Allied Warships

HMS Kittern (T 382)

MS Trawler of the Isles class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
PennantT 382 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) : Holmes 
Ordered4 Nov 1942 
Laid down27 May 1943 
Launched21 Aug 1943 
Commissioned13 Nov 1943 
End service 
HistorySold in April 1946.


Commands listed for HMS Kittern (T 382)

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1A/Skr.Lt. Charles Alfred Johnson, RNRDec 1943

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Notable events involving Kittern include:

13 Jan 1944
HMS Varangian (Lt. S.J. Fovargue, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Kittern (A/Skr.Lt. C.A. Johnson, RNR) and HMCS Forrest Hill (T/Lt. E.U. Jones, RCNVR). (1)


  1. ADM 173/19346

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

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