HMS Promise (T 193)
MS Trawler of the P class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Uniao Fabril (Lisbon, Portugal)|
|Ordered||15 Jul 1940|
|Launched||20 Sep 1941|
|Commissioned||17 Aug 1942|
Originally named Port Natal but renamed Promise in 1943.
|Former name||HMS Port Natal|
Commands listed for HMS Promise (T 193)
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|1||S A Sargent, RNVR||4 Jan 1943||7 Dec 1945|
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Notable events involving Promise include:
8 Apr 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. J.S. Launders, RN) conducted A/S exercises off the Isle of Mull together with FFS Commandant Detroyant and HMS Promise (T/Lt. S.A. Sargent, RNVR), ML 559 (T/Lt. C.A. Head, RNVR) and ML 453 (T/Lt. L.V. Horne, RNVR). (1)
9 Apr 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. J.S. Launders, RN) conducted A/S exercises off the Isle of Mull together with FFS Commandant Detroyant and HMS Promise (T/Lt. S.A. Sargent, RNVR), HMS Castleton (Cdr.(Retd.) C.W.V.T.S. Lepper, RN) and HMS Sapper (T/Lt. R.C. Lees, RNR). (1)
- ADM 173/17923
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.