Allied Warships

HMS Caldy (T 359)

MS Trawler of the Isles class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
ClassIsles 
PennantT 359 
Built byJ. Lewis & Sons Ltd. (Aberdeen, Scotland) 
Ordered29 Aug 1942 
Laid down6 May 1943 
Launched31 Aug 1943 
Commissioned7 Jan 1944 
End service 
History

 

Commands listed for HMS Caldy (T 359)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. Geoffrey Davis Cowley, RNVR6 Dec 1943

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Notable events involving Caldy include:


1 Mar 1944
HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena, RNN(R)) participated in A/S exercises off Stornoway with HMS Caldy (T/Lt. G.D. Cowley, RNVR) and HMS Flint Castle (T/Lt. N. Harrison, RNVR). (1)

2 Mar 1944
HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena, RNN(R)) participated in A/S exercises off Stornoway with HMS Caldy (T/Lt. G.D. Cowley, RNVR). (1)

4 Mar 1944
HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena, RNN(R)) participated in A/S exercises off Stornoway with HMS Caldy (T/Lt. G.D. Cowley, RNVR). (1)

6 Mar 1944
HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena, RNN(R)) participated in A/S exercises off Stornoway with HMS Caldy (T/Lt. G.D. Cowley, RNVR), HMS Flint Castle (T/Lt. N. Harrison, RNVR) and HMS Crowlin (A/Skr.Lt. A. Smith, RNR). (1)

23 Nov 1944
HMS Satyr (Lt. T.S. Weston, DSO, DSC, RN) departed Sheerness for Portland. She was escorted by HMS Caldy (T/Lt. G.D. Cowley, RNVR). (2)

Sources

  1. File 2.12.03.6384 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
  2. ADM 173/18633

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


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