HMS Lord Grey (FY 1593)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.)|
|Launched||15 Sep 1928|
Completed in November 1928.
Returned to her owner in March or May 1946.
Commands listed for HMS Lord Grey (FY 1593)
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|1||Skr. Henry Bowman, RNR||28 Aug 1939||early 1940|
|2||Skr. William Francis Somers, RNR||8 Mar 1940||3 May 1940|
|3||T/Skr. William John Kaye, RNR||3 May 1940||27 Oct 1940|
|4||Lt. Richard Henry Austin, RNVR||27 Oct 1940||5 Dec 1941|
|5||T/Lt. Meadley Richard Bell, RNR||5 Dec 1941||early 1942|
|6||T/Lt. Maurice William Hampson, RNVR||early 1942||mid 1943|
|7||T/Lt. John Joshua Challis, RNVR||mid 1943||Oct 1944|
|8||T/Lt. Stanley Caselton, RNVR||Oct 1944||Oct 1945|
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Notable events involving Lord Grey include:
17 Feb 1941
Crewman William Henry Palmer LTJX180056 RNPS, drowned in Falmouth Harbour, Devon. (1)
3 Apr 1944
HMS Storm (T/Lt. E.P. Young, DSC, RNVR) conducted gunnery exercises off Trincomalee on a target that was being towed by HMS Lord Grey (T/Lt. J.J. Challis, RNVR). These were followed by attack exercises during which HMS Maid Marion (T/Lt. F.R. Crawford, RNVR) served as target. (2)
- Personal communication
- ADM 173/18832
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.