Allied Warships

HMS Lord Middleton (FY 219)

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 219 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched24 Mar 1936 
CommissionedDec 1939 
End service 

Completed in May 1936.
Taken over by the Admiralty in September 1939.
Displacement: 464 tons.
Armament: 1 4" gun.

Returned to her owner in July 1945.
Scrapped at Barrow in 1964.


Commands listed for HMS Lord Middleton (FY 219)

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1Skr. Edgar Albert Mutten, RNR10 Dec 193912 Jan 1941
2T/Lt. Robert Hudson Jameson, RNR12 Jan 194117 Jan 1943
3T/Lt. Trevor Davies Bennett, RNR17 Jan 19436 Mar 1943
4T/Lt. George Otto Thompson Dawson Henderson, RNVR6 Mar 1943Mar 1944
5T/Lt. Leslie Alfred James Berry, RNVRMar 194415 Dec 1944
6T/A/Lt.Cdr. George Henry Riches, RNVR15 Dec 1944Mar 1945

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Notable events involving Lord Middleton include:

16 Apr 1942
HMS Lord Middleton (T/Lt. R.H. Jameson, RNR) picks up 9 survivors from the British merchant Empire Howard that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-403 north-west of North Cape in position 73°48'N, 21°50'E.

1 May 1942
The Soviet merchant Tsiolkovskij that was torpedoed and damaged by German U-boat U-589 in the Arctic Ocean in position 71°46'N, 34°30'E. The damaged Soviet ship was later sunk by the German destroyers Z-24 and Z-25. HMS Lord Middleton (T/Lt. R.H. Jameson, RNR) later picked up 14 survivors.

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