HMS Home Guard (T 394)
ASW Trawler of the Military class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) : Holmes|
|Ordered||20 Mar 1943|
|Laid down||17 Feb 1944|
|Launched||8 Jul 1944|
|Commissioned||19 Sep 1944|
Sold on 10 April 1946 to Loyal Steam Fishing Co Limited, Grimsby, renamed Loyal GY 344. Official number 166650. In August 1947 converted for fuel-oil burning. In January 1966 sold to Northern Trawlers Limited, Grimsby. Later in 1966 sold for scrapping to Scrapping Co, Willerbroek, Belgium 1966. Arrived Antwerp for breaking up 2 July 1966.
Commands listed for HMS Home Guard (T 394)
Please note that we're still working on this section
and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.
|1||T/Lt. Mark Hellyer, RNVR||Jul 1944||8 Aug 1945|
|2||T/Lt. John Muir, RNVR||8 Aug 1945||1 Dec 1945|
You can help improve our commands section
Click here to Submit events/comments/updates for this vessel.
Please use this if you spot mistakes or want to improve this ships page.
Notable events involving Home Guard include:
1 Mar 1945
HMS Home Guard (T/Lt. M. Hellyer, RNVR) picks up 35 survivors from the Panamanian merchant Alcedo that was torpedoed and sunk the previous day off Reykjavik, Iceland in position 64°07'N, 23°17'W by German U-boat U-1022.