HMS Ophelia (T 05)
MS Trawler of the Shakespearian class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co. Ltd. (Goole, U.K.) : Amos & Smith|
|Ordered||12 Dec 1939|
|Laid down||1 Apr 1940|
|Launched||3 Sep 1940|
|Commissioned||2 Dec 1940|
|History||Sold in 1946.|
Commands listed for HMS Ophelia (T 05)
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|1||S Bennett, RNVR||Nov 1940||20 Dec 1941|
|2||T/Lt. Allen James Southgate, RNR||20 Dec 1941||late 1942|
|3||T/Lt. John Parker Dickinson, RNVR||late 1942||16 Nov 1942|
|4||T/Lt. Alfred Edward Bird, RNVR||16 Nov 1942||28 Sep 1943|
|5||T/Lt. Donald James Duncan, RNVR||28 Sep 1943||23 Nov 1945|
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Notable events involving Ophelia include:
19 Jun 1941
HrMs O 14 (Lt.Cdr. G. Quint, RNN(R)) departs Scapa Flow for Dundee where she arrived later on the same day. she made the trip with the M/S trawler HMS Ophelia (T/Lt. S. Bennett, RNVR) as escort. (1)
- File 2.12.03.6387 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- ADM 173/18397
- ADM 173/18891
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.