HMS Loch Oskaig (FY 175)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Smiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.)|
|Launched||16 Mar 1937|
Completed in April 1937.
Used as an Armed Boarding Vessel (ABV) from May 1941.
Commands listed for HMS Loch Oskaig (FY 175)
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|1||Ch.Skr. John Culbertson Anderson, RNR||Dec 1939||20 Jan 1940|
|2||T/Lt. Logie James Simpson, RNR||20 Jan 1940||14 Jun 1940|
|3||Lt. Joseph Eric Woolfenden, RNR||14 Jun 1940||18 Oct 1940|
|4||Lt.Cdr. Stanley Darling, RANVR||18 Oct 1940||30 Sep 1941|
|5||T/Lt. Edwin Stanley Robert Swan, RNVR||30 Sep 1941||Feb 1942|
|6||T/Lt. George Thomas Sidney Clampitt, RNR||Feb 1942||late 1943|
|7||T/Lt. Edward Alfred Norris, RNVR||late 1943||14 Apr 1944|
|8||T/Lt. John Hedley Lynes, RNVR||14 Apr 1944|
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Notable events involving Loch Oskaig include:
5 Mar 1943
HMS Loch Oskaig (T/Lt. G.T.S. Clampitt, RNR) picks up 3 survivors from the British steam merchant Empire Tower that was torpedoed and sunk by the German U-boat U-130 northwest of Lisbon in position 43°50'N, 14°46'W.