HMS Lady Madeleine (FY 283)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.)|
|Launched||14 Sep 1939|
Completed on 30 November 1939.
Returned to her owner in February 1946.
Commands listed for HMS Lady Madeleine (FY 283)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Thomas George Hill, RNR||24 Apr 1940||14 Aug 1940|
|2||T/Lt. Philip Hastings Potter, RNR||14 Aug 1940||27 Feb 1941|
|3||T/Lt. William Graeme Ogden, RNVR||27 Feb 1941||Feb 1943|
|4||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Nigel Stuart Heriot, DSC, RNVR||Feb 1943||27 Jul 1943|
|5||T/Lt. Roger Crawford Heron, RNVR||27 Jul 1943||6 Sep 1944|
|6||T/Lt. John David Walter Lewis, RNVR||6 Sep 1944|
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Notable events involving Lady Madeleine include:
29 Jan 1941
HMS Lady Madeleine (T/Lt. P.H. Potter, RNR) picks up 20 survivors from the British merchant King Robert that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-94 south of Rockall in position 56°00'N, 15°23'W.
3 Feb 1943
HMS Lady Madeleine (T/Lt. W.G. Ogden, RNVR) picks up survivors from the American merchant Greylock that was torpedoed and damaged by German U-boat U-255 in the Norwegian Sea in position 70°52'N, 00°21'W. The Greylock was later sunk by gunfire by one of the escorts.
17 Mar 1943
HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Kite (Lt.Cdr. W.F.R. Segrave, RN), HMS Lady Madeleine (T/A/Lt.Cdr. N.S. Heriot, DSC, RNVR), ML 166 and ML 574 (T/S.Lt. E.R.S. Gillham, RNVR). (1)
17 Mar 1945
German U-boat U-246 was sunk south of the Isle of Man, in position 53°40'N, 04°53,5'N, by depth charges from the British ASW trawler HMS Lady Madeleine (T/Lt. J.D.W. Lewis, RNVR).
- File 2.12.03.6382 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)