HMS Lord Essenden (FY 218)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.)|
|Launched||9 May 1936|
Completed in June 1936.
Returned to her owner in October 1945.
Commands listed for HMS Lord Essenden (FY 218)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. (retired) Robert Arthur Francis Nicholl-Cadell, RN||9 Dec 1939||May 1940|
|2||Skr. James Troup Denoon, RNR||May 1940||25 Jun 1942|
|3||Skr. James William Shell, RNR||25 Jun 1942||13 Sep 1942|
|4||A/Skr.Lt. Frank Alexander Yeomans, RNR||13 Sep 1942|
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Notable events involving Lord Essenden include:
26 Jun 1942
HMS Torbay (Cdr. A.C.C. Miers, DSO and Bar, RN) departed from Portsmouth bound for the Devonport Dockyard at Plymouth where she is to refit. She arrived at Devonport the next day. She was escorted by HMS Lord Essenden (Skr. J.W. Shell, RNR). Most of the passage was made in convoy. (1)
6 Mar 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. C.R. Pelly, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Plymouth with HMS Rowan (T/Lt. R.O. Moore, RNVR), HMS Lord Essenden (A/Skr.Lt. F.A. Yeomans, RNR), HMS Cape Comorin (T/Lt. N.L. Brown, RNVR) and HMS Ambrose Pare (Skr. J.W. Morris, RNR). (2)
- ADM 173/17625
- ADM 173/17922
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.