HMS Trumpeter (D 09)
Escort Carrier of the Ameer class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||25 Aug 1942|
|Launched||15 Dec 1942|
|Commissioned||4 Aug 1943|
|End service||6 Apr 1946|
Transferred to the Royal Navy under lend-lease.
|Former name||USS Bastian|
Commands listed for HMS Trumpeter (D 09)
Please note that we're still working on this section.
|1||Cdr. Kenneth Stuart Colquhoun, RN||14 May 1943||28 May 1945|
|2||Capt. Conrad Byron Alers-Hankey, DSC, RN||28 May 1945||Oct 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.
Noteable events involving Trumpeter include:
4 May 1945
German U-boat U-711 was sunk in the Arctic near Harstad, Norway, in position 68°43'717"N, 16°34'600"E, by depth charges from Avenger and Wildcat aircraft of the British escort carriers HMS Searcher, HMS Trumpeter and HMS Queen. (see map)