HMS Computator (FY 635)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.)|
|Lost||21 Jan 1945|
|Loss position||49° 43'N, 0° 37'W|
Built in 1919.
Sunk in a collision with the British destroyer HMS Vanoc off Normandy, France on 21 January 1945.
Commands listed for HMS Computator (FY 635)
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|1||Skr. Charles William Herbert Shearing, RNR||Mar 1940||27 Dec 1940|
|2||Skr. Benjamin Duncan McPherson Barnet, RNR||27 Dec 1940||14 Aug 1941|
|3||Skr. William Limb, DSC, RNR||14 Aug 1941||1 May 1943|
|4||T/Skr. Ralph Cobby, RNR||1 May 1943||25 May 1943|
|5||T/Skr. Sidney Alexander White, DSC, RNR||25 May 1943||12 Oct 1943|
|6||T/Skr. George Abram, RNR||12 Oct 1943||early 1944|
|7||T/Skr. Alfred Frederick Meacock, RNR||24 Jun 1944||31 Jan 1945|
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Notable events involving Computator include:
21 Jan 1945
HMS Vanoc was heavily damaged when she rammed and sank the British minesweeping trawler HMS Computator off Normandy, France. (1)
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