Allied Warships

HMS Terje 2 (FY 315)

ASW Whaler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Whaler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 315 
Built byDeutsche Schiffsbau und Machinenbau A.G. (Bremerhaven, Germany) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched 
CommissionedJul 1940 
End service 
History

Completed in September 1936.
Whaler Terje 2 of United Whalers Ltd (Krogh-Hansen & Bugge), London requisitioned for ASW service in April 1940.
Displacement: 335 tons.

Renamed Boarhound in 1941
Returned to owner in 1945.

 

Commands listed for HMS Terje 2 (FY 315)

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CommanderFromTo
1Ch.Skr. George Richard Gale, RNR29 Jul 194013 Nov 1940
2Skr. Sidney George Jinks, RNR13 Nov 194010 Sep 1942
3Skr. Arthur Keable, RNR10 Sep 194226 Jan 1945
4Skr. Alfred George Godbold Jenner, RD, RNR26 Jan 1945late 1945

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Notable events involving Terje 2 include:


11 Nov 1940
HrMs O 9 (Lt. H.A.W. Goossens, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Terje 1 (Skr. C. Coultas, DSC, RNR) and HMS Terje 2 (Ch.Skr. G.R. Gale, RNR). (1)

6 May 1942
HMS H 28 (Lt. R.E. Boddington, RN), HMS H 32 (Lt. J. Whitton, RN), HMS P 614 (Lt. D.J. Beckley, RN) conducted practice attacks on a convoy made up of the submarine tenders HMS Cyclops (Capt. R.L.M. Edwards, RN), HMS Titania (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) and their escort HMS Breda (Capt.(Retd.) A. E. Johnston, RN), HMS La Capricieuse (Lt.Cdr. G.W. Dobson, RNR) and HMS Boarhound (Skr. S.G. Jinks, RNR). (2)

16 Jan 1943
HMS H 28 (Lt. T.S. Weston, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR). (3)

20 Jan 1943
HMS H 28 (Lt. T.S. Weston, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR) and HMS Spaniel. (3)

4 Aug 1943
HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS L'Incomprise (Lt.Cdr. (retired) F.S. Deveson, RNR) and HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR). (4)

1 Nov 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Spaniel and HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR). (5)

2 Nov 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Spaniel and HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR). (5)

4 Nov 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Spaniel and HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR). (5)

18 Nov 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS La Cordeliere (Lt.Cdr. A.J.G. Barff, RNR) and HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR). (5)

23 Nov 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Spaniel and HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR). (5)

Sources

  1. File 2.12.03.6366 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
  2. ADM 173/17201 + ADM 53/116690
  3. ADM 173/17754
  4. File 2.12.03.6383 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
  5. ADM 173/17930

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


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