HMS Sir Lancelot (T 228)
MS Trawler of the Round Table class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||J. Lewis & Sons Ltd. (Aberdeen, Scotland)|
|Ordered||21 Jan 1941|
|Laid down||17 Jul 1941|
|Launched||4 Dec 1941|
|Commissioned||26 Mar 1942|
Became a danlayer in 1944.
Commands listed for HMS Sir Lancelot (T 228)
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|1||T/Lt. T J Paull, RNR||7 Mar 1942||29 Dec 1942|
|2||T/Lt. William Fraser Smith, RNR||29 Dec 1942||early 1943|
|3||T/Lt. Colin Richards Forsyth, RNVR||early 1943||12 Aug 1943|
|4||T/Lt. Richard Norville Watson Smith, RNVR||12 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.