HMS Bardsey (T 273)
MS Trawler of the Isles class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Fleming & Ferguson Ltd. (Paisley, Scotland)|
|Ordered||1 Jan 1942|
|Laid down||30 Jan 1943|
|Launched||17 Jul 1943|
|Commissioned||18 Sep 1943|
Commands listed for HMS Bardsey (T 273)
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|1||T/Lt. Vernon Sullivan Jeffery, RNVR||30 Aug 1943||12 Nov 1943|
|2||T/Lt. Leonard Henry Green, RNR||12 Nov 1943||3 Jul 1944|
|3||T/Lt. Hans Fritzen, RNR||3 Jul 1944||early 1945|
|4||T/S.Lt. Eric Arthur Robinson, RNVR||early 1945|
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Notable events involving Bardsey include:
8 Nov 1944
During the morning HMS Taciturn (Lt.Cdr. E.T. Stanley, DSO, DSC, RN) conducts attack exercises with HMS Devonshire (Capt. D.K. Bain, DSO, RN) at Scapa Flow. During the afternoon A/S exercises were carried out with HMS Bardsey (T/Lt. H. Fritzen, RNR). (1)
23 Nov 1944
HMS Vengeful (Lt. A.S. Melville-Ross, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises at/off Scapa Flow with HMS Caesar (Capt. G.N. Brewer, DSO, RN), HMS Onslaught (Cdr. The Hon. A. Pleydell-Bouverie, RN), HMS Bardsey (T/Lt. H. Fritzen, RNR) and HNoMS Horten. (2)
- ADM 53/119256 + ADM 173/18917
- ADM 173/19364
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.