HMS Trondra (T 181)
MS Trawler of the Isles class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||J. Lewis & Sons Ltd. (Aberdeen, Scotland)|
|Ordered||7 Oct 1940|
|Laid down||16 Apr 1941|
|Launched||4 Oct 1941|
|Commissioned||16 Jan 1942|
|History||Sold in November 1957.|
Commands listed for HMS Trondra (T 181)
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|1||T/Lt. George Henry Riches, RNVR||31 Dec 1941||late 1942|
|2||T/Lt. Donald Platt, RNVR||late 1942||11 Mar 1944|
|3||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Thomas Harry Howarth, RNVR||11 Mar 1944||8 Feb 1945|
|4||T/Lt. William Robert Russell, RNVR||8 Feb 1945||mid 1945|
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Notable events involving Trondra include:
26 Mar 1945
HrMs O 23 (Lt.Cdr. A.J. Schouwenaar, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Welcome (T/A/Lt.Cdr. W. Downing, RNVR), HMS Felicity (T/A/Lt.Cdr. S.F. Harmer-Elliot, RNVR), HMSAS Natal (T/Lt.Cdr. D.A. Hall, DSC, SANF(V)) and HMS Trondra (T/Lt. W.R. Russell, RNVR).
Upon completion of these exercises O 23 proceeded to Loch Alsh. (2)
- ADM 173/18552
- File 2.12.03.6428 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.