HMS Foxtrot (T 109)
ASW Trawler of the Dance class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Cochrane & Sons shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) : Amos & Smith|
|Ordered||9 Sep 1939|
|Laid down||24 Oct 1939|
|Launched||23 Apr 1940|
|Commissioned||30 Aug 1940|
|History||Sold 31 July 1946.|
Commands listed for HMS Foxtrot (T 109)
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|1||T/Lt. Arthur Leonard Defrates, RNR||31 Jul 1940||4 Dec 1940|
|2||T/Lt. Sydney Reginald Smith, RNR||4 Dec 1940||21 Feb 1941|
|3||T/Lt. Royden James Gluning, RNR||21 Feb 1941||ca. Sep 41|
|4||T/Lt. Juan Boyd Bald, RNVR||ca. Sep 41||ca early44|
|5||T/Lt. Owen Ralph Turville, RNVR||ca early44||Aug 1945|
|6||T/Lt. Gordon Forster, RNVR||Aug 1945|
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Notable events involving Foxtrot include:
30 Nov 1942
HMS P 216 (Lt. A.R. Daniell, DSC, RN) ended her 1st war patrol at Lerwick. She departed for Holy Loch later the same day together with HMS P 312 (Lt.Cdr. R.M. Favell, RN). They were escorted by HMS Scalby Wyke (Skr. A. Mackay, RNR) until 1300/1 when HMS Foxtrot took over the escort. (2)
20 Apr 1943
HMS Stella Carina and HMS Foxtrot together pick up 61 survivors from the American merchant Michigan that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-565 about 60 nautical miles west of Oran, Algeria in position 35°59'N, 01°25'W.
- File 2.12.03.6366 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- ADM 199/1871
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.