Allied Warships

HMS Lady Hogarth (4.89)

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Pennant4.89 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched7 Sep 1937 
Commissioned 1940 
End service 
History

Completed on 22 October 1937.
Taken over by the Admiralty on 31 May 1940.
Displacement: 472 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr gun.

Returned to her owner in 1945.
Renamed Kingston Emerald in 1946.
Renamed Staxton Wyke in 1951.
Sunk in a collision 10 nautical miles south of Flamborough Head on 23 August 1959.

 

Commands listed for HMS Lady Hogarth (4.89)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Skr. Sidney Ness, RNR9 Nov 1939mid 1940

2T/Skr. Herbert Hopwood Firth, RNR1 Sep 194011 Feb 1941
3T/Lt. Sidney George Barnes, RNR11 Feb 1941mid 1944
4T/Lt. John Lanyon, RNVRmid 1944

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Notable events involving Lady Hogarth include:


9 Mar 1941
HMS H 50 (Lt. P.R.H. Harrison, DSC, RN) conducted exercises off Tobermory with HMS Amaranthus (Lt. N.B.J. Stapleton, RNR) and HMS Lady Hogarth (T/Lt. S.G. Barnes, RNR). (1)

15 Mar 1941
HMS H 50 (Lt. P.R.H. Harrison, DSC, RN) conducted exercises off Tobermory with HMS Amaranthus (Lt. N.B.J. Stapleton, RNR) and HMS Loch Monteith (T/Lt. K.W. Richardson, RNR).

Upon completion of these exercises HMS H 50 departed the Tobermory area for Rothesay escorted by HMS Lady Hogarth (T/Lt. S.G. Barnes, RNR).

25 May 1941
HrMs O 23 (Lt.Cdr. G.B.M. van Erkel, RNN) carried out A/S exercises off Gibraltar with the British sloop HMS Scarborough (Lt. A.P. Northey, DSC, RN) and the British ASW trawler HMS Lady Hogarth (T/Lt. S.G. Barnes, RNR).

Upon completion of this exercise all three ships joined the escort of convoy HG 63 (11th war patrol for O 23).

For the daily positions of HrMs O 23 during this patrol see the map below.


Ver HrMs O 23 11th war patrol click here for bigger map (2)

19 Oct 1941
HMS Lady Hogarth (Lt. S.G. Barnes, RNR) picks up 16 survivors from the British tanker Inverlee that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-204 30 nautical miles 240° from Cape Spartel, Morocco.

Sources

  1. ADM 173/16791
  2. ADM 199/1879

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


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