Allied Warships

HMS Loch Melfort (FY 151)

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 151 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched22 Oct 1934 
CommissionedOct 1939 
End service 

Completed in November 1934.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 440 tons.

Sold in February 1946.
Renamed St. Amandus in 1946.
Wrecked off the Skraaven lighthouse, Vestfjord, Norway on 25 December 1947.


Commands listed for HMS Loch Melfort (FY 151)

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1Cdr. (retired) Maurice Arthur Brind, RN9 Oct 19391 Apr 1940
2Lt.Cdr. Francis Mervyn Wynter Harris, RNR13 Apr 1940May 1940
3T/Lt. Frederick Graham-Brown, RNRMay 1940mid 1941
4T/Lt. William Fleming McAusland, RNVRmid 1941late 1942
5Lt. Jack Carlton Pope, RNRlate 1942late 1942
6T/Lt. Ernest Lockett Cole, RNVRlate 19421 Feb 1943
7T/Lt. Frank Bloor, RNVR1 Feb 1943May 1944
8Lt. Charles Russell Dunlop, RNVRMay 19441 Jul 1944
9T/Lt. Herbert George Gabriel, RNVR1 Jul 1944

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