Allied Warships

HMS Cap d' Antifer (FY 350)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 350 
Built by 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched 
Commissioned 1941 
Lost13 Feb 1944 
Loss position53° 18'N, 1° 06'E
History

Built in 1920.
Taken over by the Admiralty in 1941.
Displacement: 294 tons.

HMS Cap d' Antifer (Lt. J.W. Neill, RNVR) was sunk by a German Motor Torpedo Boat in the North Sea on 13 February 1944.
The wreck lies in 19 meters of water in position 53º17'34"N, 01º06'29"E.

 

Commands listed for HMS Cap d' Antifer (FY 350)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Skr. Thomas Mason, RNR4 Nov 194030 Dec 1941
2T/S.Lt Jack Preston Alton, RNVR30 Dec 19418 Oct 1942
3T/Lt. William Shakespeare, RNVR8 Oct 1942

4T/Lt. James Wright Neill, RNVRearly 194413 Feb 1944 (+)

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Notable events involving Cap d' Antifer include:


13 Feb 1944
CREW LIST WHEN THE VESSEL WAS LOST. BALDOCK, RICHARD SAMUEL Engineman LT/KX 105034 13/02/1944 43 Royal Naval Patrol Service United Kingdom BAXTER, WILFRED HENRY Seaman LT/JX 317327 13/02/1944 24 Royal Naval Patrol Service United Kingdom BURGHAM, ALFRED EDWARD SEPTIMUS Stoker LT/KX 532059 13/02/1944 19 Royal Naval Patrol Service United Kingdom COOK, FREDERICK Leading Cook LT/MX 109570 13/02/1944 20 Royal Naval Patrol Service United Kingdom FOX, FREDERICK CHRISTOPHER Seaman LT/JX 263492 13/02/1944 31 Royal Naval Patrol Service United Kingdom HOBBS, VICTOR FREDERICK WILLIAM Engineman LT/KX 116574 13/02/1944 29 Royal Naval Patrol Service United Kingdom HOOKEM, JOHN WILLIAM Leading Seaman LT/JX 195944 13/02/1944 Royal Naval Patrol Service United Kingdom JONES, GEORGE WILLIAM Signalman LT/JX 310936 13/02/1944 21 Royal Naval Patrol Service United Kingdom LAMBERT, DANIEL Stoker LT/KX 131794 13/02/1944 29 Royal Naval Patrol Service United Kingdom LING, RICHARD SAMUEL Seaman LT/JX 177029 13/02/1944 30 Royal Naval Patrol Service United Kingdom McKINSLEY, ARTHUR GEORGE ROBERTS Stoker LT/KX 149177 13/02/1944 21 Royal Naval Patrol Service United Kingdom MOORCROFT, ARTHUR RONALD Steward LT/LX 28114 13/02/1944 21 Royal Naval Patrol Service United Kingdom NEILL, JAMES WRIGHT Lieutenant 13/02/1944 32 Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve United Kingdom QUINCEY, THOMAS ARTHUR Seaman LT/JX 255843 13/02/1944 32 Royal Naval Patrol Service United Kingdom SCOTT, RALPH ARMSTRONG Chief Engineman LT/KX 104259 13/02/1944 52 Royal Naval Patrol Service United Kingdom (1)

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