HMS Shemara (FY 026)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Thornycroft (Woolston, England, U.K.)|
|Launched||30 Apr 1938|
Displacement: 878 tons. Completed in July 1938. Requisitioned by the Admiralty in September 1939. Served as A/S vessel and later as training vessel.
Sold in March 1946.
Commands listed for HMS Shemara (FY 026)
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|1||Capt. (retired) Henry Noel Marryat Hardy, DSO, RN||21 Sep 1939||10 Mar 1940|
|2||Cdr. (retired) Henry Buckle, RN||10 Mar 1940||early 1946|
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Notable events involving Shemara include:
11 Nov 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(retired) H. Buckle, RN) and another vessel (photograph of the log of HMS P 511 is blurred, unable to read the name). (2)
16 Nov 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS La Cordeliere (Lt.Cdr. A.J.G. Barff, RNR), HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR), HMS Shemara (Cdr.(retired) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (2)
- File 2.12.03.6371 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- ADM 173/17930
- File 2.12.03.6400 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.