HMS Dunkery (T 224)
ASW Trawler of the Hill class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) : Holmes|
|Ordered||15 Mar 1941|
|Laid down||11 Jul 1941|
|Launched||4 Dec 1941|
|Commissioned||29 May 1942|
Sold to Hellyer Brothers Limited, Hull on 4 April 1946.
Commands listed for HMS Dunkery (T 224)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. William Keith Buckley, RNVR||9 Apr 1942||25 Aug 1942|
|2||T/Lt. Stanley Martin Booker, RNVR||25 Aug 1942||Nov 1943|
|3||T/Lt. Ernest Ross, RNVR||Nov 1943||Jan 1945|
|4||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Charles Stanley Reffelle Shapland, RNVR||Jan 1945||mid 1945|
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Notable events involving Dunkery include:
12 Sep 1942
HMS H 43 (Lt. J.C.Y. Roxburgh, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Pennyworth (T/Lt. R.A. Mason, RNVR), HMS Clover (Lt.Cdr. F.A. Shaw, RNR), HMS Anemone (Lt.Cdr. P.G.A. King, RD, RNR), HMS Abelia (T/Lt. F. Ardern, RNR) and HMS Dunkery (T/Lt. S.M. Booker, RNVR). (1)
14 Sep 1942
HMS H 43 (Lt. J.C.Y. Roxburgh, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Dunkery (T/Lt. S.M. Booker, RNVR), HMS Fame (Cdr. R. Heathcote, RN) and HMS Chelsea (Lt.Cdr. J.E.R. Wilford, RNR). (1)
- ADM 173/17253
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.