HMS Mangrove (T 112)
MS Trawler of the Tree class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Ferguson Bros. Ltd. (Port Glasgow, Scotland)|
|Ordered||8 Jun 1939|
|Laid down||18 Aug 1939|
|Launched||15 Feb 1940|
|Commissioned||23 Apr 1940|
Lent to the Portugese Navy on 8 October 1943.
Commands listed for HMS Mangrove (T 112)
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|1||T/Skr. Albert Edward Johnson, RNR||19 Apr 1940||12 Dec 1940|
|2||T/Lt. Frederick John Stevens Crawford, RNVR||12 Dec 1940||Oct 1941|
|3||T/Lt. John Kenneth Murray Warde, RNVR||Oct 1941||Oct 1943|
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Notable events involving Mangrove include:
16 Sep 1943
HMS Unbroken (Lt. B.J.B. Andrew, DSC, RN) departed Yarmouth for Holy Loch. She made the passage together with HMS Safari (Lt. R.B. Lakin, DSO, DSC, RN). They were escorted by Chasseur 5. In the evening they were joined by HMS Whalsay (T/Lt. F.J.S. Crawford, RNVR) and HMS Mangrove (T/Lt. J.K.M. Warde, RNVR) who took over the escort. (2)
- ADM 173/18268
- ADM 199/1826
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.