HMS Duncton (T 220)
ASW Trawler of the Hill class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) : Holmes|
|Ordered||18 Jan 1941|
|Laid down||2 May 1941|
|Launched||6 Sep 1941|
|Commissioned||11 Feb 1942|
Sold to Marine Steam Fishing Co Limited on 10 April 1946 being renamed Colwyn Bay H387. Official number 181294.
On 11 November 1950 Skipper Albert Wilson (52) died aboard the Colwyn Bay H387 whilst fishing off the Norwegian Coast.
Sold to St. Andrews Steam Fishing Co Limited, Hull in 1951.
Fitted for fuel-oil in March 1953.
Transferred to Grimsby on 15 April 1955.
Vessel sold for scrap to Arie Rijsdijk Boss & Zonen, Holland in 1964. Arrived Hendrik Ido Ambecht for breaking up on 29 February 1964.
Commands listed for HMS Duncton (T 220)
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|1||T/Lt. Percy John Gladwyn Christian, RNVR||3 Jan 1942||10 Jun 1942|
|2||T/Lt. John Percival Kilbee, RNR||10 Jun 1942||26 Oct 1942|
|3||Lt. John Nestle Burgess, RANVR||26 Oct 1942||Jan 1944|
|4||T/Lt. James Mitchell Renton, RNVR||Jan 1944||14 Feb 1944|
|5||T/Lt. Leonard George Bradley, RNVR||14 Feb 1944||Mar 1944|
|6||T/Lt. James Paterson, RNVR||29 May 1944||mid 1945|
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Notable events involving Duncton include:
6 Oct 1942
HMS H 43 (Lt. B.J.B. Andrew, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Virginia (T/A/Lt.Cdr. J. Dobson, RNR), HMS Vetch (T/A/Lt.Cdr. H.J. Beverley, DSO, DSC, RNR), HMS Duncton (T/Lt. J.P. Kilbee, RNR), HMS Marigold (Lt. J.A.S. Halcrow, RD, RNR), HMS Sapphire (T/Lt. E.G.le G. Berry, RNVR), HMS Gardenia (T/Lt. M.M. Firth, RNVR) and HMS Convolvulus (A/Lt.Cdr. R.F.R. Yarde-Buller, RNVR). (1)
- ADM 173/17254
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.