Allied Warships

HMS Deveron (K 265)

Frigate of the River class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassRiver 
PennantK 265 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Ordered13 Dec 1941 
Laid down16 Apr 1942 
Launched12 Oct 1942 
Commissioned2 Mar 1943 
End service 
History

Transferred to the Royal Indian Navy 1945 and renamed Dhanush.

 

Commands listed for HMS Deveron (K 265)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Robert Edward Heap Partington, RD, RNR4 Jan 194327 Jul 1944
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Wynyard Paul Bush, DSC, RNVR27 Jul 1944late 1945

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Notable events involving Deveron include:


15 Mar 1943
HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Deveron (Lt.Cdr. R.E.H. Partington, RD, RNR), HMS Leeds United (A/Skr.Lt. W. Kirman, RNR) and HMS Derby County (Lt. K.B. Hopkins, DSC, RNVR). (1)

19 Mar 1943
HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Derby County (Lt. K.B. Hopkins, DSC, RNVR), HMS Lancer (A/Skr.Lt. A. Robinson, DSC, RNR) and HMS Deveron (Lt.Cdr. R.E.H. Partington, RD, RNR). (1)

25 Mar 1943
HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Deveron (Lt.Cdr. R.E.H. Partington, RD, RNR) and HMS Trent (T/A/Lt.Cdr. J.G. Rankin, DSC, RNR). (1)

23 Jul 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. C.W. Taylor, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Vidette (Lt.Cdr. R. Hart, DSC, RN), HMS Vansittart (Lt.Cdr. T. Johnston, RN), HMS Loosestrife (Lt. H.A. Stonehouse, DSC, RNR), HMS Snowflake (Lt. H.G. Chesterman, DSC, RNR), HMCS Assiniboine (Cdr. K.F. Adams, RCN), HMS Deveron (Lt.Cdr. R.E.H. Partington, RD, RNR), HMS Sabre (T/A/Lt.Cdr. The Hon. G. Howard, RNVR) and HMS Wallflower (Lt. G.R. Greaves, RNR). (2)

31 Aug 1943
HMS H 50 (Lt. J.M. Michell, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Deveron (Lt.Cdr. R.E.H. Partington, RD, RNR) and HMS Fame (Cdr. R.A. Currie, RN). (3)

11 Feb 1944
HMS H 44 (Lt. P.N. Joyce, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Deveron (Lt.Cdr. R.E.H. Partington, RD, RNR), HNoMS Rose (Lt. L.R. Lund, RNorN) and HMS Kingcup (T/A/Lt.Cdr. W.H. Hodson, DSC and Bar, RNVR). (4)

Sources

  1. File 2.12.03.6382 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
  2. ADM 173/17926
  3. ADM 173/17831
  4. ADM 173/17813

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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