Allied Warships

HMS Royal Marine (T 395)

ASW Trawler of the Military class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
PennantT 395 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) : Holmes 
Ordered20 Mar 1943 
Laid down30 Mar 1944 
Launched22 Jul 1944 
Commissioned30 Oct 1944 
End service 
HistorySold on 11 April 1946.


Commands listed for HMS Royal Marine (T 395)

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1T/S.Lt. Leonard Norman Holmes, RNVRSep 194429 May 1945
2Lt. Wallace Melville Baird, RNR29 May 194513 Dec 1945

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Notable events involving Royal Marine include:

5 Dec 1944
HMS Vitality (Lt. K.S. Renshaw, DSC, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Coldstreamer (T/Lt. A.L. Kerr, RNVR), HMS Northern Sky (T/Lt. G.O.T.D. Henderson, RNVR) and HMS Royal Marine (T/S.Lt. L.N. Holmes, RNVR). (1)


  1. ADM 173/19424

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

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