Allied Warships

HMS Ganilly (T 367)

MS Trawler of the Isles class

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NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
PennantT 367 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) : Holmes 
Ordered30 Jul 1942 
Laid down3 Mar 1943 
Launched22 May 1943 
Commissioned3 Sep 1943 
Lost5 Jul 1944 
Loss position49° 36'N, 0° 57'W

HMS Ganilly (T/Lt. Richard Beattie, RNVR) was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-390 off Utah Beach, Normandy in position 49º36'N, 00º57'W.

3 Officers and 37 ratings were missing presumed killed, 1 officer and 3 ratings survived the sinking and were picked up by HMS Watchman (T/A/Lt.Cdr. J.R. Clarke, DSC, RNVR).


Hit by U-boat
Sunk on 5 Jul 1944 by U-390 (Geissler).

U-boat AttackSee our U-boat attack entry for the HMS Ganilly

Commands listed for HMS Ganilly (T 367)

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1T/Lt. Maurice William Hampson, RNVR23 Aug 1943mid 1944
2Richard Beattie, RNVRmid 19445 Jul 1944

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