Allied Warships

HMS Odzani (K 356)

Frigate of the River class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassRiver 
PennantK 356 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Ordered15 Jul 1942 
Laid down18 Nov 1942 
Launched19 May 1943 
Commissioned2 Sep 1943 
End service 
History

Scrapped in June 1957.

 

Commands listed for HMS Odzani (K 356)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Louis Alan Sayers, RNR16 Aug 194322 Jan 1945
2A/Lt.Cdr. John Nestle Burgess, RANVR22 Jan 1945late 1945

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Notable events involving Odzani include:


11 Sep 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Ballinderry (Lt.Cdr. E.F. Aikman, RNR) and HMS Odzani (Lt.Cdr. L.A. Sayers, RNR). (1)

12 Sep 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Magpie (Lt.Cdr. R.S. Abram, RN), HMS Odzani (Lt.Cdr. L.A. Sayers, RNR), HMS Onyx (T/A/Lt.Cdr. C.C.L. Gaussen, RNVR) and HMS Cyclamen (T/Lt. W.S. Joliffe, RNR). (2)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/17928
  2. ADM 173/17928

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


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