Allied Warships

HMS Juliet (T 136)

MS Trawler of the Shakespearian class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
ClassShakespearian 
PennantT 136 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) : Holmes 
Ordered12 Dec 1939 
Laid down23 May 1940 
Launched2 Oct 1940 
Commissioned20 Mar 1941 
End service 
HistorySold in 1947.

 

Commands listed for HMS Juliet (T 136)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt. Leonard Bentley Moffatt, RNR5 Mar 19411 Apr 1943
2T/Lt. Thomas Paxton, RNR1 Apr 1943Jul 1944
3T/Lt. James Bradshaw, RNVR1944

4T/Lt. Arthur James Malcolm Holland, RNVRJul 19441944
5T/Lt. Alexander Brown Grant, RNVR11 Jul 194421 Oct 1945

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Notable events involving Juliet include:


20 Jan 1943
HMS P 211 (Cdr. B. Bryant, DSC, RN) departed Algiers for her 8th war patrol (also 8th in the Mediterranean). She was ordered to patrol off Naples, Italy.

Before proceeding on patrol A/S exercises were carried out with the British M/S trawlers HMS Juliet (Lt. L.B. Moffatt, RNR) and HMS Cava (T/Lt. R.L. Petty-Major, RNVR) and later with HMS Polruan (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) J.S. Landers, RNR) and HMS Brixham (Lt. G.A. Simmers, DSC, RNR). (1)

Sources

  1. ADM 199/1839

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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