Allied Warships

HMS Cap d Antifer (FY 340)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 340 
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 340)

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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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