HMS Ensay (T 216)
MS Trawler of the Isles class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) : Holmes|
|Ordered||17 May 1941|
|Laid down||24 Oct 1941|
|Launched||5 Mar 1942|
|Commissioned||1 Aug 1942|
Sold to the Italian Navy on 16 February 1946.
Commands listed for HMS Ensay (T 216)
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|1||T/Lt. Ronald White, RNVR||22 Jul 1942||10 Aug 1942|
|2||T/Lt. Kenneth Johnston Reece, RNVR||10 Aug 1942||22 Mar 1943|
|3||Lt. Trevor Walton Lewis, DSC, RANVR||22 Mar 1943||2 Jun 1943|
|4||T/Lt. Rodney James Murray Eden, RNVR||2 Jun 1943||Sep 1945|
|5||F M Cornwall, RNVR||Sep 1945|
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Notable events involving Ensay include:
28 Feb 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. C.R. Pelly, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Plymouth with HMS Tynedale (Lt. J.J.S. Yorke, DSC, RN), HMS Melbreak (Lt. G.E.C.G. Baines, RN) and later with HMS St. Kilda (A/Skr.Lt. R.G. Utting, RNR), HMS Sheppey (T/A/Lt.Cdr. D. McNeil, RNVR), HMS Ensay (T/Lt. K.J. Reece, RNVR) and HMS La Nantaise (Skr. S.J. Cory, RNR). (1)
- ADM 173/17921
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