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ALOUETTE H29
Built
1939
Smiths Dock Middlesborough
Off Number
167053
Length Ft
175.9
Tons Gross
521
Yard Number
1060
Breadth Ft
28.6
Tons Net
191
Launched
03/1939
Engine Builder
Smiths Dock
Hp
169 HP
Registered
22/03/1939
Draught
15.00
Knots
K
Registered ESQUIMAUX Owners 22/03/1939 Hellyer Brothers Hull
Renamed ALOUETTE H29 Owners Hull Northern Fishing Co Ltd - Hellyer Brothers Managers
  H.M.T ALOUETTE Owners 1939 Admiralty
    Owners  
Fate : Sunk by U-552 / U-552 departed under Klaus Popp from St. Nazaire on 10th Sep 1942 for operations in the Central Atlantic the U 552 Torpedoed the Alouette off Sesimbra, Portugal 19 Sep 1942
Admiralty Requisition
Pennant No
Role
Returned
09/1939
FY 101
Anti-Submarine
Lost
10th December, 1941.H.M. armed boarding vessel ALOUETTE intercepted a small French merchant vessel off LISBON and is sending her into GIBRALTAR
 

Courtesy and © Sydney Pike

I wish to thank Tom and his father Sydney Pike a survivor of the Torpedo attack on the Alouette for the Information and pictures he has supplied

Courtesy and © Sydney Pike

Surname
Christian
Age
Vessel
Birth Pl
Occupation
Date/ Scource
Detail
CREWMEN WHO LOST THEIR LIVES ON HMT ALOUETTE
BUSH JOHN HENRY 22 HMT ALOUETTE . Leading Steward 19 Sept 1942 Died when vessel torpedoed - Son of John Samuel and Ethel Daisy Bush, of Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire.
CHILD WALTER 25 HMT ALOUETTE . Stoker 19 Sept 1942 Died when vessel torpedoed -Son of George A. and Hannah Child, of Castleford, Yorkshire.
CLIMPSON HOWARD 29 HMT ALOUETTE . Telegraphist 19 Sept 1942 Died when vessel torpedoed
CROOK EDWARD ALBERT HENRY 23 HMT ALOUETTE . Engineer 19 Sept 1942 Died when vessel torpedoed - Son of Edward and Dulcie May Crook, of Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire.
DIXON JAMES 21 HMT ALOUETTE . Seaman 19 Sept 1942 Died when vessel torpedoed - Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Dixon, of Culroy, Ayrshire
FIRTH WALTER 24 HMT ALOUETTE . Stoker 19 Sept 1942 Died when vessel torpedoed - Son of John Thomas Firth and Lily Firth, of Wainstalls, Yorkshire.
HALLOWS JAMES STANLEY 22 HMT ALOUETTE . Seaman 19 Sept 1942 Died when vessel torpedoed -Son of Mrs. E. Hallows, of Clitheroe, Lancashire.
McCAFFRAY HUGH FRANCIS 30 HMT ALOUETTE Seaman 19 Sept 1942 Died when vessel torpedoed - Son of Hugh and Maisie Fairweather McCaffrey; Husband of Jemima McCaffray
Mc DONALD JAMES 22 HMT ALOUETTE . Steward 19 Sept 1942 Died when vessel torpedoed - Son of Adam and Mary Jane McDonald, of Middlesbrough.
McPHERSON DONALD GEORGE 23 HMT ALOUETTE Telegraphist 19 Sept 1942 Died when vessel torpedoed
MORTIMER WILLIAM WHITE BRUCE . HMT ALOUETTE . . 19 Sept 1942 Died when vessel torpedoed - Son of David Begg Mortimer and Emily Mortimer, of Fleetwood, Lancashire.
NICHOLSON JOHN ASTBURY 37 HMT ALOUETTE Lieutenant 19 Sept 1942 Son of Engr. Captain James Bell Nicholson, D.S.O., RN., and Ella Nicholson, of Saltash, Cornwall. B.Sc. (Bristol). Member of scientific staff of RRS. Discovery II.
PARR ARTHUR JOHN 26 HMT ALOUETTE . Signalman 19 Sept 1942 Died when vessel torpedoed
THOMAS FRANK GEORGE 27 HMT ALOUETTE Stoker 19 Sept 1942 Died when vessel torpedoed - Son of George Henry and Agnes Thomas, of Liverpool; husband of Florence Mary Thomas, of Wavertree, Liverpool.
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Courtesy and © Sydney Pike

