HMS Home Guard (T 394)
ASW Trawler of the Military class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) : Holmes|
|Ordered||20 Mar 1943|
|Laid down||17 Feb 1944|
|Launched||8 Jul 1944|
|Commissioned||19 Sep 1944|
Sold on 10 April 1946 to Loyal Steam Fishing Co Limited, Grimsby, renamed Loyal GY 344. Official number 166650. In August 1947 converted for fuel-oil burning. In January 1966 sold to Northern Trawlers Limited, Grimsby. Later in 1966 sold for scrapping to Scrapping Co, Willerbroek, Belgium 1966. Arrived Antwerp for breaking up 2 July 1966.
Commands listed for HMS Home Guard (T 394)
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|1||T/Lt. Mark Hellyer, RNVR||Jul 1944||8 Aug 1945|
|2||T/Lt. John Muir, RNVR||8 Aug 1945||1 Dec 1945|
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Notable events involving Home Guard include:
1 Mar 1945
HMS Home Guard (T/Lt. M. Hellyer, RNVR) picks up 35 survivors from the Panamanian merchant Alcedo that was torpedoed and sunk the previous day off Reykjavik, Iceland in position 64°07'N, 23°17'W by German U-boat U-1022.