HMS Elm
Ship Number
1037
Vessel Type
Tree Class Trawler
Built
A&J Inglis
Launch Date
December 12, 1939
Launched By
Miss Houston
Delivered
March 9, 1940
Owner
Admiralty
Weight
530 grt
BP Length
150 feet
Breadth
27-6 feet
No. of Screws
Single
Speed (approx)
11.5 knots
Propulsion
Aitchison Blair, Clydebank - Triple Expansion 3 cylinder IHP 850
Official No.
Registered
Fate
Scrapped
 HMS Elm

[shipsnostalgia]

Pennant no. T 105 - 1 x 12pdr, 2 x 0.5in AA (2 x 1), and 2 x twin Lewis guns - Crew 35
 
Commissioned 10/5/1940 and joined the 19th Anti-submarine Striking Force at Scapa
 
Served in the Norwegian Campaign
 
August 1941 took part in the Spitzbergen Operation
 
3/9/1941 she left Gronfjord with four Norwegian prizes for Akureyri and on to Reykjavik
 
1943 was on Atlantic Convoy duty
 
1946 sold as mercantile Helm
 
1948 converted into a pilot Vessel
 
1950 Pilot tender at Beira, for the Portuguese Government and renamed Magul
 
16/12/2011 dragged her anchor and wrecked, 47.38N/3.12W, (from Lorient in Ballast)., and scrapped in situ 2012