HMS Goodall (K 479)
Frigate of the Captain class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Boston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||25 Jan 1942|
|Laid down||20 May 1943|
|Launched||8 Jul 1943|
|Commissioned||4 Oct 1943|
|Lost||29 Apr 1945|
|Loss position||69° 25'N, 33° 38'E|
The British frigate HMS Goodall (K 479) lost on 29 Apr 1945 in position 69° 25'N, 33° 38'E.
HMS Goodall (Lt.Cdr. James Vaudalle Fulton, RNVR) was torpedoed and on 29 April 1945 in position 69º25'N, 33º38'E by U-286.
Just an hour before Goodall was was sunk she was missed with a gnat torpedo fired by U-968.
Hit by U-boat
|U-boat Attack||See our U-boat attack entry for the HMS Goodall|
|Former name||USS Reybold DE 275|
Commands listed for HMS Goodall (K 479)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. James Vaudalle Fulton, RNVR||4 Oct 1943||29 Apr 1945 (+)|
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Notable events involving Goodall include:
survivor of the sinking of HMS Goodhall not on any lists! rank torpedo man abs (1)
15 Mar 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Vidette (Lt.Cdr. R. Hart, DSC, RN or Lt. P.J. Stoner, RN), HMS Goodall (Lt.Cdr. J.V. Fulton, RNVR), HMCS Midland (T/Lt. W.O.O. Barbour, RCNR) and HMS Swale (Lt.Cdr. J. Jackson, DSC, RNR). (2)
- Personal communication
- File 2.12.03.6372 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)