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LADY MADELEINE H243
Built
1939
Cook Welton & Gemmell
Off Number
167077
Length Ft
178.1
Tons Gross
581
Yard Number
651
Breadth Ft
30.0
Tons Net
214
Launched
14 09 1939
Depth
15.2
Hp
165 HP
Registered
30 11 1939
Engine Builder
C D Holmes
Knots
12.8 K
Registered LADY MADELEINE H243 Owners 22 11 1939 Jutland Amalgamated Trawlers Ltd - E Cargill manager
  H.M.T LADY MADELEINE Owners 24 01 1940 - 1946 Admiralty
    Owners 16 10 1942 Kingston Steam trawling Co Ltd Hull - John William Lown, manager
  LADY MADELEINE H243 Owners 06 02 1946 Returned after refit from admiralty, William O Dell , manager
  KINGSTON DIAMOND H243 . 05 04 1946 renamed
  KINGSTON DIAMOND H243 Fitted for oil Dec 1949 as the Kingston Diamond fitted for fuel oil
    Owners 30 09 1963 Associated Fisheries Ltd for £5,000.
.   Owners 25 10 1963 Wyre Trawlers Ltd Fleetwood
  KINGSTON DIAMOND FD84 Owners 1964 Wyre Trawlers Ltd Fleetwood
.   Sold Scrapping 1965 Smith & Houston Ltd, Port Glasgow
Fate : 08 Apr 1965 Sailed for Scrapped at Glasgow
Admiralty Requisition
Pennant No
Role
Returned
24 01 1940
FY283
Anti-Submarine
1946

24 01 1941 Based Greenoch, Temp Lieutenant P H Potter RNR, Clyde escort group

Sept 1941 became part of the newly formed 49th Escort Group Iceland

Convoy Escorts - ON 26 - UR 2 / RU 2
Convoy UR 6 left for Iceland on 07th Jan 1942 Lady Madeleine in company with Ayrshire and Norwich City , escorting 5 Merchant vessels - arrived Reykjavik Iceland 12th Jan 1942 / Lady Madeline left Iceland for home 19th Jan as part of convoy RU 7 after missing the return convoy RU 6 which left on the 17th due to asdic damage, which occured during a Hurricane while in Reykjavik. On RU 7 she was in company with St Kenan and Vizalma for the return. On the 29 Jan picked up twenty survivors from the London stemaer King Robert
Feb 1942 refitted at Androssan

May 1942 left 49th escort group and was to be based in Hvalfjord Iceland for North Russian Convoy runs

Convoy PQ 16 - 21st May 1942 Lady Madeleine was close escort to the convoy with St Elstan , Northern Spray and Retriever - May 26th picked up 16 survivors f rom the Empire Lawrence May 27th assisted HMS Hazard in picking up survivors from the stricken SS Syros
Convoy QP 13 27th June 1942 return convoy of PQ 16 - 5th July picked up survivors from HMS Niger / SS Hybert
August 1942 returned from Iceland - went to Grimsby for refit / after refit sailed to Belfast
Convoy JW 51a 15 Dec 1942 Left Loch Ewe for Russia, in company with Northern Wave
Convoy RA 52 29 01 1943 Sailed Kola Inlet to Loch Ewe, escort
03 02 1943 Picked up survivors in the Norwegian sea, from the American steamer Greylock in company with HMT Northern Wave. The Greylock had been torpedoed by U255.
05 07 1944 Picked up two survivors from the Noreen Mary GN17, which had been sunk by submarine gunfire from U247, twenty miles W of Cape Wrath,
 

 

Surname
Christian
Age
Vessel
Birth Pl
Occupation
Date/ Scource
Detail
WAR SERVICE CREWMEN
POTTER . . HMT LADY MADELEINE . Lieutenant Commander 1940 .
HILL T G . HMT LADY MADELEINE . Lieutenant Commander 1940 .
OGDEN GRAEME . HMT LADY MADELEINE . Skipper Jan - 1941 - Jan 1943 .
WESTWOOD BRIAN . HMT LADY MADELEINE . First Lieutenant . .
ODHAM DAVID LYNX . HMT LADY MADELEINE . Lieutenant . .
SEDGEWICK WILLIAM . HMT LADY MADELEINE . Lieutenant . Mention in despatches for services during PQ 16
WHITEHEAD . . HMT LADY MADELEINE . Chief Engineer . Awarded DSM for services during PQ 16 Hull man
ANGUS GEOFFREY . HMT LADY MADELEINE . First Lieutenant . Mention in despatches for services during PQ 16
WEIR Mc ALLISTER . HMT LADY MADELEINE . Lieutenant . .
TURNER . . HMT LADY MADELEINE . Coxswain . .
DONALD . . HMT LADY MADELEINE . Midshipman . .
SQUIRES ALFRES . HMT LADY MADELEINE . Steward . .
SLOAN . . HMT LADY MADELEINE . Leading Seaman . . ( Paddy )
GLUE . . HMT LADY MADELEINE .   . .
BLUNDELL . . HMT LADY MADELEINE .   . .
GAUNT . . HMT LADY MADELEINE .   . .
HALLIDAY . . HMT LADY MADELEINE . Telegraphist . .
ARMSTRONG . . HMT LADY MADELEINE . . . .
MALLARD . . HMT LADY MADELEINE . Second Engineer 1942 .
HIGGINS . . HMT LADY MADELEINE . Asdic Operator 1942 .
McTAVISH . . HMT LADY MADELEINE . . . .
ADDSETS . . HMT LADY MADELEINE . Coxswain Sept 1942 .
FORTH KENNETH . HMT LADY MADELEINE . Lieutenant Sept 1942 .
THOMPSON . . HMT LADY MADELEINE . Sub Lieutenant Sept 1942 .
ROUBLES . . HMT LADY MADELEINE . . . .The Dog Brought from Russia after arriving with PQ 16
WHISKERS . . HMT LADY MADELEINE . . . .The Cat adopted from London during Grimsby refit
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