HMS Gateshead (T 288)
MS Trawler of the Isles class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||George T. Davie & Sons Ltd. (Lauzon, Quebec, Canada)|
|Ordered||8 Aug 1941|
|Laid down||12 Dec 1941|
|Launched||1 Aug 1942|
|Commissioned||11 May 1943|
|History||Scrapped 13 October 1959.|
Commands listed for HMS Gateshead (T 288)
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|1||T/Lt. Richard Brian Hughes, RNVR||Nov 1942||1 Oct 1945|
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Notable events involving Gateshead include:
14 Apr 1944
At 1230 hours, HMS Clyde (Lt.Cdr. R.S. Brookes, DSO, DSC, RN), made contact with HMS Gateshead (T/Lt. R.B. Hughes, RNVR) off Bishops Rock. They then proceeded to Falmouth where tey arrived at 2000 hours. (2)
- File 2.12.03.6384 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- ADM 173/18461
- ADM 173/18908
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.