Allied Warships

HMS Carina

Armed Yacht

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeArmed Yacht
Class[No specific class] 
Pennant 
Built byRamage & Ferguson Ltd. (Leith, Scotland) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched9 Jun 1899 
Commissioned 
End service 
History

Displacement: 356 tons.
Completed in June 1899.
Requisitioned by the Admiralty January 1940.
Served in A/S role.

Returned to her owner in 1946.

 

Commands listed for HMS Carina

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CommanderFromTo
1Cdr. (retired) Trevor St.Vincent Frederick Tyler, RN29 Apr 194021 Oct 1940
2A C G Jolly, RN21 Oct 194027 Nov 1941
3R A H Lord, RNR27 Nov 1941May 1944

4T/S.Lt. James Rhodes Lloyd, KNRVR6 Apr 194511 May 1945
5G L M Scott, RNVR11 May 1945

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Notable events involving Carina include:


4 Jul 1940
HMS H 33 (Lt. E.P. Tomkinson, RN) participated in / conducted exercises off Campbeltown. These included a practice attack on HMS Carina (Cdr.(Retd.) T.St.V.F. Tyler, RN). (1)

12 Jul 1940
HMS H 33 (Lt. E.P. Tomkinson, RN) participated in / conducted exercises off Campbeltown. These included a practice attack on HMS Carina (Cdr.(Retd.) T.St.V.F. Tyler, RN). (1)

30 Jul 1940
HMS Oberon (Lt. C.B. Crouch, RN) shifted from Rothesay to Campbeltown where A/S exercises were carried out with HMS Carina (Cdr.(Retd.) T.St.V.F. Tyler, RN).

[No log is available for HMS Oberon for the month of August 1940 so no other details on her operations during this month can be given here other then the ones currently listed.] (2)

4 Aug 1940
HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. G. Quint, RNN(R)) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Topaze (Lt.Cdr. John J.N. Hambly, MBE, RN), HMS Carina (Cdr.(Retd.) T.St.V.F. Tyler, RN) and HMS Lady Sharazad (Cdr.(Retd.) A.G. Venables, RN). (3)

11 Sep 1940
HMS H 31 (Lt. R.E. Coltart, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN), HMS Carina (Cdr.(Retd.) T.St.V.F. Tyler, RN) and HMS Tuscarora (Capt.(Retd.) E.C. Stubbs, RN) (4)

14 Sep 1940
HMS H 31 (Lt. R.E. Coltart, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS Carina (Cdr.(Retd.) T.St.V.F. Tyler, RN). (4)

17 Sep 1940
HMS H 31 (Lt. R.E. Coltart, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Carina (Cdr.(Retd.) T.St.V.F. Tyler, RN) and HMS Terje 2 (Ch.Skr. G.R. Gale, RNR). (4)

18 Sep 1940
HMS H 34 (Lt. L.W. Napier, RN) conducted A/S exercises of Campbeltown with HMS Carina (Cdr.(Retd.) T.St.V.F. Tyler, RN) and HMS Tuscarora (Capt.(Retd.) E.C. Stubbs, RN). (5)

20 Sep 1940
HMS H 34 (Lt. L.W. Napier, RN) conducted A/S exercises of Campbeltown with HMS Lady Sharazad (Cdr.(Retd.) A.G. Venables, RN) and HMS Carina (Cdr.(Retd.) T.St.V.F. Tyler, RN). (5)

21 Sep 1940
HMS H 34 (Lt. L.W. Napier, RN) conducted A/S exercises of Campbeltown with HMS Topaze (Lt.Cdr. John J.N. Hambly, MBE, RN) and HMS Carina (Cdr.(Retd.) T.St.V.F. Tyler, RN). (5)

7 Nov 1940
HMS H 50 (Lt. G.V. Prowse, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Valena (Lt.Cdr. A.F.C. Gray, RNR) and HMS Carina (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) A.C.G. Jolly, RN). (6)

27 Jan 1941
HMS H 50 (Lt. M. Willmott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Carina (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) A.C.G. Jolly, RN) and HMS Bedlington (Skr. J.H.D. Dansie, RNR). (7)

29 Jan 1941
HMS H 50 (Lt. M. Willmott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Carina (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) A.C.G. Jolly, RN) and HMS Spaniel (Skr. C. Coultas, DSC, RNR). (7)

