Allied Warships

HMNZS Sanda (T 160)

MS Trawler of the Isles class

NavyThe Royal New Zealand Navy
TypeMS Trawler
ClassIsles 
PennantT 160 
Built byGoole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co. Ltd. (Goole, U.K.) : Amos & Smith 
Ordered22 Jul 1940 
Laid down23 Dec 1940 
Launched12 Jul 1941 
Commissioned4 Nov 1941 
End service 
HistorySold in 1958. 

Commands listed for HMNZS Sanda (T 160)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. (retired) Norman Leggatt Mackie, RNR30 Oct 19419 Nov 1944
2Lt.Cdr. Henry Alfred Dunnet, RNR9 Nov 1944

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Notable events involving Sanda include:


26 Jul 1945
HMS Vox (Lt. W.E.I. Littlejohn, DSC, RANVR) conducted A/S exercises off Auckland with HMNZS HDML 1183 (T/Lt. I.H. Curd, RNZNVR), HMNZS HDML 1184 (T/Lt. J. Gifford, RNZNVR), HMNZS HDML 1185 (T/Lt. G.R. Curtis, RNZNVR), HMNZS HDML 1190 (T/Lt. D.F. Davis, RNZNVR), HMNZS Sandra (Lt.Cdr. H.A. Dunnet, RNR), HMNZS Scarba (Lt. C.C. Stevens, RNZNVR), HMNZS Killegray (T/Lt. A.A. Bradshaw, RNZNVR) and HMNZS Muritai (T/Lt. W.D. Drake, RNZNR). (1)

27 Jul 1945
HMS Vox (Lt. W.E.I. Littlejohn, DSC, RANVR) conducted A/S exercises off Auckland with HMNZS Sandra (Lt.Cdr. H.A. Dunnet, RNR), HMNZS Scarba (Lt. C.C. Stevens, RNZNVR), HMNZS Killegray (T/Lt. A.A. Bradshaw, RNZNVR) and HMNZS Muritai (T/Lt. W.D. Drake, RNZNR). (1)

30 Jul 1945
HMS Vox (Lt. W.E.I. Littlejohn, DSC, RANVR) conducted A/S exercises off Auckland with HMNZS Sanda (Lt.Cdr. H.A. Dunnet, RNR), HMNZS Scarba (Lt. C.C. Stevens, RNZNVR), HMNZS Killegray (T/Lt. A.A. Bradshaw, RNZNVR), HMNZS Muritai (T/Lt. W.D. Drake, RNZNR), HMNZS HDML 1186 (T/Lt. A.R. Joughin, RNZNVR), HMNZS HDML 1187 (Lt. W.R.G. Reid, RNZNVR), HMNZS HDML 1189 (T/Lt. G.A.B. Walker, RNZNVR) and HMS HDML 1349 (T/Lt. A.J. Gillon, RNZNVR). (1)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/20354

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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