Allied Warships

HMS Altair (FY 029)

Armed Yacht

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeArmed Yacht
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 029 
Built byRamage & Ferguson Ltd. (Leith, Scotland, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched20 May 1905 
Commissioned 
End service 
History

Displacement: 577 tons.
Completed in July 1905.
Requisitioned by the Admiralty September 1939.
Served in A/S role.

Returned in 1945.

 

Commands listed for HMS Altair (FY 029)

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CommanderFromTo
1Cdr. (retired) Daniel Harvey Rainier, RNDec 193912 May 1941
2Cdr. (retired) Henry Joseph Rawle Paramore, RN12 May 194123 Sep 1941
3W R T Clements, RNR23 Sep 19411 Nov 1943
4J L James, RNR1 Nov 1943mid 1945

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Notable events involving Altair include:


11 Mar 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. C.R. Pelly, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR). (1)

14 Mar 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. C.R. Pelly, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Bedlington (Skr. J.H.D. Dansie, RNR). (1)

17 Mar 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. C.R. Pelly, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Spaniel, HMS Bretwalda (Skr.Lt. J.R. Coultas, RD, RNR), HMS Shemara (Cdr.(retired) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr. (retired) W.R.T. Clements, RNR). (1)

30 Mar 1943
HrMs O 9 (Lt.Cdr. J.F. Drijfhout Van Hooff, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. A. McKay, RNR). (2)

8 Apr 1943
HrMs O 9 (Lt.Cdr. J.F. Drijfhout Van Hooff, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR). (2)

9 Apr 1943
HrMs O 9 (Lt.Cdr. J.F. Drijfhout Van Hooff, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR). (2)

19 Apr 1943
HMS H 44 (Lt. R. Bannar-Martin, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Valena (Lt.Cdr. E. Gleave, RNR). (3)

20 Apr 1943
HMS H 44 (Lt. R. Bannar-Martin, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR). (3)

21 Apr 1943
HMS H 34 (Lt. J.P. Angell, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr. (retired) W.R.T. Clements, RNR). (4)

27 Apr 1943
HMS H 34 (T/Lt. R.L. Willoughby, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Bedlington (Skr. J.H.D. Dansie, RNR). (4)

2 May 1943
HMS H 44 (Lt. R. Bannar-Martin, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR). (5)

5 May 1943
HMS H 44 (Lt. R. Bannar-Martin, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR). (5)

6 May 1943
HMS H 44 (Lt. R. Bannar-Martin, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR). (5)

7 May 1943
HMS H 44 (Lt. R. Bannar-Martin, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR). (5)

12 May 1943
HrMs O 9 (Lt.Cdr. J.F. Drijfhout Van Hooff, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Bedlington (Skr. J.H.D. Dansie, RNR). (6)

17 May 1943
HMS H 44 (Lt. R. Bannar-Martin, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. A. McKay, RNR). (5)

18 May 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. J.S. Launders, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Spaniel. (7)

19 May 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. J.S. Launders, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Tuscarora (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) H.T. Pitt, RN) and HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR). (7)

21 May 1943
HMS H 34 (T/Lt. R.L. Willoughby, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, RD, RNR). (8)

23 May 1943
HMS H 32 (Lt. T.G. Ridgeway, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Bedlington (Skr. J.H.D. Dansie, RNR). (9)

24 May 1943
HMS H 32 (Lt. T.G. Ridgeway, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Bedlington (Skr. J.H.D. Dansie, RNR). (9)

25 May 1943
HMS H 32 (Lt. T.G. Ridgeway, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Spaniel. (9)

27 May 1943
HMS H 34 (T/Lt. R.L. Willoughby, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. A. McKay, RNR) and HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR). (8)

28 May 1943
HMS H 44 (Lt. R. Bannar-Martin, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Spaniel. (5)

28 May 1943
HMS Usurper (Lt. D.R.O. Mott, DSC, RN) shifted from Holy Loch to Campbeltown.

During the night of 28/29 May 1943 HMS Usurper conducted attack exercises off Campbeltown on HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Whitehall (Cdr. C.L.de H. Bell, RD, RNR). (10)

1 Jun 1943
HMS H 32 (Lt. T.G. Ridgeway, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Spaniel. (11)

2 Jun 1943
HMS H 44 (Lt. R. Bannar-Martin, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Spaniel. (12)

3 Jun 1943
HMS H 44 (Lt. R. Bannar-Martin, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, RD, RNR) and HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR). (12)

7 Jun 1943
HMS H 32 (Lt. T.G. Ridgeway, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Tuscarora (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) H.T. Pitt, RN). (11)

