HMS Poole (J 147)
Minesweeper of the Bangor class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||A. Stephen & Sons Ltd. (Glasgow, Scotland)|
|Ordered||20 Dec 1939|
|Laid down||25 Jul 1940|
|Launched||25 Jun 1941|
|Commissioned||8 Nov 1941|
Sold 1 January 1948.
Commands listed for HMS Poole (J 147)
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|1||Lt. Wilfred Louis Gerard Dutton, RNR||16 Aug 1941||Early 1944|
|2||Lt. David Arthur Pochon, RN||Early 1944||late 1945|
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Noteable events involving Poole include:
12 Jul 1943
The Italian submarine Bronzo was captured off Syracuse, Sicily by the British minesweepers HMS Seaham (Lt.Cdr. R.E. Brett, RNR), HMS Boston (Lt. D.H.G. Coughlan, RNR), HMS Poole (Lt. W.L.G. Dutton, RNR) and HMS Cromarty (Lt.Cdr. C.G. Palmer, DSC, RNZNVR).