HMS Elm (T 105)
MS Trawler of the Tree class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||A & J Inglis Ltd. (Glasgow, Scotland) : Aitchison Blair|
|Ordered||5 Jun 1939|
|Laid down||13 Jul 1939|
|Launched||12 Dec 1939|
|Commissioned||10 Mar 1940|
|History||Sold in 1946.|
Commands listed for HMS Elm (T 105)
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|1||T/Lt. John Hutchinson, RNR||5 Mar 1940||mid 1940|
|2||T/Lt. Edward William Charles Dempster, RNVR||mid 1940||13 Mar 1942|
|3||T/Lt. Cecil William Hancock, RNR||13 Mar 1942||early 1943|
|4||T/Lt. Kenneth Alexander Grant, RNVR||6 May 1943||17 Jan 1945|
|5||T/Lt. Bernard Wallace Webb, RNVR||17 Jan 1945||11 Oct 1945|
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Notable events involving Elm include:
22 Jan 1945
HMS Taciturn (Lt.Cdr. E.T. Stanley, DSO, DSC, RN), HMS Trusty (Lt. J.P. Fyfe, DSC, RN), HMS Viking (Lt. R. Bannar-Martin, DSC, RN) and their escort, HMS Shikari (Lt. E.H.U. Cautley, RNVR), all arrived at Scapa Flow. HMS Trusty and HMS Shikari remained at Scapa Flow while HMS Taciturn and HMS Viking departed later this day for Lerwick where they arrived later the same day. These last two submarines were now escorted by HMS Elm (T/Lt. B.W. Webb, RNVR). (1)
- ADM 199/1444
- ADM 173/19605
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.