HMS Coldstreamer (T 337)
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 Aug 1942|
|Launched||10 Dec 1942|
|Commissioned||9 Apr 1943|
Sold in 1946 to Hellyer Brothers Limited, Hull being renamed Esquimaux H297. Official number 181271. In April 1947 converted for fuel-oil burning. On 1 March 1948 sold to Devon Fishing Co Limited, Hull. On 5 May 1955 sold to West Dock Steam Fishing Co Limited, Hull being renamed Dunsley Wyke H297. On 29 June 1966 sold to Hellyer Brothers Limited, Hull. Early 1967 sold for scrap to Scrapping Co, Belgium. Arrived at Antwerp, Belgium for breaking up on 19 February 1967.
Commands listed for HMS Coldstreamer (T 337)
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|1||T/Lt. Harold Norman Smyth, RNVR||Apr 1943||11 Oct 1943|
|2||T/Lt. Arthur Lancaster Kerr, RNVR||11 Oct 1943||Apr 1945|
|3||T/Lt. George Beaumont Butler, RNVR||Apr 1945||late 1945|
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Notable events involving Coldstreamer include:
5 Dec 1944
HMS Vitality (Lt. K.S. Renshaw, DSC, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Coldstreamer (T/Lt. A.L. Kerr, RNVR), HMS Northern Sky (T/Lt. G.O.T.D. Henderson, RNVR) and HMS Royal Marine (T/S.Lt. L.N. Holmes, RNVR). (1)
- ADM 173/19424
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.