8 Jun 1943
HMS H 34 (T/Lt. R.L. Willoughby, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR), HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR) and HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN). (13)

9 Jun 1943
HMS H 34 (T/Lt. R.L. Willoughby, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR). (13)

10 Jun 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. C.W. Taylor, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Tuscarora (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) H.T. Pitt, RN). (14)

14 Jun 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. C.W. Taylor, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Bedlington (Skr. J.H.D. Dansie, RNR). (14)

11 Jul 1943
HrMs O 9 (Lt.Cdr. J.F. Drijfhout van Hooff, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). Upon completion of these exercises she procedeeded to Ardishaig. (6)

16 Jul 1943
HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Spaniel. (15)

19 Jul 1943
HrMs O 9 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS L'Incomprise (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) F.S. Deveson, RNR) and HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR). (6)

28 Jul 1943
HrMs O 9 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr. (retired) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. A. McKay, RNR). (6)

29 Jul 1943
HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. A. McKay, RNR), HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and aircraft. (15)

30 Jul 1943
HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. A. McKay, RNR) and HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR). (15)

1 Aug 1943
HrMs O 9 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. A. McKay, RNR). (6)

6 Aug 1943
HrMs O 9 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN). (6)

8 Aug 1943
HrMs O 9 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. A. McKay, RNR). (6)

10 Aug 1943
HrMs O 9 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. A. McKay, RNR). (6)

16 Aug 1943
HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena, RNN(R)) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR). (15)

18 Aug 1943
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR). (16)

19 Aug 1943
HrMs O 9 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Bretwalda (Skr.Lt. J.R. Coultas, RD, RNR). (6)

20 Aug 1943
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Bretwalda (Skr.Lt. J.R. Coultas, RD, RNR). (16)

24 Aug 1943
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Spaniel. (16)

25 Aug 1943
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR). (16)

25 Aug 1943
HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena, RNN(R)) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR). (15)

27 Aug 1943
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR). (16)

29 Aug 1943
HrMs O 9 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Tuscarora (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) H.T. Pitt, RN) and HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR). (6)

31 Aug 1943
HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena, RNN(R)) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (15)

1 Sep 1943
HrMs O 9 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR). (6)

2 Sep 1943
HrMs O 9 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr. (retired) W.R.T. Clements, RNR). (6)

3 Sep 1943
HrMs O 9 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR). (6)

5 Sep 1943
HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena, RNN(R)) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR). (15)

5 Sep 1943
HrMs O 9 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Tuscarora (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) H.T. Pitt, RN), HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. A. McKay, RNR), HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR). (6)

6 Sep 1943
HrMs O 9 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR). (6)

7 Sep 1943
HMS H 32 (Lt. J.A.R. Troup, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR). (17)

8 Sep 1943
HrMs O 9 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR). (6)

9 Sep 1943
HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena, RNN(R)) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR), HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, RD, RNR). (15)

13 Sep 1943
HMS Umbra (Lt. P.H. May, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR). (18)

14 Sep 1943
HrMs O 9 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr. (retired) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. A. McKay, RNR). (6)

15 Sep 1943
HrMs O 9 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS La Cordeliere (Lt.Cdr. A.J.G. Barff, RNR) and HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR). (6)

20 Sep 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR). (19)

21 Sep 1943
HrMs O 9 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR). (6)

22 Sep 1943
HMS H 32 (Lt. J.A.R. Troup, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR). (17)

23 Sep 1943
HrMs O 9 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR). (6)

27 Sep 1943
HMS Umbra (Lt. P.H. May, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR). (18)

28 Sep 1943
HMS H 32 (Lt. J.A.R. Troup, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. H. Crighton, RNR). (17)

30 Sep 1943
HrMs O 9 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR). (6)

4 Oct 1943
HMS H 44 (Lt. H.C. Gowan, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR). (20)

6 Oct 1943
HMS H 44 (Lt. H.C. Gowan, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR). (20)

7 Oct 1943
HMS H 32 (Lt. K.S. Renshaw, DSC, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR). (21)

20 Oct 1943
HMS H 32 (Lt. K.S. Renshaw, DSC, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR). (21)

22 Oct 1943
HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena, RNN(R)) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr. (retired) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS La Cordeliere (Lt.Cdr. A.J.G. Barff, RNR). (15)

3 Dec 1943
HMS H 44 (Lt. H.C. Gowan, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Spaniel. (22)

7 Dec 1943
HrMs O 9 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR), HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR), HMS Valena (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A. McKinlay, RNR) and HMS Bretwalda (Skr. J.B. Henderson, RNR). (23)