Surname
Christian
Age
Vessel
Home Town
Occupation
Date/ Scource
Detail
HMT ALOUETTE CREWMEN WHEN TORPEDOED
ADAMS . . HMT ALOUETTE Glasgow LT Commander 19 Sept 1942 Survivor when vessel Torpedoed
DILLON . . HMT ALOUETTE Australia Lieutenant  RANVR 19 Sept 1942 Survivor when vessel Torpedoed
CANSDALE . . HMT ALOUETTE Wimbledon Signalman 19 Sept 1942 Survivor when vessel Torpedoed
PIKE SYDNEY . HMT ALOUETTE Hornchurch Signalman 19 Sept 1942 Survivor when vessel Torpedoed
SPENCE . . HMT ALOUETTE . Signalman 19 Sept 1942 Survivor when vessel Torpedoed
KENNY P . HMT ALOUETTE Liverpool Telegraphist 19 Sept 1942 Survivor when vessel Torpedoed
SMITH H . HMT ALOUETTE Hull Leading Seaman 19 Sept 1942 Survivor when vessel Torpedoed
WILKINSON T . HMT ALOUETTE Hull AB 19 Sept 1942 Survivor when vessel Torpedoed
SYMS . . HMT ALOUETTE Fleetwood AB 19 Sept 1942 Survivor when vessel Torpedoed
MAINLAND J . HMT ALOUETTE Lerwick AB 19 Sept 1942 Survivor when vessel Torpedoed
Mc CLEOD . . HMT ALOUETTE Stornoway AB 19 Sept 1942 Survivor when vessel Torpedoed
HUGHES E . HMT ALOUETTE . AB 19 Sept 1942 Survivor when vessel Torpedoed
COLLINS A . HMT ALOUETTE Maryport AB 19 Sept 1942 Survivor when vessel Torpedoed
BAINES . . HMT ALOUETTE Liverpool AB 19 Sept 1942 Survivor when vessel Torpedoed
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BIRD . . HMT ALOUETTE Cheshire Leading Seaman 19 Sept 1942 Possibly on vessel when vessel Torpedoed
CAMPBELL . . HMT ALOUETTE Buckie AB 19 Sept 1942 Possibly on vessel when vessel Torpedoed
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Surname
Christian
Age
Vessel
Home Town
Occupation
Date/ Scource
Detail
HMT ALOUETTE CREWMEN
ANDERSON JAMES . HMT ALOUETTE . Chief Skipper . Mentioned in Despatches
JACKSON ALFRED . HMT ALOUETTE . Second Hand . Mentioned in Despatches
ROKAHAR ARTHUR . HMT ALOUETTE Leeds Chief Engineman . Mentioned in Despatches
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CHURSTON LORD - R . HMT ALOUETTE . Lt COMMANDER . .
EVANS A . HMT ALOUETTE Montreal Canada Lieutenant  RCNVR . .
MURDOCH . . HMT ALOUETTE Surrey Sub Lieutenant . .
STEVENSON . . HMT ALOUETTE . Petty Officer . .
FRYER J . HMT ALOUETTE Oldham Leading Seaman . .
Mc RITCHIE . . HMT ALOUETTE Stornoway Leading Seaman . .
SINCLAIR . . HMT ALOUETTE Thurso Leading Seaman . .
BAKER . . HMT ALOUETTE Grimsby AB . .
BORTHWICK J . HMT ALOUETTE Aberdeen AB . .
BROWN . . HMT ALOUETTE Dover AB . .
KELLY . . HMT ALOUETTE Devon AB . .
GREENLEY . . HMT ALOUETTE Newfoundland AB . .
BELL . . HMT ALOUETTE Lancashire Stoker . .
TWEEDY . . HMT ALOUETTE Newcastle Stoker . .
OCKMORE F . HMT ALOUETTE Romford Gunner . .
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COSTELLO . . HMT ALOUETTE Edinburgh . . .
DAVIES . . HMT ALOUETTE Liverpool . . .
LOWEY . . HMT ALOUETTE Isle of Man . . .
MORGAN . . HMT ALOUETTE Wales . . .
ROBERTSON . . HMT ALOUETTE Fife . . .
SLOUGH . . HMT ALOUETTE Australia . . .
HAMILTON . . HMT ALOUETTE Glasgow . . .
WASHBROOK . . HMT ALOUETTE Hull AB . .
WRIGHT . . HMT ALOUETTE Norfolk . . .
WALKER . . HMT ALOUETTE Hartlepool . . .

 

Courtesy and © Sydney Pike

Courtesy and © Sydney Pike