HMS Mazurka (T 30)
ASW Trawler of the Dance class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Ferguson Bros. Ltd. (Port Glasgow, Scotland)|
|Ordered||9 Sep 1939|
|Laid down||21 Mar 1940|
|Launched||28 Nov 1940|
|Commissioned||22 Feb 1941|
Sold to the Belgian Navy in March 1946.
Commands listed for HMS Mazurka (T 30)
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|1||T/Lt. Victor Richard Tyrrell, RNR||20 Nov 1940||12 Mar 1942|
|2||T/Lt. Stanley William Lock, RNVR||12 Mar 1942||2 May 1943|
|3||T/Lt. Harry Meredith, RNVR||2 May 1943||4 Jun 1943|
|4||A/Skr.Lt. John Baxter, RNR||4 Jun 1943|
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Notable events involving Mazurka include:
12 Jun 1943
HMS Stonehenge (Lt. D.S.M. Verschoyle-Campbell, DSC and Bar, RN) departed her builders yard at Birkenhead for Holy Loch. She is escorted during this passage by the British ASW trawler HMS Mazurka (A/Skr.Lt. J. Baxter, RNR). (2)
8 Dec 1943
HMS H 34 (Lt. R.L. Jay, RN) departed Portsmouth for Rothesay. At the same time HMS Stoic (Lt. P.B. Marriot, DSO, RN) also departed Portsmouth. The submarines were escorted by the Free French Chasseur 14 until 1700 hours when rendez-vous was made with HMS Unbending (Lt. J.D. Martin, DSC, RN) and escort HMS Mazurka (A/Skr.Lt. J. Baxter, RNR) both coming from Plymouth. Chasseur 14 and HMS Stoic then parted company. (4)
- ADM 173/16791
- ADM 173/18114
- ADM 173/18344
- ADM 173/17801
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.