HMS Rumba (T 122)
ASW Trawler of the Dance class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||A & J Inglis Ltd. (Glasgow, Scotland) : Aitchison Blair|
|Ordered||9 Sep 1939|
|Laid down||26 Feb 1940|
|Launched||31 Jul 1940|
|Commissioned||12 Nov 1940|
|History||Sold in 1947.|
Commands listed for HMS Rumba (T 122)
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|1||T/Lt. Norman Edward Hendy, RNVR||28 Aug 1940||late 1941|
|2||T/S.Lt. Stanley Grant Fowler, RNR||late 1941||26 Jan 1942|
|3||T/Lt. Eugene Charles Firman Dennis Jacquier, RNVR||26 Jan 1942|
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Notable events involving Rumba include:
22 Nov 1942
HMS P 614 (Lt. H.W. Wilkinson, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Freetown together with HMS Burdock (Lt.Cdr. E.H. Lynes, RD, RNR), FFS Commandant Drogou, FFS Commandant Detroyat, HMS Morris Dance (T/Lt. S.A. MacKechnie, RNVR) and HMS Rumba (T/Lt. E.C.F.D. Jacquier, RNVR). (5)
13 Mar 1943
HMS P 615 (Lt. C.W.St.C. Lambert, DSC and Bar, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Freetown with HMS Sarabande (A/Skr.Lt. A.S.H. Robb, RD, RNR) and HMS Rumba (T/Lt. E.C.F.D. Jacquier, RNVR). (6)
- ADM 173/16308
- File 2.12.03.6386 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- File 2.12.03.6366 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- ADM 173/16988
- ADM 173/17528
- ADM 199/635
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.