HMS Sheppey (T 292)
MS Trawler of the Isles class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) : Holmes|
|Ordered||16 Jun 1941|
|Laid down||9 Dec 1941|
|Launched||1 Apr 1942|
|Commissioned||16 Sep 1942|
|History||To the Royal Army Service Corps in 1946.|
Returned to the Royal Navy in 1952.
Scrapped in March 1959.
Commands listed for HMS Sheppey (T 292)
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|1||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Derik McNeil, RNVR||20 Aug 1942||Feb 1945|
|2||T/Lt. Geoffrey Henry Dormer, RNVR||Feb 1945||mid 1946|
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Notable events involving Sheppey include:
28 Feb 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. C.R. Pelly, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Plymouth with HMS Tynedale (Lt. J.J.S. Yorke, DSC, RN), HMS Melbreak (Lt. G.E.C.G. Baines, RN) and later with HMS St. Kilda (A/Skr.Lt. R.G. Utting, RNR), HMS Sheppey (T/A/Lt.Cdr. D. McNeil, RNVR), HMS Ensay (T/Lt. K.J. Reece, RNVR) and HMS La Nantaise (Skr. S.J. Cory, RNR). (2)
- ADM 173/17255
- ADM 173/17921
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.