941ca late 41
3Skr. Sidney John Cory, RNRca late 418 Jul 1945

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