HMS Coventry City (FY 267)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Smiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.)|
|Launched||25 May 1937|
Completed in August 1937.
Served off the US East coast as of March 1942, along with her crew to help with the recently established convoy system that was being adapted by the Americans. She was returned to RN control in October 1942.
In December 1942, she was in South African waters to combat the growing U-boat activity in that area.
From 15 unil 27 August 1943 Coventry City was docked in the Selborne dry dock at Simonstown, South Africa.
Coventry City remained in South African coastal waters until the end of hostilities. In 1945 Coventry City returned to UK where she was returned to her owner in August and reconverted for commercial use.
In May 1950, Coventry City was converted to an oil burner.
She was scrapped at Inverkeithing in June 1964.
Commands listed for HMS Coventry City (FY 267)
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and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.
|1||Lt. Thomas Tod Euman, RN||19 Jan 1940||21 Feb 1940|
|2||Lt.Cdr. (retired) Thomas Bovius Ralph Woodrooffe, RN||21 Feb 1940||Jun 1940|
|3||T/Lt. Thomas Arthur Rennie Muir, RNR||7 Jun 1940||Jan 1941|
|4||T/Lt. George Smith Hunter, RNR||Jan 1941||24 Nov 1941|
|5||T/Lt. John Coade Grose, RNR||24 Nov 1941||Aug 1943|
|6||T/Lt. John Wells, RNVR||Aug 1943||Jun 1944|
|7||T/Lt. Willie Morris, RNVR||Jun 1944||Apr 1945|
|8||T/Lt. Kenneth Stephen Hook, RNVR||Apr 1945|
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