HMS Northern Sun (4.18)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Deschimag (Bremerhaven, Germany)|
|History||Completed in September 1936.|
Taken over by the Admiralty on 31 August 1939.
Displacement: 655 tons.
Returend to her owner on 12 December 1945.
Commands listed for HMS Northern Sun (4.18)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. (retired) Ronald Robertson Lyle, RN||10 Sep 1939||31 Jan 1940|
|2||Lt. Leonard Charles Hill, OBE, RNR||31 Jan 1940||26 Apr 1940|
|3||T/S.Lt. Thomas Bruce Stewart Brown, RNVR||26 Apr 1940||19 Jun 1940|
|4||Lt. James Andrew, RNR||19 Jun 1940||Oct 1941|
|5||T/Lt. George Thomas Sidney Clampitt, RNR||Oct 1941||Jan 1942|
|6||T/Lt. William Gilbert Nigel Aplin, RNR||Jan 1942||23 Jun 1943|
|7||T/Lt. Harry Meredith, RNVR||23 Jun 1943||11 Feb 1944|
|8||T/Lt. Stanley Grant Fowler, RNR||11 Feb 1944||mid 1945|
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Notable events involving Northern Sun include:
17 Oct 1943
HrMs O 9 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Chelmer (T/A/Lt.Cdr. R.A. Cherry, RNR), HMS Grassholm (T/Lt. J.A. Antonsen, RNR), HMS Vanessa (Lt. C.E. Sheen, DSC, RN) and HMS Northern Sun (T/Lt. H. Meredith, RNVR), (1)
5 Apr 1944
HMS H 28 (Lt. A.S. Melville-Ross, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Northern Pride (T/Lt. D.O. Humphreys, DSC, RNVR), HMS Northern Sun (T/Lt. S.G. Fowler, RNR), HMS Northern Reward (T/Lt. J. Mackenzie, RNR), HMCS Regina (T/Lt. J.W. Radford, RCNR), HMCS Owen Sound (T/Skr.Lt. J.M. Watson, RCNR) and one other vessel [unable to read the name in the log of HMS H 28]. (2)
- File 2.12.03.6372 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- ADM 173/18472
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.