Allied Warships

HMS Pladda (T 144)

MS Trawler of the Isles class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
ClassIsles 
PennantT 144 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) : Holmes 
Ordered22 Jul 1940 
Laid down29 Dec 1940 
Launched16 Apr 1941 
Commissioned5 Sep 1941 
End service 
HistorySold in 1947.

 

Commands listed for HMS Pladda (T 144)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. Pearce Trewhella Lovelock, DSC, RNVR21 Aug 1941Jan 1944
2Frederick George Crossman, RNVRJan 194414 Dec 1945

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Notable events involving Pladda include:


5 Nov 1941
HrMs O 10 (Lt. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Pladda (T/Lt. P.T. Lovelock, DSC, RNVR) and HMS Shapinsay (A/Skr.Lt. W.S. Flowers, RNR). (1)

6 Nov 1941
HrMs O 10 (Lt. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Pladda (T/Lt. P.T. Lovelock, DSC, RNVR), HMS Shapinsay (A/Skr.Lt. W.S. Flowers, RNR), HMS Thyme (T/Lt. A.R. Mackay, RNZNVR) and HMS Lord Austin (Lt. N.P. McLeod, RNR). (1)

27 Sep 1942
HMS Truant (Lt.Cdr. H.A.V. Haggard, DSO, DSC, RN) carries out exercises off Diego Saurez with HMS Pladda (T/Lt. P.T. Lovelock, DSC, RNVR). (2)

Sources

  1. File 2.12.03.6378 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
  2. ADM 199/1861

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


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