HMS Flotta (T 171)
MS Trawler of the Isles class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Cochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) : Amos & Smith|
|Ordered||27 May 1940|
|Laid down||4 Oct 1940|
|Launched||3 Feb 1941|
|Commissioned||11 Jun 1941|
|Lost||6 Nov 1941|
HMT Flotta (T/Sub.Lt. A. Smith, RNVR) foundered on 6 November 1941 after being grounded on the east coast of Scotland on 29 October 1941.
Commands listed for HMS Flotta (T 171)
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|1||T/Lt. George Laurence McArthur, RANVR||22 May 1941||19 Jul 1941|
|2||A. Smith, RNVR||19 Jul 1941||6 Nov 1941|
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Notable events involving Flotta include:
17 Jul 1941
HrMs O 10 (Lt. J.H. Geijs, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Flotta (T/Lt. G.L McArthur, RANVR), HMS Samphire (Lt.Cdr. F.T. Renny, DSC, RNR) and HMS Islay (Ch.Skr. T. Donovan, RNR). (1)
- File 2.12.03.6377 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)