Allied Warships

HMS Grain (T 360)

MS Trawler of the Isles class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
ClassIsles 
PennantT 360 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) : Amos & Smith 
Ordered21 Oct 1942 
Laid down23 Apr 1943 
Launched17 Aug 1943 
Commissioned10 Dec 1943 
End service 
History

Sold to the Italian Navy on 16 March 1946.

 

Commands listed for HMS Grain (T 360)

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1Skr. Edward John Lockwood Davies, RNR30 Nov 1943Oct 1945

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Notable events involving Grain include:


6 Feb 1944
HMS Una (T/L. P.S. Thirsk, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Stornoway with HMS Lennox (Lt.Cdr. T.T. Euman, RN), HMS Wistaria (A/Skr.Lt. J.H. Consadine, DSC, RNR) and HMS Grain (A/Skr.Lt. E.J.L. Davies, RNR). (1)

7 Feb 1944
HMS Una (T/L. P.S. Thirsk, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Stornoway with HMS Lennox (Lt.Cdr. T.T. Euman, RN), HMS Wistaria (A/Skr.Lt. J.H. Consadine, DSC, RNR) and HMS Grain (A/Skr.Lt. E.J.L. Davies, RNR). (2)

9 Feb 1944
HMS Una (T/L. P.S. Thirsk, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Stornoway with HMS Skokholm (T/Lt. T. Costley, RNVR) and HMS Grain (A/Skr.Lt. E.J.L. Davies, RNR). (2)

10 Feb 1944
HMS Una (T/L. P.S. Thirsk, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Stornoway with HMS Grain (A/Skr.Lt. E.J.L. Davies, RNR). These were followed by gunnery exercises with a target that was towed by HMS Ocean Vim. (2)

Sources

  1. ADM 199/19189
  2. ADM 173/19189

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


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