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LORD HAILSHAM H82
Built
1934
Cochranes Selby
Off Number
163967
Length Ft
155.8
Tons Gross
445
Yard Number
1123
Breadth Ft
26.1
Tons Net
179
Launched
30 06 1934
Draught
14.1
Hp
99HP
Registered
Aug 1934
Engine Builder
Amos & Smith
Knots
K
Registered LORD HAILSHAM H82 Owners Pickering & Haldane Steam Trawling Co Ltd
  H.M.T LORD HAILSHAM Owners 1939 - 1943 Admiralty
    Owners  
    Owners  
Fate : 27 Feb 1943 Torpedoed English Channel by E Boat
Admiralty Requisition
Pennant No
Role
Returned
1939
FY109
Anti-Submarine
Lost
Vessel named after Lord Hailsham : A crest of the Hailsham Family was given to the ship in 1942 at the request of First Lieutenant Reginald Mortimore, and was displayed on the front of the ship's bridge.
27 Feb 1943 The Lord Hailsham was part of the convoy escort for WP300 escorting eight merchant vessels from South Wales to Southampton. when in the English Channel the convoy was attacked by German MTB`s Lyme Bay , there were several vessels lost including the Lord Hailsham.
 

IN REMEMBERANCE OF CREWMEN WHO DIED AT SEA
Surname
Christian
Age
Vessel
Birth
Occupation
Date of Death
Detail
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ATKINS JAMES 29 HMT LORD HAILSHAM . Cook 27 Feb 1943 .Husband of Eileen Elizabeth Atkins, of Edmonton, Middlesex
BOWER WALTER 27 HMT LORD HAILSHAM . Seaman 27 Feb 1943 .Husband of Mary Bower, of Sheffield
BUXTON SYDNEY FRANK 19 HMT LORD HAILSHAM . Seaman 27 Feb 1943 . Son of John Thomas and Eva Sarah Martha Buxton, of Lower Broughton, Salford
CANT JOHN SYDNEY 33 HMT LORD HAILSHAM . Ordinary Telegraphist 27 Feb 1943 .Son of Charles and Emily Elizabeth Cant of Braintree; husband of Irene Ivy Cant of Plaistow.
HARRIS JOHN 22 HMT LORD HAILSHAM . Stoker 27 Feb 1943 Son of George and Ivy Harris, of Barrowford, Lancashire
HORTON FREDERICK 26 HMT LORD HAILSHAM . Stoker 27 Feb 1943 .Husband of Marjorie Irene Horton, of Sutton, Surrey
LARGE ALBERT SIDNEY 25 HMT LORD HAILSHAM . Seaman 27 Feb 1943 .Son of Frederick S. Large and Matilda E. Large, of Stroud, Gloucestershire
LEWIS FRANK FERGUSON 33 HMT LORD HAILSHAM . Stoker 27 Feb 1943 .Husband of Mary Lawson Lewis, of Edinburgh
LOUT JOHN ALFRED 34 HMT LORD HAILSHAM . Seaman 27 Feb 1943 .Husband of Anne Mary Elizabeth Lout, of Rotherhithe, London
McGUIRE JACK FAIREY 29 HMT LORD HAILSHAM . Seaman 27 Feb 1943 .Son of Fred and Ada McGuire, of Burnley, Lancashire
SHAW JOHN 20 HMT LORD HAILSHAM . Stoker 27 Feb 1943 .Son of Harry and Ada Shaw, of Leeds, Yorkshire.
STEVENS FRANK MULLEN . HMT LORD HAILSHAM . Leading Cook 27 Feb 1943 .
TULEY JOSEPH 28 HMT LORD HAILSHAM . Seaman 27 Feb 1943 .Husband of Gwendoline Winifred Tuley, of Broughton Astley, Leicestershire
WATSON JAMES 36 HMT LORD HAILSHAM . Chief Engineer 27 Feb 1943 .Husband of Eliza Bella Allan Watson, of Peterhead, Aberdeenshire
WILSON WILLIAM SCOTT 28 HMT LORD HAILSHAM . Seaman 27 Feb 1943 .Husband of Lilian Ruby Wilson, of Plymouth
WINGROVE ALBERT GEORGE 18 HMT LORD HAILSHAM . Seaman 27 Feb 1943 .Son of Albert George and Priscella May Wingrove, of Basingstoke, Hampshire
WOODHOUSE ROBERT 27 HMT LORD HAILSHAM . Stoker 27 Feb 1943 .Husband of Ivy Woodhouse, of Blackburn
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Surname
Christian
Age
Vessel
Birth Pl
Occupation
Date/ Scource
Detail
WAR SERVICE CREWMEN
CLARK PETER HORACE GORDON . HMT LORD HAILSHAM . Temp Lieutenant RNR 27 Feb 1943 .
BEATTY JAMES ROBERT . HMT LORD HAILSHAM . Seaman . .Mention in Despatches
CANNON F J J . HMT LORD HAILSHAM . Skipper 1940 .20th Anti-Submarine Group
LAING JOHN . HMT LORD HAILSHAM . Able Seaman 09 June 1941 .
. . . . 06/1941 Jock Laing Joined vessel at Plymouth / 25 Feb 1943 put ashore and hospitalised at Morriston Memorial Hospital Swansea with Acute Appendicitis , two days later the Lord Hailsham would be lost. John would now carry the guilt that someone else lost their lives whilst carrying out the task of loader of the fourth gun, which Jock would have been manning.
MORETON BILL . HMT LORD HAILSHAM . Stoker . .20th Anti-Submarine Group
MORTIMORE R C  -  JIMMY . HMT LORD HAILSHAM . Lieutenant . .20th Anti-Submarine Group
ALLISON DICK . HMT LORD HAILSHAM . Coxswain . .20th Anti-Submarine Group
EASTHAM HAROLD . HMT LORD HAILSHAM . Asdic Operator . .20th Anti-Submarine Group
. . . HMT LORD HAILSHAM . . . .20th Anti-Submarine Group

 

Surname
Christian
Age
Vessel
Birth Pl
Occupation
Date/ Scource
Detail
CREWMEN
NAYLOR LUKE . LORD HAILSHAM . Skipper . on maiden voyage 3 weeks to Iceland - first vessel for firm to be fitted with refrigeration unit.
MATHA I . LORD HAILSHAM . . on maiden voyage 3 weeks to Iceland
ALLISON RICHARD . LORD HAILSHAM . . . Dick -
EARL GEORGE . LORD HAILSHAM . Engineer . .
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