HMS Kingston Olivine (FY 193)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.)|
|Launched||15 Mar 1930|
Completed on 10 April 1930.
Used as MS trawler from July 1942 onwards.
Renamed Langland Bay in 1947.
Commands listed for HMS Kingston Olivine (FY 193)
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|1||Lt. George Windsor Gregorie, RNR||18 Sep 1939||Sep 1940|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Roy Kendall, RNR||Sep 1940||18 Dec 1940|
|3||T/Lt. Eric George Donald, RNVR||18 Dec 1940||mid 1941|
|4||S.Lt. Patrick John McCormick, RANVR||mid 1941||Oct 1941|
|5||Lt. Trevor Walton Lewis, RANVR||1 Oct 1941||28 Sep 1942|
|6||Lt. George Clement Crowley, RN||28 Sep 1942||27 Sep 1943|
|7||Lt. Eric Percy Evers, RANVR||27 Sep 1943||26 Jun 1945|
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Notable events involving Kingston Olivine include:
16 Nov 1942
HMS H 43 (Lt. B.J.B. Andrew, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Kingston Olivine (Lt. G.C. Crowley, RN), HMS Wear (Cdr. E. Wheeler, RD, RNR), HMS Goathland (Lt.Cdr. E.N. Pumphrey, RN, DSO and Bar, DSC, RN) and HMS Fiaray (T/Lt. W.F. McAusland, RNVR). (1)
29 Apr 1945
HMS Ultimatum (Lt. P.D.C. Bennett, RN) departed Sheerness for Dundee. She made the passage together with HMS Surf (Lt. H.W. Wilkinson, RN) departed Sheerness for Dundee. They were escorted by HMS Kingston Olivine (Lt. E.P. Evers, RANVR). (2)
- ADM 173/17255
- ADM 173/20089
- ADM 173/19786
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.