HMS Fusilier (T 305)
ASW Trawler of the Military class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) : Holmes|
|Ordered||16 Apr 1942|
|Laid down||12 Sep 1942|
|Launched||23 Dec 1942|
|Commissioned||30 Apr 1943|
Sold in April 1946 being renamed Serron.
Commands listed for HMS Fusilier (T 305)
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|1||T/Lt. Frank Maurice Phillips, RNVR||19 Apr 1943||late 1944|
|2||T/Lt. William Margach, RNVR||late 1944||11 Feb 1945|
|3||T/Lt. Kenneth Edgar Blake Howell, RNVR||11 Feb 1945||early 1946|
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Notable events involving Fusilier include:
22 Jun 1943
HMS H 32 (Lt. J.A.R. Troup, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Lotus (Lt. H.J. Hall, DSC, RD, RNR), HMS Trent (T/A/Lt.Cdr. J.G. Rankin, DSC, RNR) and HMS Fusilier (T/Lt. F.M. Phillips, RNVR). (1)
23 Jun 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. C.W. Taylor, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMCS Port Arthur (T/A/Lt.Cdr. E.T. Simmons, DSO, DSC, RCNVR), HMCS St. Laurent (Lt.Cdr. G.H. Stephen, OBE, DSC, RCNR), HMCS Agassiz (T/Lt. E.M. More, RCNR), HMS Burwell (Lt. A.H. Parish, RN) and HMS Fusilier (T/Lt. F.M. Phillips, RNVR). (2)
24 Jun 1943
HMS H 34 (T/Lt. R.L. Willoughby, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Itchen (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) C.E. Bridgman, DSO, RNR), HMS Nene (Cdr. J.D. Birch, RD, RNR), HMCS Calgary (T/Lt. H.K. Hill, RCNVR) and HMS Fusilier (T/Lt. F.M. Phillips, RNVR). (3)
- ADM 173/17771
- ADM 173/17925
- ADM 173/17795
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.