Allied Warships

HMS Promise (T 193)

MS Trawler of the P class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
ClassP 
PennantT 193 
ModSecond group 
Built byUniao Fabril (Lisbon, Portugal) 
Ordered15 Jul 1940 
Laid down 
Launched20 Sep 1941 
Commissioned17 Aug 1942 
End service 
History

Originally named Port Natal but renamed Promise in 1943.
Sold in June 1946.

 
Former nameHMS Port Natal

Commands listed for HMS Promise (T 193)

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1S A Sargent, RNVR4 Jan 19437 Dec 1945

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Notable events involving Promise include:


5 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). (1)

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)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/17923

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


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