HMS Ganilly (T 367)
MS Trawler of the Isles class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) : Holmes|
|Ordered||30 Jul 1942|
|Laid down||3 Mar 1943|
|Launched||22 May 1943|
|Commissioned||3 Sep 1943|
|Lost||5 Jul 1944|
|Loss position||49° 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 HMS Watchman (T/A/Lt.Cdr. J.R. Clarke, DSC, RNVR).
Hit by U-boat
|U-boat Attack||See our U-boat attack entry for the HMS Ganilly|
Commands listed for HMS Ganilly (T 367)
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|1||T/Lt. Maurice William Hampson, RNVR||23 Aug 1943||mid 1944|
|2||Richard Beattie, RNVR||mid 1944||5 Jul 1944|
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