Allied Warships

HMS Benbecula (T 379)

MS Trawler of the Isles class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
ClassIsles 
PennantT 379 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) : Holmes 
Ordered13 Dec 1942 
Laid down21 Jul 1943 
Launched28 Oct 1943 
Commissioned13 Jan 1944 
End service 
HistorySold in March 1946.

 

Commands listed for HMS Benbecula (T 379)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/A/Lt.Cdr. Arthur Frederick Whalley Boumphrey, RNVR4 Jan 1944

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Notable events involving Benbecula include:


8 Mar 1944
HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena, RNN(R)) participated in A/S exercises off Stornoway with HMS Benbecula (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A.F.W. Boumphrey, RNVR), HMS Arcturus (T/Lt. H.R. Grief, RNR), HMS Flint Castle (T/Lt. N. Harrison, RNVR) and HMS Crowlin (A/Skr.Lt. A. Smith, RNR). (1)

9 Mar 1944
HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena, RNN(R)) participated in A/S exercises off Stornoway with HMS Benbecula (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A.F.W. Boumphrey, RNVR), HMS Arcturus (T/Lt. H.R. Grief, RNR) and HMS Crowlin (A/Skr.Lt. A. Smith, RNR). (1)

11 Mar 1944
HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena, RNN(R)) participated in A/S exercises off Stornoway with HMS Benbecula (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A.F.W. Boumphrey, RNVR) and HMS Flint Castle (T/Lt. N. Harrison, RNVR). (1)

Sources

  1. File 2.12.03.6384 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)

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