HMS Pladda (T 144)
MS Trawler of the Isles class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) : Holmes|
|Ordered||22 Jul 1940|
|Laid down||29 Dec 1940|
|Launched||16 Apr 1941|
|Commissioned||5 Sep 1941|
|History||Sold in 1947.|
Commands listed for HMS Pladda (T 144)
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|1||T/Lt. Pearce Trewhella Lovelock, DSC, RNVR||21 Aug 1941||Jan 1944|
|2||Frederick George Crossman, RNVR||Jan 1944||14 Dec 1945|
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Notable events involving Pladda include:
5 Nov 1941
HrMs O 10 (Lt. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Pladda (T/Lt. P.T. Lovelock, DSC, RNVR) and HMS Shapinsay (A/Skr.Lt. W.S. Flowers, RNR). (1)
6 Nov 1941
HrMs O 10 (Lt. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Pladda (T/Lt. P.T. Lovelock, DSC, RNVR), HMS Shapinsay (A/Skr.Lt. W.S. Flowers, RNR), HMS Thyme (T/Lt. A.R. Mackay, RNZNVR) and HMS Lord Austin (Lt. N.P. McLeod, RNR). (1)
- File 2.12.03.6378 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- ADM 199/1861
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.