Allied Warships

HMS Kingston Peridot (4.69)

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Pennant4.69 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched8 Jun 1929 
CommissionedSep 1939 
End service 
History

Completed on 11 July 1929.
Taken over by the Admiralty on 31 August 1939.
Displacement: 356 tons.

Returned to her owner in December 1945.
Renamed Stockhamin 1946.
Renamed Wyre Monitor in 1948.
Scrapped at Passage West, Ireland on 16 November 1954.

 

Commands listed for HMS Kingston Peridot (4.69)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt. Francis Ronald Woolcock, RNR5 Sep 193919 Mar 1940
2Lt. Ralph Spearing Winder, RNR19 Mar 194019 Jan 1941
3Skr. Christopher Albert Collins, RNR19 Jan 194119 Aug 1943
4Skr. James Troup Denoon, RNR19 Aug 1943

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Notable events involving Kingston Peridot include:


21 Dec 1943
HMS Viking (Lt. R. Bannar-Martin, DSC, RN) shifted from Methyl to Dundee. She was escorted by HMS Kingston Peridot (Skr. J.T. Denoon, RNR). (1)

12 Jun 1944
HMS Unrivalled (Lt. D.S. Brown, RNVR) conducted exercises off Stornoway with HMS Kingston Peridot (A/Skr.Lt. J.T. Denoon, RNR). (2)

13 Jun 1944
HMS Unrivalled (Lt. D.S. Brown, RNVR) conducted exercises off Stornoway with HMS Kingston Peridot (A/Skr.Lt. J.T. Denoon, RNR). (2)

14 Jun 1944
HMS Unrivalled (Lt. D.S. Brown, RNVR) conducted exercises off Stornoway with HMS Kingston Peridot (A/Skr.Lt. J.T. Denoon, RNR) and HMS Neil Mackay (Skr. T. Normandale, RNR). (2)

15 Jun 1944
HMS Unrivalled (Lt. D.S. Brown, RNVR) conducted exercises off Stornoway with HMS Kingston Peridot (A/Skr.Lt. J.T. Denoon, RNR) and HMS Neil Mackay (Skr. T. Normandale, RNR). (2)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/18456
  2. ADM 173/19224

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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