Allied Warships

HMS Sarabande (T 125)

ASW Trawler of the Dance class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
PennantT 125 
Built byA & J Inglis Ltd. (Glasgow, Scotland) : Aitchison Blair 
Ordered9 Sep 1939 
Laid down5 Mar 1940 
Launched29 Aug 1940 
Commissioned2 Jan 1941 
End service 
HistorySold in March 1946.


Commands listed for HMS Sarabande (T 125)

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1Skr.Lt. (retired) Laurence Frederick Scarlett, DSC, DSC, RD, RNR21 Dec 194029 Jul 1942
2Ch.Skr. (A/Skr.Lt.) Albert Scott Henderson Robb, RD, RNR29 Jul 1942Apr 1943
3Skr. Lewis Henry Brown, RNRApr 1943Sep 1943
4A/Skr.Lt. Joseph Trone Hindmarsh Fairbairn, RNRSep 1943Jan 1945
5A/Ch.Skr. (A/Skr.Lt.) Henry Rich, RNRJan 1945

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Notable events involving Sarabande include:

13 Mar 1943
HMS P 615 (Lt. C.W.St.C. Lambert, DSC and Bar, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Freetown with HMS Sarabande (A/Skr.Lt. A.S.H. Robb, RD, RNR) and HMS Rumba (T/Lt. E.C.F.D. Jacquier, RNVR). (1)


  1. ADM 199/635

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

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