HMS Jade (T 56)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.)|
|Launched||28 Mar 1933|
|Lost||21 Apr 1942|
Completed on 27 April 1933.
HMT Jade (T/Lt. Arthur Robert James Tilston, DSC, SANF(V)) was sunk by aircraft bombs at Grand Harbour, Malta on 21 April 1942.
Commands listed for HMS Jade (T 56)
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|1||T/Lt. Arthur Robert James Tilston, SANF(V)||???||21 Apr 1942|
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Notable events involving Jade include:
9 Sep 1939
HMS Snapper (Lt. W.D.A. King, RN) conducted exercises off Alexandria. These exercises included an A/S exercise with HMS Coral and HMS Moonstone (Lt. W.J.H. Moorman, RN) and later with HMS Jade and HMS Beryl. (1)
27 Sep 1939
HMS Snapper (Lt. W.D.A. King, RN) conducted exercises off Alexandria. These exercises included an A/S exercise with HMS Jade, HMS Amber (Boatswain H.W. Clark, RN) and later with HMS Grimsby (Capt. A.S. Russell, RN) and HMS Deptford (Cdr. C.A.E. Stanfield, RN). (1)
No map of this passage can be displayed as there are no logs available for HMS Talisman for this period. (2)
- ADM 173/16103
- ADM 199/1151
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.