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LADY MADELINE H85
Built
1934
Cook Welton & Gemmell
Off Number
163938
Length Ft
151.9
Tons Gross
390
Yard Number
592
Breadth Ft
25.6
Tons Net
145
Launched
31 07 1934
Depth
13.6
Hp
105 HP
Registered
30 08 1934
Engine Builder
C D Holmes
Knots
11.6 K
Registered LADY MADELEINE H85 Owners 30 08 1934 Jutland Amalgamated Trawlers Ltd Hull - Edward Cargill manager
Renamed H.M.T MOONSTONE Owners 27 01 1939 Admiralty Purchase £18,333
    Register 27 02 1939 Hull register closed
    Owners 1946 Iago Steam Trawler Co Ltd, Fleetwood - Capt. E. D. W. Lawford DSO, manager
    Converted 1947 |Converted to fuel oil on refit as a trawler in Barrow
  RED LANCER LO442 Owners Jan 1947 Registered in London as Fishing Vessel
    Owners 1963 Boston Deep Sea Fisheries Ltd, Fleetwood.
    Sold for Scrapping Jan 1964 Lacmots Ltd, Glasson Dock / London Register closed
Fate : 27 01 1964 Scrapped at Glasson Dock Glasgow
Admiralty Purchased
Pennant No
Role
Sold
1939
T90
Gem class - Anti Submarine
1946
19 06 1940 HMT Moonstone captured the Italian Submarine Galileo Galilei - Moonstone was part of the 4th Anti - Submarine Group based at Malta with H.M.T Amber , H.M.T Beryl, H.M.T Coral and her fellow Hull Trawler H.M.T Jade. Later in 1940 H.M.T Moonstone was transfered to Alexandria to patrol off Aden. On the 19th of June she located an Italian Submarine they had been searching for by asdic contact. On her second run of depth charges she forced the submarine to surface, H.M.T Moonstone then assaulted the submarine head on with gunfire forcing the submarine crew to surrender. The submarine was the GALILEO GALILEI shortly after the destroyer HMS Kandahar arrived to give assistance with prisoners and towing the submarine. H.M.T Moonstone entered Aden followed by its prize and HMS Kandahar. the submarine was taken into Naval service firstly as the X 2
 

LADY MADELEINE H85

RED LANCER

RED LANCER LO442

MOONSTONE

HMT MOONSTONE

Surname
Christian
Age
Vessel
Birth Pl
Occupation
Date/ Scource
Detail
WAR SERVICE CREWMEN
MOORMAN WILLIAM JOSEPH HENRY - DSC . HMT MOONSTONE . Boatswain 1940 .
HUNTER MATTHEW . HMT MOONSTONE . Midshipman 1940 .
BROWN TOM . HMT MOONSTONE Able Seaman 1940 .
HALLIDAY . . HMT MOONSTONE . Leading Signalman 1940 .
QUESTED FREDERICK GEORGE DSM . HMT MOONSTONE . PO Gun Layer 1940 .
ELLIS . . HMT MOONSTONE . PO Gun Trainer 1940 .
. . . . . . . .

 

The Distinguished Service Cross.

Boatswain William Joseph Henry Moorman, Royal Navy, Commanding Officer, H.M.S.Moonstone.

The Distinguished Service Medal.

Petty Officer Frederick George Quested, C/J.93236, Gunlayer, H.M.S. Moonstone.