Allied Warships

HMS Rosalind (T 135)

MS Trawler of the Shakespearian class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
ClassShakespearian 
PennantT 135 
Built byA & J Inglis Ltd. (Glasgow, Scotland) : Aitchison Blair 
Ordered12 Dec 1939 
Laid down1 Oct 1940 
Launched3 May 1941 
Commissioned18 Oct 1941 
End service 
History

Sold to the Kenyan Navy in August 1946.

 

Commands listed for HMS Rosalind (T 135)

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CommanderFromTo
1Skr. Eric George Littler, DSC, RD, RNR30 Sep 1941

2T/Lt. Edward Alexander King, RNVR29 Jan 19454 Apr 1945
3A/Skr.Lt. Charles William Burman, RNR4 Apr 1945

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Notable events involving Rosalind include:


22 Nov 1941
HrMs O 9 (Lt.Cdr. H.A.W. Goossens, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Rockrose (Lt.Cdr. J.D. Birch, RNR), HMS Snowflake (Lt. H.G. Chesterman, RNR), HMS Sluna (Lt.Cdr. E.W. Middleton, RNVR) and HMS Rosalind (Skr. E.G. Littler, DSC, RD, RNR). (1)

27 Nov 1941
HrMs O 9 (Lt.Cdr. H.A.W. Goossens, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Sluna (Lt.Cdr. E.W. Middleton, RNVR) and HMS Rosalind (Skr. E.G. Littler, DSC, RD, RNR). (1)

28 Nov 1941
HrMs O 9 (Lt.Cdr. H.A.W. Goossens, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Rosalind (Skr. E.G. Littler, DSC, RD, RNR) and HMS Oracle (T/A/Lt.Cdr. S.A. Martyn, RNR). (1)

Sources

  1. File 2.12.03.6368 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)

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