Allied Warships

HMS Rosevean (T 363)

MS Trawler of the Isles class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
PennantT 363 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) : Holmes 
Ordered29 Aug 1942 
Laid down15 Apr 1943 
Launched17 Jul 1943 
Commissioned16 Oct 1943 
End service 
HistorySold in March 1946.


Commands listed for HMS Rosevean (T 363)

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1T/A/Lt.Cdr. Leonard Henry Hill, DSC, RNVROct 1943mid/late45
2T/Lt. Charles William Shuter, RNVRmid/late45early 1946

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Notable events involving Rosevean include:

11 Jan 1944
HMS Tantalus (Lt.Cdr. H.S. Mackenzie, DSO and Bar, RN) departed from Portsmouth for Larne via Plymouth. She was escorted until off Plymouth by the Free French submarine chaser Chasseur 10 when HMS Tudor (Lt. S.A. Porter, DSC, RN) joined and HMS Rosevean (T/A/Lt.Cdr. L.H. Hill, DSC, RNVR) took over the escort. (1)


  1. ADM 173/18941

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

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