8 Dec 1943
HrMs O 9 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS Bretwalda (Skr. J.B. Henderson, RNR). (23)

17 Dec 1943
HMS H 33 (Lt. D.G. Kent, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS Bretwalda (Skr. J.B. Henderson, RNR). (24)

26 Dec 1943
HMS H 34 (Lt. R.L. Jay, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR). (25)

27 Dec 1943
HMS H 33 (Lt. D.G. Kent, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (24)

29 Dec 1943
HMS H 33 (Lt. D.G. Kent, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (24)

5 Jan 1944
HMS H 33 (Lt. D.G. Kent, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR). (26)

6 Jan 1944
HMS H 34 (Lt. R.L. Jay, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with and HMS Tuscarora (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) H.T. Pitt, RN) and HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (27)

6 Jan 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, RD, RNR). (23)

7 Jan 1944
HMS H 33 (Lt. D.G. Kent, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Tuscarora (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) H.T. Pitt, RN) and HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (26)

12 Jan 1944
HMS Ursula (Lt. A.G. Davies, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR). (28)

13 Jan 1944
HMS Ursula (Lt. A.G. Davies, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS Bretwalda (Skr. J.B. Henderson, RNR). (28)

25 Jun 1944
HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena, RNN(R)) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (29)

26 Jun 1944
HMS H 50 (Lt. W.T.J. Fox, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. C.A. Collins, RNR) and HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (30)

27 Jun 1944
HMS H 28 (Lt. A.S. Melville-Ross, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (31)

30 Jun 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and the French corvette Lobelia. (23)

2 Jul 1944
HMS Uther (Lt. R.A.A.C. Ward, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (32)

11 Jul 1944
HMS Uther (Lt. R.A.A.C. Ward, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (32)

12 Jul 1944
HMS Upright (Lt. J.A.L. Wilkinson, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (33)

13 Jul 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (23)

14 Jul 1944
HMS H 50 (Lt. W.T.J. Fox, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR) and HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (34)

16 Jul 1944
HMS H 50 (Lt. W.T.J. Fox, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. C.A. Collins, RNR) and HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (34)

19 Jul 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. C.A. Collins, RNR). (35)

21 Jul 1944
HMS Upright (Lt. J.A.L. Wilkinson, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (33)

24 Jul 1944
HMS H 50 (Lt. W.T.J. Fox, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (34)

2 Aug 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Tuscarora (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) H.T. Pitt, RN) and HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (35)

7 Aug 1944
HMS H 50 (Lt. W.T.J. Fox, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (36)

10 Aug 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (35)

15 Aug 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (35)

16 Aug 1944
HMS Una (Lt. A.G. Chandler, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, DSC, RNR) and HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (37)

18 Aug 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, DSC, RD, RNR) and HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (35)

4 Sep 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, DSC, RD, RNR) and HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (35)

5 Sep 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, DSC, RD, RNR) and HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (35)

7 Sep 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. W.C.M. de Jonge van Ellemeet, RNN) conducted A/S exercises with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (38)

8 Sep 1944
HMS H 43 (Lt. W.P. McLoughlin, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, DSC, RNR) and HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (39)

11 Sep 1944
HMS H 50 (Lt. W.T.J. Fox, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (40)

14 Sep 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. W.C.M. de Jonge van Ellemeet, RNN) conducted A/S exercises with HMS PC 74. Later on the day radar exercises were carried out with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (38)

17 Sep 1944
HMS Unshaken (Lt. J.S. Pearce, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown together with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, DSC, RNR). (41)

4 Oct 1944
HMS H 50 (Lt. W.T.J. Fox, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (42)

5 Oct 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises with the armed yachts HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, DSC, RNR) and HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (38)

15 Oct 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises with HMS Valena (T/Lt. H. Trefusis, RNVR) and HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (38)

23 Oct 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR).

24 Oct 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS Radiant (T/A/Lt.Cdr. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR). (38)

25 Oct 1944
HMS H 50 (Lt. W.T.J. Fox, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/A/Lt.Cdr. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (42)

26 Oct 1944
HMS H 50 (Lt. W.T.J. Fox, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR), HMS Bluebell (Lt. G.H. Walker, DSC, RNVR) and HMS Cayman (T/A/Lt.Cdr. S.C. Bradley, RNZNR). (42)

29 Oct 1944
HMS H 50 (Lt. W.T.J. Fox, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/A/Lt.Cdr. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (42)

