Allied Warships

HMS Sir Lancelot (T 228)

MS Trawler of the Round Table class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
ClassRound Table 
PennantT 228 
Built byJ. Lewis & Sons Ltd. (Aberdeen, Scotland) 
Ordered21 Jan 1941 
Laid down17 Jul 1941 
Launched4 Dec 1941 
Commissioned26 Mar 1942 
End service 
History

Became a danlayer in 1944.
Sold in April 1946.

 

Commands listed for HMS Sir Lancelot (T 228)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. T J Paull, RNR7 Mar 194229 Dec 1942
2T/Lt. William Fraser Smith, RNR29 Dec 1942early 1943
3T/Lt. Colin Richards Forsyth, RNVRearly 194312 Aug 1943
4T/Lt. Richard Norville Watson Smith, RNVR12 Aug 1943

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Notable events involving Sir Lancelot include:


5 Feb 1945
HMS Hazard and HMS Sir Lancelot both pick up survivors from the American merchant Henry B. Plant that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-245 about 17 nautical miles east of Ramsgate in position 51°19'N, 01°42'E.


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