HMS Lossie (K 303)
Frigate of the River class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Canadian Vickers (Montreal, Canada)|
|Ordered||9 Dec 1941|
|Laid down||2 Oct 1942|
|Launched||30 Apr 1943|
|Commissioned||14 Aug 1943|
Was to be built in Canada for the United States Navy but transferred to the Royal Navy under the lend-lease program.
Returned to the U.S.N. 26 January 1946.
Commands listed for HMS Lossie (K 303)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Archibald Frederick MacFie, OBE, RD, RNR||14 Aug 1943||Oct 1945|
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Notable events involving Lossie include:
31 Jan 1944
HMS Strongbow (Lt. J.A.R. Troup, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Larne with HMS Lossie (Lt.Cdr. A.F. MacFie, OBE, RNR), HMS Findhorn (Lt.Cdr. J.C. Dawson, RD, RNR) and aircraft from HMS Biter (Capt. L.A.K. Boswell, DSO, RN). (3)
3 Jun 1944
During 3/4 June 1944, HMS Tradewind (Lt.Cdr. S.L.C. Maydon, DSO and Bar, RN), conducted A/S exercises off Trincomalee with the Indian sloop HMIS Cauvery (A/Cdr. F.F.W. Harvey, RIN) and the British frigates HMS Lossie (Lt.Cdr. A.F. MacFie, OBE, RNR), HMS Findhorn (Lt.Cdr. J.C. Dawson, RD, RNR) and HMS Nadder (T/A/Lt.Cdr. P.E. Kitto, RNR). (4)
12 Jun 1944
During 12 and 13 June 1944, HMS Sea Rover (Lt. J.P. Angell, RN) conducted exercises off Trincomalee. These included night exercises. During these exercises she was escorted by HMS Rosalind (A/Skr.Lt. E.G. Littler, DSC, RD, RNR). Also part of these exercises were a practice attack on HMS Begum (A/Capt. J.E. Broome, DSC, RN) and A/S exercises with two of her escorts, the frigates HMS Nadder (T/A/Lt.Cdr. P.E. Kitto, RNR) and HMS Lossie (Lt.Cdr. A.F. MacFie, OBE, RNR). (6)
- ADM 173/18491
- ADM 173/19199
- ADM 173/18850
- ADM 173/19049
- ADM 173/18785
- ADM 173/18674
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.