HMS Canna (T 161)
MS Trawler of the Isles class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Cochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) : Amos & Smith|
|Ordered||6 Apr 1940|
|Laid down||19 Jul 1940|
|Launched||18 Nov 1940|
|Commissioned||7 Apr 1941|
|Lost||5 Dec 1942|
|History||HMS Canna (T/Lt. Wilfred Noel Bishop-Laggett, RNR) was burnt out at Lagos, Nigeria on 5 December 1942.|
Commands listed for HMS Canna (T 161)
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|1||T/Lt. Gerald Charles Leonard Payne, RNVR||29 Jan 1941||17 Jul 1942|
|2||T/Lt. Wilfred Noel Bishop-Laggett, RNR||17 Jul 1942||5 Dec 1942|
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Notable events involving Canna include:
5 Nov 1942
HMS Canna (T/Lt. W.N. Bishop-Laggett, RNR) picks up 22 survivors from the British merchant Peterton that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-109 on 17 September northwest of the Cape Verde Islands.