HMS Notts County (FY 250)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Smiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.)|
|Launched||18 Nov 1937|
|Lost||9 Mar 1942|
|Loss position||63° 10'N, 13° 16'W|
Completed in January 1938.
HMT Notts County (T/Lt. Ronald Hartley Hampton, RNR) was torpedoed and sunk by U-701 southeast of Iceland in position 63º10'N, 13º16'W on 9 March 1942.
Hit by U-boat
|U-boat Attack||See our U-boat attack entry for the HMS Notts County|
Commands listed for HMS Notts County (FY 250)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. (retired) John King Pollock, RN||9 Nov 1939||14 Sep 1940|
|2||T/Lt. Rex Thorne, RNVR||14 Sep 1940||11 Feb 1941|
|3||T/S.Lt. Ronald Hartley Hampton, RNR||11 Feb 1941||9 Mar 1942 (+)|
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Notable events involving Notts County include:
11 Apr 1940
HMS Taku (Lt.Cdr. V.J.H. Van der Byl, RN) departed from the Clyde area for her 1st war patrol. She is to patrol off Central Norway. She was escorted until 2145/12 by HMS Notts County (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) J.K. Pollock, RN). (1)
27 Aug 1940
HMS Tigris (Lt.Cdr. H.F. Bone, RN) departed from Rothesay for her 2nd war patrol. She made the passage together with cable ship HMS Lasso (Capt.(Retd.) H.C.P. Pipon, RN). They were escorted by HMS Notts County (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) J.K. Pollock, RN) until 2130/29. She was ordered to patrol in the Bay of Biscay. (2)
- ADM 199/1846
- ADM 199/1845
- File 2.12.03.6366 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.