HMS Dart (K 21)
Frigate of the River class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Blyth Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. Ltd. (Blyth, U.K.) : Hawthorn Leslie & Co. (Hebburn-on-Tyne, U.K.)|
|Ordered||19 May 1941|
|Laid down||8 Sep 1941|
|Launched||10 Oct 1942|
|Commissioned||13 May 1943|
Sold to be broken up for scrap in November 1956.
Commands listed for HMS Dart (K 21)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. James Hutchinson Wright, RNR||13 Mar 1943||30 Jun 1943|
|2||Cdr. Charles Robert Stanier Farquhar, RN||30 Jun 1943||30 Aug 1943|
|3||Cdr. John Treasure Jones, RD, RNR||30 Aug 1943||2 Jun 1945|
|4||A/Lt.Cdr. Alexander Gordon Scott, DSC, RNR||2 Jun 1945||Jan 1946|
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Notable events involving Dart include:
19 Jun 1943
HMS H 34 (T/Lt. R.L. Willoughby, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Gorleston (Cdr.(Retd.) R.W. Keymer, RN), HMS Exe (A/Cdr. M.A.O. Biddulph, DSC, RN) and HMS Dart (Cdr. J.T. Jones, RD, RNR). (1)
24 Sep 1943
HMS H 33 (Lt. D.G. Kent, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Dart (Cdr. J.T. Jones, RD, RNR), HMS Viscount (Lt.Cdr. L.E. Woodhouse, RN) and ORP Burza (Cdr. F. Pitulko, ORP). (2)
- ADM 173/17795
- ADM 173/17786
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.