Allied Warships

HMS Terje 3

ASW Whaler

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

Completed in September 1936.
Whaler Terje 3 of United Whalers Ltd (Krogh-Hansen & Bugge), London requisitioned for ASW service in April 1940.
Displacement: 335 tons.

Renamed Bedlington in 1941
Returned to owner in September 1945.

 

Commands listed for HMS Terje 3

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CommanderFromTo
1Skr. Joseph Henry Darley Dansie, RNR5 Aug 194017 Jun 1943
2Skr. Arthur William Peak, RNR17 Jun 1943mid 1945

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Notable events involving Terje 3 include:


13 Jul 1943
HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR) and HMS Spaniel. (1)

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

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

16 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), HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR), HMS Shemara (Cdr.(retired) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (2)

17 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 Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (2)

21 Nov 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (2)

22 Nov 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN), HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR) and HMS Valena (Lt.Cdr. E. Gleave, RNR). (2)

3 Nov 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises with HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR) and HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR). (3)

12 Nov 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises with HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR) and HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR). (3)

Sources

  1. File 2.12.03.6383 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
  2. ADM 173/17930
  3. File 2.12.03.6400 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)

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


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