HMS Graemsay (T 291)
MS Trawler of the Isles class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Ardrossan Dockyard (Ardrossan, Scotland) : Plenty|
|Ordered||16 Jun 1941|
|Laid down||31 Dec 1941|
|Launched||3 Aug 1942|
|Commissioned||18 Jun 1943|
Commands listed for HMS Graemsay (T 291)
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|1||A/Skr.Lt. Arthur Richard Lewis, RNR||27 May 1943||1 Mar 1945|
|2||A/Skr.Lt. John Main, RNR||1 Mar 1945||late 1945|
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Notable events involving Graemsay include:
6 Jul 1944
HMS Shakespeare (Lt. D. Swanston, DSC and Bar, RN) conducted A/S exercises with HMS Mermaid (Lt.Cdr. J.P. Mosse, RN), HMS Hamlet (T/Lt. J.C. Boyd, RNVR) and HMS Graemsay (A/Skr.Lt. A.R. Lewis, RNR). (1)
13 Aug 1944
HMS Tactician (Lt.Cdr. A.F. Collett, DSC and Bar, RN) arrived at Scapa Flow. She departed for Dundee later the same day together with HMS Tuna (Lt. L.F.L. Hill, RNR). They were escorted by HMS Graemsay (A/Skr.Lt. A.R. Lewis, RNR). (2)
- ADM 173/18719
- ADM 199/2572
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.