Allied Warships

HMS Viva II (FY 030)

Armed Yacht

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeArmed Yacht
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 030 
Built byCamper & Nicholsons Ltd. (Gosport, England, U.K.) ; MAN 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched 1929 
Commissioned 
Lost8 May 1941 
History

Completed in April 1929.
Requisitioned by the Admiralty in September 1939.
Served in A/S role.

Bombed and sunk by German aircraft 13 nautical miles west of Trevose Head on 8 May 1941.

 

Commands listed for HMS Viva II (FY 030)

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CommanderFromTo
1Capt. (retired) Richard Lloyd Hamer, RN9 Sep 193915 Oct 1940
2Cdr. (retired) Myles Aldington Blomfield, OBE, RN15 Oct 19408 May 1941 (+)

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