HMS Arran (T 06)
MS Trawler of the Isles class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) : Holmes|
|Ordered||6 Apr 1940|
|Laid down||25 Jul 1940|
|Launched||16 Nov 1940|
|Commissioned||29 Apr 1941|
|History||Sold 2 October 1946.|
Commands listed for HMS Arran (T 06)
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|1||T/S.Lt. Arthur James Dickason, RNVR||21 Apr 1941||mid 1941|
|2||T/Lt. John Enda Bernard Healy, RNVR||mid 1941||Sep 1942|
|3||T/Lt. Donald Swinborne Hutton, RNR||Sep 1942||29 Sep 1943|
|4||T/Lt. William Gilbert Nigel Aplin, RNR||29 Sep 1943||1 Aug 1944|
|5||T/Lt. Douglas Valentine Hugonin, RNVR||1 Aug 1944||mid 1945|
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Notable events involving Arran include:
1 May 1943
HMS Arran (T/Lt. D.S. Hutton, RNR) picks up 136 survivors from the British merchant Clan Macpherson that was torpedoed and damaged by German U-boat U-515 about 75 nautical miles southwest of Freetown in position 07°58'N, 14°14'W. The Clan Macpherson finally foundered in position 08°04'N, 14°12'W.
24 Dec 1943
HMS Arran (T/Lt. W.G.N. Aplin, RNR) and HMS Southern Pride pick up 130 survivors from the British seaplane tender Dumana that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-515 about 70 miles west-southwest of Sassandra, Ivory Coast, in position 04°27'N, 06°58'W.
- ADM 173/16988
- ADM 173/17529
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.