HMS Inkpen (T 225)
ASW Trawler of the Hill class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) : Holmes|
|Ordered||15 Mar 1941|
|Laid down||13 Aug 1941|
|Launched||22 Dec 1941|
|Commissioned||19 Jun 1942|
Sold to East Riding Trawlers Limited, Hull on 22 October 1946. Renamed Stella Capella H358. Official number 181281. Fitted for fuel-oil in September 1947. Transferred to Grimsby on 1 September 1950. Transferred to Hull on 12 March 1951. Managed by Charleson-Smith Trawlers Limited, Hull.
Commands listed for HMS Inkpen (T 225)
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|1||T/Lt. Henry Vernon, RNR||19 May 1942||Dec 1943|
|2||T/Lt. Alfred Leslie Ferdinand Bell, RNR||Dec 1943||early 1945|
|3||T/Lt. Kevin Sefton Ryan, SANF(V)||early 1945||Mid 1945|
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Notable events involving Inkpen include:
22 Sep 1942
HMS H 43 (Lt. B.J.B. Andrew, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Stork (Cdr. G.N. Brewer, RN), HMS Deptford (Lt.Cdr. H.R. White, RN), ORP Garland (Lt.Cdr. H. Eibel), HMS Inkpen (T/Lt. H. Vernon, RNR) and aircraft. (1)
23 Sep 1942
HMS H 43 (Lt. B.J.B. Andrew, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with ORP Garland (Lt.Cdr. H. Eibel), HMS Inkpen (T/Lt. H. Vernon, RNR), HMS Beagle (Cdr. R.C. Medley, RN) and HMS Birdlip. (1)
- ADM 173/17253
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.