HMS Foula (T 203)
MS Trawler of the Isles class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Cochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) : Amos & Smith|
|Ordered||16 Nov 1940|
|Laid down||15 Apr 1941|
|Launched||28 Jul 1941|
|Commissioned||16 Feb 1942|
Sold to the Italian Navy in February 1946.
Commands listed for HMS Foula (T 203)
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|1||T/Lt.Cdr. Eric Reginald Offley Carey Greenstreet, RNVR||13 Dec 1941||early 1943|
|2||T/Lt. Peter Cameron Phillips, RNVR||early 1943||30 Mar 1943|
|3||T/Lt.Cdr. Eric Reginald Offley Carey Greenstreet, RNVR||30 Mar 1943||early 1945|
|4||J Gibson, RNVR||early 1945||mid 1945|
|5||T/S.Lt. George Herbert Burgoyne, RNVR||mid 1945||Oct 1945|
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Notable events involving Foula include:
12 Apr 1942
HMS P 511 (Lt. D.E.O. Watson, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Llandudno (A/Cdr. R. Frederick, RN), HMIS Orissa (Lt. D. Whyte, RIN), HMS Foula (T/Lt.Cdr. E.R.O.C. Greenstreet, RNVR) and HMS Stroma (Skr. J.S. Harper, RNR). (1)
- ADM 173/17493
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.