HMS Leyland (FY 103)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.)|
|Launched||11 Nov 1935|
|Lost||25 Nov 1942|
Completed in January 1936.
HMT Leyland (T/Lt. Arthur Kennedy Nears, RNR) was sunk in a collision off Gibraltar on 25 November 1942.
Commands listed for HMS Leyland (FY 103)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Archibald Wilkinson, RNR||18 Sep 1939||Nov 1940|
|2||Skr. Hugh Crighton, RNR||Nov 1940||15 Aug 1941|
|3||Lt. George Manley Dixon, RANVR||15 Aug 1941||27 Oct 1941|
|4||T/Lt. Arthur Kennedy Nears, RNR||27 Oct 1941||25 Nov 1942 (+)|
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Notable events involving Leyland include:
27 Mar 1941
HrMs O 21 (Lt.Cdr. J.F. van Dulm, RNN) carries out exercises off Gibraltar with HMS Alouette (Lt. R.F.R. Yarde-Buller, RNVR), HMS Erin (A/Cdr. J.O. Davies, RNR), HMS Lord Hotham (Skr. J.W. Morris, RNR) and HMS Leyland (Skr. H. Crighton, RNR). (2)
- ADM 173/15740
- File 2.12.03.6404 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- File 2.12.03.6368 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- ADM 199/1222
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.