Allied Warships

HMS Lady Lilian

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched2 Sep 1939 
CommissionedApr 1940 
Lost16 Mar 1941 
Loss position54° 18'N, 12° 10'W

Completed on 9 November 1939.
Taken over by the Admiralty on 23 January 1940.
Displacement: 581 tons.
Armament: 1 4" gun.

HMT Lady Lilian (T/Lt. the Hon. William Keith Rous, RNVR) was sunk by German aircraft about 75 nautical miles west of Erris Head, Ireland in position 54º18'N, 12º10'W.


Commands listed for HMS Lady Lilian

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1T/Lt. Thomas Willis Coyne, RNR24 Apr 194031 Dec 1940
2T/Lt. the Hon. William Keith Rous, RNVR31 Dec 194016 Mar 1941

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