Allied Warships

HMS Lorinda

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched28 Nov 1928 
CommissionedSep 1939 
Lost20 Aug 1941 
Loss position6° 30'N, 11° 37'W

Completed on 22 December 1928.
Taken over by the Admiralty in September 1939.
Displacement: 348 tons.

HMT Lorinda (Lt. John Henry Seelye, RNZNVR) was sunk after a fire east of Monrovia, Liberia in position 06º30'N, 11º37'W.


Commands listed for HMS Lorinda

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1Skr. Frank Hodson, RNR5 Nov 1939early 1940

2T/Skr. George Southern Ritchie, RNR11 Apr 194023 May 1940
3T/Skr. James Noble Hall, RNR23 May 194011 Feb 1941
4T/Lt. Charles Forrester Bailey, RNVR11 Feb 1941Apr 1941
5Lt. John Henry Seelye, RNZNVRApr 194120 Aug 1941

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