31 Oct 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS Valena (T/Lt. H. Trefusis, RNVR). (38)

1 Nov 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) conducted A/S exercises with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS Valena (T/Lt. H. Trefusis, RNVR). (38)

6 Nov 1944
HMS H 50 (Lt. W.T.J. Fox, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/A/Lt.Cdr. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (43)

8 Nov 1944
HMS H 50 (Lt. W.T.J. Fox, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR) and HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (43)

12 Nov 1944
HMS H 50 (Lt. W.T.J. Fox, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS Boarhound (A/Ch.Skr. A. Keable, RNR). (43)

13 Nov 1944
HMS H 50 (Lt. W.T.J. Fox, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/A/Lt.Cdr. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (43)

20 Nov 1944
HMS Vitality (Lt. K.S. Renshaw, DSC, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (44)

29 Nov 1944
HMS Vitality (Lt. K.S. Renshaw, DSC, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS Nyasaland (T/A/Lt.Cdr. J. Scott, DSC, RNVR). (44)

30 Nov 1944
HMS H 50 (Lt. W.T.J. Fox, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS St. Modwen. (43)

6 Dec 1944
HMS Vitality (Lt. K.S. Renshaw, DSC, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/A/Lt.Cdr. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR).

8 Dec 1944
HMS H 50 (Lt. W.T.J. Fox, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS St. Modwen (T/Lt. F.J.G. Rice, RNR). (45)

8 Jan 1945
HMS H 44 (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Tuscarora (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) H.T. Pitt, RN) and HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (46)

11 Jan 1945
HMS H 44 (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (46)

9 Feb 1945
HMS Uproar (Lt. J.N. Devlin, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS L' Atlantique (Skr.Lt. C.W. Freer, RNR) and HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (47)

11 Feb 1945
HMS Uproar (Lt. J.N. Devlin, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS Astravel. (47)

6 Apr 1945
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (48)

8 Apr 1945
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS St. Modwen (T/A/Lt.Cdr. F.J.G. Rice, RNR). (48)

9 Apr 1945
HMS H 34 (Lt. A.M.B. Buxton, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS Bedlington (A/Ch.Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (49)

21 Apr 1945
HMS H 34 (Lt. A.M.B. Buxton, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS Bedlington (A/Ch.Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (49)

20 May 1945
HMS Uproar (Lt. J.N. Devlin, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR), HMS Radiant (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A. Wallace, RNVR), HMS La Cordeliere (T/Lt. F.A. Haworth, RNVR) and ), HMS Spaniel (T/A/Skr. I.W. Sharp, RNR). (50)

31 May 1945
HMS Vitality, (Lt. W.T.J. Fox, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS Bedlington (A/Ch.Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (51)

3 Jun 1945
HMS Uproar (Lt. J.N. Devlin, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS Astravel (T/Lt. D.E. Lewis, RNVR). (52)

3 Sep 1945
HMS Una (Lt. A.M.B. Buxton, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS Radiant (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A. Wallace, RNVR). (53)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/17922
  2. File 2.12.03.6370 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
  3. ADM 173/17815
  4. ADM 173/17793
  5. ADM 173/17816
  6. File 2.12.03.6371 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
  7. ADM 173/17924
  8. ADM 173/17794
  9. ADM 173/17770
  10. ADM 173/18391
  11. ADM 173/17771
  12. ADM 173/17817
  13. ADM 173/17795
  14. ADM 173/17925
  15. File 2.12.03.6383 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
  16. ADM 173/17797
  17. ADM 173/17774
  18. ADM 173/18332
  19. ADM 173/17928
  20. ADM 173/17821
  21. ADM 173/17775
  22. ADM 173/17823
  23. File 2.12.03.6372 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
  24. ADM 173/17789
  25. ADM 173/17801
  26. ADM 173/18486
  27. ADM 173/18491
  28. ADM 173/19312
  29. File 2.12.03.6385 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
  30. ADM 173/18529
  31. ADM 173/18474
  32. ADM 173/19330
  33. ADM 173/19284
  34. ADM 173/18530
  35. File 2.12.03.6373 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
  36. ADM 173/18531
  37. ADM 173/19194
  38. File 2.12.03.6400 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
  39. ADM 173/18511
  40. ADM 173/18532
  41. ADM 173/19250
  42. ADM 173/18533
  43. ADM 173/18534
  44. ADM 173/19423
  45. ADM 173/18535
  46. ADM 173/19494
  47. ADM 173/20180
  48. ADM 173/20127
  49. ADM 173/19491
  50. ADM 173/20183
  51. ADM 173/20319
  52. ADM 173/20184
  53. ADM 173/20115

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


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