HMS Fluellen (T 157)
MS Trawler of the Shakespearian class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Cochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) : Amos & Smith|
|Ordered||12 Dec 1939|
|Laid down||9 Jul 1940|
|Launched||1 Nov 1940|
|Commissioned||21 Mar 1941|
|History||Sold in February 1947.|
Commands listed for HMS Fluellen (T 157)
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|1||T/Lt. Denys Philip Richardson, RNVR||15 Jan 1941||25 Feb 1942|
|2||T/Lt. Basil Joseph Hampson, RNR||25 Feb 1942||4 Sep 1944|
|3||T/Lt. John Hubert Hill, RNVR||4 Sep 1944||Feb 1946|
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Notable events involving Fluellen include:
24 Dec 1941
HMS H 28 (Lt. J.C. Ogle, DSC, RN) arrived at Falmouth. She had made rendez-vous around 0920 hours with HMS H 50 (Lt. E.T. Stanley, RN) and HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) J.R.G. Harvey, RN). THey were escorted in by the torpedo boat HrMs Z 5 (Lt. J.J. Steensma, RNN) and MS trawler HMS Fluellen (T/Lt. D.P. Richardson, RNVR).
After fuelling, provisioning and having effected some repairs H 28 departed Falmouth at 2100 to resume her patrol. She was escorted out until 2320 hours by HMS Night Hawk (T/Lt. B.J.P. Kelly, RNVR). (1)
24 Dec 1941
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) J.R.G. Harvey, RN) ended her 3rd war patrol at Falmouth. She and HMS H 28 (Lt. J.C. Ogle, DSC, RN) and HMS H 50 (Lt. E.T. Stanley, RN) were escorted in by the MS trawler HMS Fluellen (T/Lt. D.P. Richardson, RNVR). (2)
9 Nov 1942
The British corvette HMS Gardenia was sunk off Oran, Algeria in a collision with the minesweeping trawler HMS Fluellen.
12 Nov 1942
HMS Fluellen (Lt. H.N. Rogers, RNR) picks up 61 survivors from the British merchant Browning that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-593 off Oran, Algeria in position 35°53'N, 00°33'W.
- ADM 199/1828
- ADM 199/1831
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.