HMS Notre Dame de France (FY 363)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Smiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.)|
|Commissioned||25 Jan 1942|
Completed in March 1931.
Captured by the British after the fall of France on 3 July 1940 and transferred to the Royal Netherlands Navy, being commissioned on 25 November 1940. Transferred to the Royal Navy on 25 January 1942.
Scrapped in Belgium late 1956.
Commands listed for HMS Notre Dame de France (FY 363)
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|1||Skr. John Coxall, RNR||16 Jan 1942||10 Sep 1943|
|2||Skr. William John Salisbury, RD, RNR||10 Sep 1943|
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Notable events involving Notre Dame de France include:
12 Jun 1943
HMS H 44 (Lt. R. Bannar-Martin, RN) shifted from Falmouth to Portland. She was escorted by HMS Saladin (Lt. A.A. Diggens, DSC, RN) until 1000 hours when Notre Dame de France (A/Skr.Lt. J. Coxall, RNR) took over the escort duties. (1)
7 Aug 1943
HMS Umbra (Lt. P.H. May, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Plymouth with HMS Lord Stanhope (A/Skr.Lt. W.R.A. Hicks, DSC, RNR), HMS Olvina (A/Skr.Lt. J. Howson, RNR), HMS Grimsby Town (Skr. W.A. Cormack, DSC, RNR) and Notre Dame de France (A/Skr.Lt. J. Coxall, RNR). (2)
- ADM 173/17817
- ADM 173/18331
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.