HMS Quilliam (G 09)
Destroyer of the Q class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Hawthorn Leslie & Co. (Hebburn-on-Tyne, U.K.)|
|Ordered||2 Apr 1940|
|Laid down||19 Aug 1940|
|Launched||29 Nov 1941|
|Commissioned||22 Oct 1942|
Commands listed for HMS Quilliam (G 09)
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|1||Capt. Stephen Hope Carlill, DSO, RN||26 Aug 1942||Nov 1943|
|2||Capt. Richard George Onslow, DSO, RN||30 Nov 1943||Jun 1945|
|3||A/Lt.Cdr. Anthony John Temple Harris, RN||29 Sep 1945||Nov 1945|
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Noteable events involving Quilliam include:
20 May 1945
HMS Quilliam collided with HMS Indomitable in fog, and in the words of Captain Onslow "With no one to blame but myself, I had pushed my stem back to 'A' Gun." As a result, Quilliam was out of action for the rest of the war.