HMS Copinsay (T 147)
MS Trawler of the Isles class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Cochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) : Amos & Smith|
|Ordered||27 May 1940|
|Laid down||7 Aug 1940|
|Launched||2 Dec 1940|
|Commissioned||26 Apr 1941|
|History||Sold in June 1946.|
Commands listed for HMS Copinsay (T 147)
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|1||Skr. Edward Robert Harris, RNR||8 Apr 1941||Oct 1942|
|2||Skr. Jock Alan MacTean, RNR||Oct 1942||mid 1944|
|3||T/Skr. Bertie Ernest Brown, RNR||mid 1944|
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Notable events involving Copinsay include:
3 May 1944
HMS H 32 (Lt. M.D. Hutley, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Stornoway with HMS Lord Nuffield (A/Skr.Lt. C.L. Buchan, RNR), HMS Copinsay (Skr. J.A. MacTean, RNR) and HMS Potentilla (Lt. R.H. Nossiter, DSC, RANVR). (1)
- ADM 173/18480
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.