Allied Warships

HMS Bardsey (T 273)

MS Trawler of the Isles class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
ClassIsles 
PennantT 273 
Built byFleming & Ferguson Ltd. (Paisley, Scotland) 
Ordered1 Jan 1942 
Laid down30 Jan 1943 
Launched17 Jul 1943 
Commissioned18 Sep 1943 
End service 
History

 

Commands listed for HMS Bardsey (T 273)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. Vernon Sullivan Jeffery, RNVR30 Aug 194312 Nov 1943
2T/Lt. Leonard Henry Green, RNR12 Nov 19433 Jul 1944
3T/Lt. Hans Fritzen, RNR3 Jul 1944early 1945
4T/S.Lt. Eric Arthur Robinson, RNVRearly 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). 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)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/18917
  2. ADM 173/19364

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


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