HMS Deveron (K 265)
Frigate of the River class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Smiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.)|
|Ordered||13 Dec 1941|
|Laid down||16 Apr 1942|
|Launched||12 Oct 1942|
|Commissioned||2 Mar 1943|
Transferred to the Royal Indian Navy 1945 and renamed Dhanush.
Commands listed for HMS Deveron (K 265)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Robert Edward Heap Partington, RD, RNR||4 Jan 1943||27 Jul 1944|
|2||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Wynyard Paul Bush, DSC, RNVR||27 Jul 1944||late 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)
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)
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)
- File 2.12.03.6382 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- ADM 173/17926
- ADM 173/17831
- ADM 173/17813
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.