HMS Glenarm (K 258)
Frigate of the River class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Henry Robb Ltd. (Leith, U.K.) : Smiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.)|
|Ordered||20 Jun 1941|
|Laid down||15 Jul 1942|
|Launched||8 Mar 1943|
|Commissioned||30 Jul 1943|
|End service||25 Sep 1944|
Renamed HMS Strule on 1 February 1944.
Transferred to the F.N.F.L. (Free French) on 25 September 1944 and renamed Croix de Lorraine.
|Career notes||To the Free French as Croix de Lorraine|
Commands listed for HMS Glenarm (K 258)
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|1||Lt. William Robert Boyce Noall, DSO, RNR||21 Jun 1943||15 Mar 1944|
|2||Cdr.(Retd.) Lewis Bernard Alexander Majendie, RN||15 Mar 1944||7 May 1944|
|3||A/Lt.Cdr. Robert Johnston, RNR||8 May 1944||25 Sep 1944|
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Notable events involving Glenarm include:
6 Nov 1943
HMS Thrasher (Lt.Cdr. A.R. Hezlet, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMCS Pictou (T/Lt. P.T. Byers, RCNR), HMS Enchantress (Cdr. A.E.T. Christie, OBE, DSC, RN) and HMS Glenarm (Lt.Cdr. W.R.B. Noall, DSO, RNR). (1)
17 Jan 1944
German U-boat U-377 was sunk in the North Atlantic south-west of Ireland, in position 49°39'N, 20°10'W, by depth charges from the British destroyer HMS Wanderer (Lt.Cdr. R.F. Whinney, RN) and the British frigate HMS Glenarm (Lt.Cdr. W.R.B. Noall, DSO, RNR).
- ADM 173/18231
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.