Allied Warships

HMS Longa (T 366)

MS Trawler of the Isles class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
ClassIsles 
PennantT 366 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) : Holmes 
Ordered13 Dec 1942 
Laid down5 Jul 1943 
Launched15 Oct 1943 
Commissioned13 Feb 1944 
End service 
HistorySold in 1946.

 

Commands listed for HMS Longa (T 366)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. Harold Emmannuel Smith, SANF(V)24 Jan 194414 Jan 1945
2T/Lt. Richard Ernest Fulcher, RNVR14 Jan 194520 Dec 1945

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Notable events involving Longa include:


3 Mar 1944
HMS Uther (Lt. A.A. Catlow, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMCS Qa'Appelle (Cdr. D.C. Wallace, DSC, RCNR), HMS Lightfoot (Lt.Cdr. T.M. Williams, RNR) and HMS Longa (T/Lt. H.E. Smith, SANF(V)). (1)

4 Mar 1944
HMS Uther (Lt. A.A. Catlow, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Dumbarton Castle (T/A/Lt.Cdr. P.F. Broadhead, RNR), HMS Longa (T/Lt. H.E. Smith, SANF(V)) and HMCS Qa'Appelle (Cdr. D.C. Wallace, DSC, RCNR). (1)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/19326

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


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