HMS Arctic Ranger (FY 186)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.)|
|Launched||15 Dec 1936|
Completed in February 1937.
Sold in July 1945.
Commands listed for HMS Arctic Ranger (FY 186)
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|1||Cdr. (retired) James Halliburton Young, RN||11 Sep 1939||late 1941|
|2||Ch.Skr. Harold Burnett Wray, RNR||late 1941||6 Feb 1942|
|3||Skr. George Thomas Lilley, DSC, RNR||6 Feb 1942||Jul 1942|
|4||Skr. John Foubister Banks, RNR||Jul 1942||10 Nov 1943|
|5||A/Skr.Lt. John Howson, RNR||10 Nov 1943|
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Notable events involving Arctic Ranger include:
17 Feb 1945
HMS Arctic Ranger (A/Skr.Lt. J. Howson, RNR) picks up men from the British tanker Regent Lion that was torpedoed and damaged 27 nautical miles west of Gibraltar in position 35?56'N, 05?45'W by German U-boat U-300.
- ADM 173/17180
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.