HMS Laurel (T 29)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.)|
|Launched||15 May 1930|
|Commissioned||15 Jun 1939|
Completed on 12 June 1930.
Sold in 1946.
Commands listed for HMS Laurel (T 29)
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|1||Lt. (retired) Idwal Griffiths, RN||3 Jul 1939||18 May 1940|
|2||Skr. Frederick George Blockwell, RNR||18 May 1940||15 Jan 1941|
|3||Lt. William George Pitcher, RNR||15 Jan 1941||early 1941|
|4||T/Lt. John Webber Walton, RNVR||early 1941||mid 1941|
|5||T/Skr. Thomas Wilfred Morgan, RNR||22 Jul 1941||6 Feb 1942|
|6||T/S.Lt. Arthur Leonard Hughes, RNVR||6 Feb 1942||27 Sep 1943|
|7||T/A/S.Lt. William Peris Davies, RNVR||27 Sep 1943||24 Jan 1944|
|8||T/Lt. Donald Fraser, RNVR||24 Jan 1944||early 1944|
|9||T/S.Lt. William Peris Davies, RNVR||early 1944||23 May 1944|
|10||T/Lt. Charles Skipworth Holgate, RNVR||23 May 1944||6 Dec 1945|
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Notable events involving Laurel include:
3 Nov 1941
HMS Clyde (Cdr. D.C. Ingram, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Gibraltar with HMS Wishart (Cdr. H.G. Scott, RN). Clyde also conducted gunnery exercises on a target that was towed by HMS Laurel (T/Skr. T.W. Morgan, RNR). (1)
- ADM 173/18711
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.