HMS Patroller (D 07)
Escort Carrier of the Ameer class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||27 Nov 1942|
|Launched||6 May 1943|
|Commissioned||25 Oct 1943|
|End service||13 Dec 1946|
Transferred to the Royal Navy under lend-lease.
|Former name||USS Keneenaw|
Commands listed for HMS Patroller (D 07)
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|1||Capt. Arthur Ian Robertson, RNR||Oct 1943||17 Apr 1944|
|2||Capt. Clive Denison Arbuthnot, RN||17 Apr 1944||27 Sep 1945|
|3||Capt. James Ian Robertson, RN||27 Sep 1945||Oct 1945 ?|
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Notable events involving Patroller include:
4 Jan 1944
HrMs Tromp (A/Capt. F. Stam, RNN) departed Fremantle for Colombo where she was to join the Eastern Fleet. During the passege Tromp acted as escort for the British escort carrier HMS Patroller (Capt. A.I. Robertson, RNR). (1)
12 Jan 1944
HrMs Tromp (A/Capt. F. Stam, RNN) and the British escort carrier HMS Patroller (Capt. A.I. Robertson, RNR) were joined by the Australian destroyers HMAS Nizam (Cdr. C.H. Brooks, RAN) and HMAS Napier (Lt.Cdr. A.H. Green, DSC, RAN). (1)
- File 2.12.03.6853 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)