Allied Warships

HMS Skomer (T 381)

MS Trawler of the Isles class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
ClassIsles 
PennantT 381 
Built byJ. Lewis & Sons Ltd. (Aberdeen, Scotland) 
Ordered30 Jul 1942 
Laid down11 Mar 1943 
Launched17 Jun 1943 
Commissioned4 Nov 1943 
End service 
History

 

Commands listed for HMS Skomer (T 381)

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CommanderFromTo
1A/Skr.Lt. David Evan Stanley Mair, DSO, RNROct 194330 Apr 1944
2A/Skr.Lt. Albert Robinson, DSC, RNR30 Apr 1944mid/late45

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Notable events involving Skomer include:


25 Nov 1943
HMS H 28 (Lt. J.W. Kelly, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Skomer (A/Skr.Lt. D.E.S. Mair, DSO, RNR) and HMS Bugloss (T/Lt. A.J. Anderson, RNVR). (1)

26 Nov 1943
HMS H 28 (Lt. J.W. Kelly, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Skomer (A/Skr.Lt. D.E.S. Mair, DSO, RNR) and HMS Bugloss (T/Lt. A.J. Anderson, RNVR). (1)

4 Mar 1944
HMS United (Lt. N.R. Wood, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Plymouth with ML 159 (T/Lt. B.D. Gerrans, RNVR), ML 183 (T/Lt. A.J. Wright, RNVR) and ML 184 (T/Lt. R.W.A. Winter, RNVR), HMS Melbreak (Lt. G.E.C.G. Baines, RN), HMIS Godavari (A/Capt. J.W. Jefford, OBE, RIN), HMS Neave (T/Lt. T. Ross, RNVR) and HMS Skomer (A/Skr.Lt. D.E.S. Mair, DSO, RNR). (2)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/17764
  2. ADM 173/19217

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


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