HMS Paynter (FY 242)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.)|
|Launched||27 Jul 1937|
Completed in October 1937.
Returned to her owner in September 1945.
Commands listed for HMS Paynter (FY 242)
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|1||Skr. William John Prior Soloman, RNR||21 Dec 1939||14 Aug 1940|
|2||T/Lt. Frank Ardern, RNR||14 Aug 1940||28 Jan 1941 (1)|
|3||T/Lt. Charles Ingram Stevens, RNR||28 Jan 1941||9 Apr 1941|
|4||Lt. Richard Harwin Nossiter, RANVR||9 Apr 1941||Oct 1943|
|5||T/Lt. Thomas Bruce Stewart Brown, RNVR||Oct 1943|
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Notable events involving Paynter include:
24 Feb 1943
HMS H 44 (Lt. P.S. Beale, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Angle (T/Lt. E. Playne, RNVR), HMS Paynter (Lt. R.H. Nossiter, DSC, RANVR) and HMS Coltsfoot (T/Lt. the Hon. W.K. Rous, RNVR). (3)
- File 2.12.03.6369 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- ADM 173/17813
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.