HMS Southern Prince (M 47)
Minelayer of the Auxiliary minelayers class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Lithgow’s, Ltd. (Port Glasgow, Scotland, U.K.)|
|Launched||12 Mar 1929|
|Commissioned||15 Jun 1940|
Completed as merchantile in August 1929.
Became and accomodation ship in 1945.
Hit by U-boat
|U-boat Attack||See our U-boat attack entry for the HMS Southern Prince|
Commands listed for HMS Southern Prince (M 47)
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|1||A/Capt. Edward Murray Conrad Barraclough, RN||17 Apr 1940||11 Mar 1941|
|2||Cdr. Charles Leslie Firth, RN||11 Mar 1941||19 May 1941|
|3||A/Capt. John Creswell, RN||19 May 1941||15 Jul 1942|
|4||A/Capt. John Hamilton Macnair, RN||15 Jul 1942||Jan 1943|
|5||Cmdr William Pope, DSO, RN||Jan 1943||2 Jun 1943|
|6||A/Capt. John Hamilton Macnair, RN||2 Jun 1943||22 Nov 1943|
|7||Capt. (retired) Rudolph Henry Fane de Salis, DSC, OBE, RN||22 Nov 1943||4 Nov 1944|
|8||Lt. Reginald Alexander Norsworthy, RN||4 Nov 1944|
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