Allied Warships

HMS Trondra (T 181)

MS Trawler of the Isles class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
ClassIsles 
PennantT 181 
Built byJ. Lewis & Sons Ltd. (Aberdeen, Scotland) 
Ordered7 Oct 1940 
Laid down16 Apr 1941 
Launched4 Oct 1941 
Commissioned16 Jan 1942 
End service 
HistorySold in November 1957.

 

Commands listed for HMS Trondra (T 181)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. George Henry Riches, RNVR31 Dec 1941late 1942
2T/Lt. Donald Platt, RNVRlate 194211 Mar 1944
3T/A/Lt.Cdr. Thomas Harry Howarth, RNVR11 Mar 19448 Feb 1945
4T/Lt. William Robert Russell, RNVR8 Feb 1945mid 1945

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Notable events involving Trondra include:


17 May 1944
HMS Otway (Lt. M.B. St. John, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Stornoway with HMS Trondra (T/A/Lt.Cdr. T.H. Howarth, RNVR). (1)

20 May 1944
HMS Otway (Lt. M.B. St. John, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Stornoway with HMS Trondra (T/A/Lt.Cdr. T.H. Howarth, RNVR). (1)

21 May 1944
HMS Otway (Lt. M.B. St. John, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Stornoway with HMS Trondra (T/A/Lt.Cdr. T.H. Howarth, RNVR). (1)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/18552

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


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