HMS Biggal (T 404)
MS Trawler of the Isles class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Ferguson Bros. Ltd. (Port Glasgow, Scotland)|
|Ordered||29 Aug 1942|
|Laid down||24 Feb 1944|
|Launched||4 Dec 1944|
|Commissioned||18 Apr 1945|
|History||Sold in 1947.|
Commands listed for HMS Biggal (T 404)
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|1||Lt. John Bentley Powell, RNR||19 Mar 1945|
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Notable events involving Biggal include:
9 May 1945
HMS Universal (Lt. A.J.D'A. Burdett, RN), HMS Votary (Lt. P.M. Staveley, RN), HMS Virulent (Lt. F.E. Ashmead-Bartlett, RN), HMS Scorcher (Lt. K.S. Renshaw, DSC, RNR) and HMS Satyr (Lt. T.S. Weston, DSO, DSC, RN) shifted from Loch Alsh to Tobermory. They were escorted by HMS Biggal (Lt. J.B. Powell, RNR). (1)
- ADM 173/20128
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.