Magnus Andrew Smith RD, RNR
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Retired: 10 Jun 1946
Warship Commands listed for Magnus Andrew Smith, RNR
|HMS King Sol (FY 235)||Ch.Skr.||ASW Trawler||16 Oct 1939||24 Oct 1939|
|HMS Victorian (FY 114)||A/Skr.Lt.||ASW Trawler||31 Mar 1940||early 1942|
|HMS Kingston Chrysoberyl (FY 236)||A/Skr.Lt.||ASW Trawler||12 Jun 1942||10 Sep 1943|
|HMS Huddersfield Town (FY 197)||Skr.Lt.||ASW Trawler||12 Sep 1943||early 1945|
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ASW Trawler HMS Huddersfield Town (FY 197)
6 Jun 1944
Took part in operation Neptune (D-Day landings)giving A.S support to the U.S Bach (Utah). Escorted tug towing earth moving equipment to beach. Escorted hospital ship carrying the wounded back to England. Then resumed escort work in the Western Approaches. (1)
9 Jan 1945
HMS Huddersfield Town picks up 62 men from the American merchant Jonas Lie that was torpedoed and damaged by German U-boat U-1055 at the entrance to the Bristol Channel in position 51°45'N, 05°27'W.
A salvage attempt was undertaken despite the fact that the vessel had drifted into a minefield. The Jonas Lie finally foundered on 14 January 1945 after the salvage attempts failed.
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