HMS Tumult (R 11)
Destroyer of the T class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||John Brown Shipbuilding & Engineering Company Ltd. (Clydebank, Scotland)|
|Ordered||13 Mar 1941|
|Laid down||16 Nov 1941|
|Launched||9 Nov 1942|
|Commissioned||2 Apr 1943|
Scrapped at Dalmuir in October 1965.
Commands listed for HMS Tumult (R 11)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Norman Lanyon, RN||23 Feb 1943||15 Nov 1944|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Arthur Shubrook Pomeroy, DSC, RN||15 Nov 1944||mid 1946|
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Notable events involving Tumult include:
29 Nov 1943
German U-boat U-86 was sunk east of the Azores, in position 40°52'N, 18°54'W, by depth charges from the British destroyers HMS Tumult (Lt.Cdr. N. Lanyon, RN) and HMS Rocket (Lt.Cdr. H.B. Ackworth, OBE, RN).
30 Mar 1944
German U-boat U-223 was sunk in the Mediterranean north of Palermo, in position 38°48'N, 14°10'E, by depth charges from the British destroyers HMS Laforey (Capt. H.T. Armstrong, DSO, DSC and Bar, RN) and HMS Tumult (Lt.Cdr. N. Lanyon, RN) and the British escort destroyers HMS Hambledon (Lt. L.G. Toone, RN) and HMS Blencathra (Lt.Cdr. E.G. Warren, RN).