HMS Northern Foam (4.76)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Deschimag (Bremerhaven, Germany)|
Completed in September 1936.
Returned to her owner in November 1945.
Commands listed for HMS Northern Foam (4.76)
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|1||Lt. George William Houchen, RNR||5 Sep 1939||Oct 1940|
|2||T/Lt. Martin Todd, RNR||Oct 1940||early 1942|
|3||T/Lt. Keir Francis Rasmussen, RNR||early 1942||9 Jul 1942|
|4||T/Lt. Bryan Webster Harris, RNVR||9 Jul 1942||18 Oct 1943|
|5||T/Lt. John Alexander Crockett, RNR||18 Oct 1943|
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Notable events involving Northern Foam include:
23 Sep 1943
HMS Northern Foam (Lt. H.G. Ross) picks up 30 survivors from the British merchant Fort Jemseg and 43 survivors from the Norwegian merchant Skjelbred that were torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-238 in the North Atlantic, south-southeast of Cape Farewell, in position 53°18'N, 40°24'W.