HMS Grampian (FY 546)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.)|
|Launched||24 Sep 1930|
Completed on 28 October 1930.
Returned to her owner in March 1946.
Commands listed for HMS Grampian (FY 546)
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|1||Lt. Albert Longmuir, RNR||28 Aug 1939||16 Oct 1940|
|2||Lt.Cdr. (retired) Edward Angerstein Burton, RN||16 Oct 1940||early 1942|
|3||T/Lt. George Clifford Gates, RNVR||early 1942||mid 1942|
|4||T/Lt. Walter Haliburton Gibbs, RNVR||8 Aug 1942||1 Jun 1945|
|5||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Eric Lowrie Sutherland Duncan, RNVR||1 Jun 1945||mid 1945|
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Notable events involving Grampian include:
18 May 1940
Cutting of underwater telephone lines between Scandinavia and the U.K.
On 18 May 1940 the auxiliary M/S trawlers HMS Cape Melville (Ch.Skr. A. Flaws, RNR), HMS Grampian (Lt.Cdr. A. Longmuir, RNR), HMS James Lay (Skr. W.H. Makings, RNR), HMS Milford Princess (T/Skr. J.W. Cook, RNR), HMS Milford Queen (T/Skr. F.J. Burgess, RNR) and HMS Pelton (Skr. J.A. Sutherland, RNR) departed Harwich to cut underwater telephone cables. They were escorted by the patrol vessel HMS Puffin (Lt.Cdr.(Emgy.) D.F. Beattie, RN). Cover for the operation was provided by the destroyers HMS Jackal (Cdr. T.M. Napier, RN), HMS Jaguar (Lt.Cdr. J.F.W. Hine, RN) and HMS Javelin (Cdr. A.F. Pugsley, RN).