HMS Pentland Firth (FY 108)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.)|
|Launched||26 Sep 1934|
|Lost||19 Sep 1942|
|Loss position||40° 25'N, 73° 55'W|
Completed on 22 November 1934.
Lent to the United States Navy in February 1942 to operate of the US East coast under USN control.
HMS Pentland Firth (Skr. Edward John Lockwood Davies, RNR) was sunk in a collision between Ambrose Lightship and Sandy Hook, New Jersey in position 40º25'N, 73º55'W with the U.S.N. minesweeping trawler USS Chaffinch (AM 81).
Commands listed for HMS Pentland Firth (FY 108)
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|1||Skr. Sidney George Jinks, RNR||29 Oct 1939||29 Apr 1940|
|2||Skr. Horace Charles Aisthorpe, RNR||29 Apr 1940||Jul 1941 (1)|
|3||Skr. Ernest Thomas Sanders, RNR||Jul 1941||Aug 1941|
|4||Skr. Edward John Lockwood Davies, RNR||Aug 1941||19 Sep 1942|
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Notable events involving Pentland Firth include:
25 Feb 1941
HrMs O 10 (Lt. J.H. Geijs, RNN) suffers from engine failure. She parted with the convoy and made for Tobermory escorted by HMS Pentland Firth (Skr. H.C. Aisthorpe, RNR) where she arrived late on this day. (2)
28 Feb 1941
After engine repairs, HrMs O 10 (Lt. J.H. Geijs, RNN), departed Tobermory for Rosyth escorted by HMS Pentland Firth (Skr. H.C. Aisthorpe, RNR). (2)
- File 2.12.03.6375 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)