Allied Warships

HMS Lord Nuffield (FY 221)

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 221 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched27 Apr 1937 
CommissionedMay 1940 
End service 
History

Completed in June 1937.
Taken over by the Admiralty in September 1939.
Displacement: 466 tons.

Returned to her owner in December 1945.
Scrapped at Antwerp, Belgium in 1967.

 

Commands listed for HMS Lord Nuffield (FY 221)

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CommanderFromTo
1Skr. David Evan Stanley Mair, RNRMay 194029 Dec 1942
2Skr. Samuel Heaton Williams, RNR29 Dec 194213 Mar 1944
3Ch.Skr. (A/Skr.Lt.) Charles Lamb Buchan, RNR13 Mar 1944

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Notable events involving Lord Nuffield include:


1 May 1944
HMS H 32 (Lt. M.D. Hutley, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Stornoway with HMS Lord Nuffield (A/Skr.Lt. C.L. Buchan, RNR). (1)

2 May 1944
HMS H 32 (Lt. M.D. Hutley, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Stornoway with HMS Lord Nuffield (A/Skr.Lt. C.L. Buchan, RNR) and HMS Copinsay (Skr. J.A. MacTean, RNR). (1)

3 May 1944
HMS H 32 (Lt. M.D. Hutley, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Stornoway with HMS Lord Nuffield (A/Skr.Lt. C.L. Buchan, RNR), HMS Copinsay (Skr. J.A. MacTean, RNR) and HMS Potentilla (Lt. R.H. Nossiter, DSC, RANVR). (1)

4 May 1944
HMS H 32 (Lt. M.D. Hutley, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Stornoway with HMS Lord Nuffield (A/Skr.Lt. C.L. Buchan, RNR) and HMS Potentilla (Lt. R.H. Nossiter, DSC, RANVR). (1)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/18480

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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