HMS Lord Middleton (FY 219)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.)|
|Launched||24 Mar 1936|
Completed in May 1936.
Returned to her owner in July 1945.
Commands listed for HMS Lord Middleton (FY 219)
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|1||Skr. Edgar Albert Mutten, RNR||10 Dec 1939||12 Jan 1941|
|2||T/Lt. Robert Hudson Jameson, RNR||12 Jan 1941||17 Jan 1943|
|3||T/Lt. Trevor Davies Bennett, RNR||17 Jan 1943||6 Mar 1943|
|4||T/Lt. George Otto Thompson Dawson Henderson, RNVR||6 Mar 1943||Mar 1944|
|5||T/Lt. Leslie Alfred James Berry, RNVR||Mar 1944||15 Dec 1944|
|6||T/A/Lt.Cdr. George Henry Riches, RNVR||15 Dec 1944||Mar 1945|
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Notable events involving Lord Middleton include:
16 Apr 1942
HMS Lord Middleton (T/Lt. R.H. Jameson, RNR) picks up 9 survivors from the British merchant Empire Howard that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-403 north-west of North Cape in position 73°48'N, 21°50'E.
1 May 1942
The Soviet merchant Tsiolkovskij that was torpedoed and damaged by German U-boat U-589 in the Arctic Ocean in position 71°46'N, 34°30'E. The damaged Soviet ship was later sunk by the German destroyers Z-24 and Z-25. HMS Lord Middleton (T/Lt. R.H. Jameson, RNR) later picked up 14 survivors.
8 Mar 1943
HMS H 28 (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMCS Eyebright (T/Lt. H.L. Quinn, RCNVR), HMS Ayrshire (T/Lt. R.W.H. Elsden, RNVR), HMS Cape Argona (T/A/Lt.Cdr. T/A/Lt.Cdr. E.R. Pate, RNR) and HMS Lord Middleton (T/Lt. G.O.T.D. Henderson, RNVR). (2)
9 Mar 1943
HMS H 28 (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Lord Middleton (T/Lt. G.O.T.D. Henderson, RNVR), HMS Jed (Lt.Cdr. R.C. Freaker, DSO, RNR), HMS Cape Mariato (T/Lt. N.J. Ivison, RNVR) and HMS Cape Argona (T/A/Lt.Cdr. T/A/Lt.Cdr. E.R. Pate, RNR). (2)
- ADM 173/17802
- ADM 173/17756
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.