Allied Warships

HMS Lennox (ii) (J 276)

Minesweeper of the Algerine class


HMS Lennox on 21 August 1944.
Photograph with thanks to John and Louise Marentette.

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassAlgerine 
PennantJ 276 
ModReciprocating engined 
Built byLobnitz & Co. Ltd. (Renfrew, Scotland) 
Ordered3 May 1942 
Laid down3 Mar 1943 
Launched15 Oct 1943 
Commissioned18 Jan 1944 
End service 
History

Scrapped 1 June 1961.

 

Commands listed for HMS Lennox (ii) (J 276)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Thomas Tod Euman, RN20 Dec 194312 Feb 1945
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Charles Henry Walton, RNR12 Feb 194510 Nov 1945

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Notable events involving Lennox (ii) include:


Photo of the crew of HMS Lennox, probably taken in mid/late 1944.

Photo with thanks to John and Louise Marentette.

28 Jan 1944
HMS Una (T/L. P.S. Thirsk, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Stornoway with HMS Lennox (Lt.Cdr. T.T. Euman, RN) and HMS Victrix (T/Lt. R.H. McDonald, RNVR). (1)

31 Jan 1944
HMS Una (T/L. P.S. Thirsk, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Stornoway with HMS Lennox (Lt.Cdr. T.T. Euman, RN). (1)

1 Feb 1944
HMS Una (T/L. P.S. Thirsk, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Stornoway with HMS Lennox (Lt.Cdr. T.T. Euman, RN). (2)

4 Feb 1944
HMS Una (T/L. P.S. Thirsk, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Stornoway with HMS Lennox (Lt.Cdr. T.T. Euman, RN) and HMS Wistaria (A/Skr.Lt. J.H. Consadine, DSC, RNR). (2)

5 Feb 1944
HMS Una (T/L. P.S. Thirsk, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Stornoway with HMS Lennox (Lt.Cdr. T.T. Euman, RN) and HMS Wistaria (A/Skr.Lt. J.H. Consadine, DSC, RNR). (2)

6 Feb 1944
HMS Una (T/L. P.S. Thirsk, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Stornoway with HMS Lennox (Lt.Cdr. T.T. Euman, RN), HMS Wistaria (A/Skr.Lt. J.H. Consadine, DSC, RNR) and HMS Grain (A/Skr.Lt. E.J.L. Davies, RNR). (3)

7 Feb 1944
HMS Una (T/L. P.S. Thirsk, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Stornoway with HMS Lennox (Lt.Cdr. T.T. Euman, RN), HMS Wistaria (A/Skr.Lt. J.H. Consadine, DSC, RNR) and HMS Grain (A/Skr.Lt. E.J.L. Davies, RNR). (2)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/19188
  2. ADM 173/19189
  3. ADM 199/19189

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


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