30 Jan 1941
HMS H 50 (Lt. M. Willmott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Carina (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) A.C.G. Jolly, RN) and HMS Spaniel (Skr. C. Coultas, DSC, RNR). (7)

15 May 1941
HMS H 34 (Lt. C.P. Norman, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Carina (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) A.C.G. Jolly, RN) and HMS La Cordeliere. (8)

5 Dec 1941
HrMs O 10 (Lt. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Carina (Cdr. (retired) T.St.V.F. Tyler, RN), HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. A. McKay, RNR), HMS La Cordeliere (A/Lt.Cdr. A.J.G. Barff, RNR) and HMS Bretwalda (Skr. J. Windram, RNR). (9)

1 Feb 1942
HMS Oberon (Lt.Cdr. P.J.H. Bartlett, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area for the C.O.Q.C. (Commanding Officers Qualifying Course) with HMS Carina (Lt. R.A.H. Lord, RNR). (10)

2 Feb 1942
HMS Oberon (Lt.Cdr. P.J.H. Bartlett, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area for the C.O.Q.C. (Commanding Officers Qualifying Course) with HMS Carina (Lt. R.A.H. Lord, RNR). The exercises had to be abandoned due to the poor visibility. (10)

18 Mar 1942
HMS P 511 (Lt. M.F.R. Ainslie, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN), HMS Spaniel, HMS Carina (Lt. R.A.H. Lord, RNR) and HMS Bedlington (Skr. J.H.D. Dansie, RNR). (11)

1 Apr 1942
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) J.R.G. Harvey, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with HMS Carina (Lt. R.A.H. Lord, RNR). (12)

8 Apr 1942
HMS H 32 (Lt. N.J. Coe, DSC, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Carina (Lt. R.A.H. Lord, RNR) and HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. F.J. Webster, RNR). (13)

4 May 1942
HrMs O 10 (Lt. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Valena (Lt.Cdr. E. Gleave, RNR) and HMS Carina (Lt. R.A.H. Lord, RNR). (14)

29 May 1942
HMS P 45 (Lt. H.B. Turner, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS L'Incomprise (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) F.S. Deveson, RNR) and HMS Carina (Lt. R.A.H. Lord, RNR). Upon completion of these exercises HMS P 45 proceeded to Holy Loch. (15)

23 Oct 1942
HMS H 43 (Lt. B.J.B. Andrew, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Carina (Lt. R.A.H. Lord, RNR) and HMS Bedlington (Skr. J.H.D. Dansie, RNR). (16)

24 Nov 1942
HMS H 34 (Lt. G.M. Noll, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Carina (Lt. R.A.H. Lord, RNR) and HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR). Upon completion of these exercuses HMS H 34 proceeded to Rothesay. (17)

26 Nov 1942
HMS L 23 (Lt. R Boyd, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Carina (Lt. R.A.H. Lord, RNR) and HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR). (18)

27 Nov 1942
HMS L 23 (Lt. R. Boyd, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Carina (Lt. R.A.H. Lord, RNR) and HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR). (18)

4 Jan 1943
HMS H 33 (Lt. M.H. Jupp, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. F.J. Webster, RNR) and HMS Carina (Lt. R.A.H. Lord, RNR). (19)

6 Jan 1943
HMS L 23 (Lt. A.H.B. Anderson, DSC, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Carina (Lt. R.A.H. Lord, RNR) and HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR). (20)

13 Jan 1943
HMS H 33 (Lt. M.H. Jupp, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Valena (Lt.Cdr. E. Gleave, RNR), HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. F.J. Webster, RNR) and HMS Carina (Lt. R.A.H. Lord, RNR). (19)

27 Jan 1943
HMS H 43 (Lt. R. Boyd, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS La Cordeliere (Lt.Cdr. A.J.G. Barff, RNR) and HMS Carina (Lt. R.A.H. Lord, RNR). (21)

17 Feb 1943
HMS H 43 (Lt. D. Swanston, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Tuscarora (Cdr.(Retd.) K.W. Stewart, RN), HMS Bedlington (Skr. J.H.D. Dansie, RNR), HMS Carina (Lt. R.A.H. Lord, RNR) and HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR). (22)

13 Apr 1943
HMS H 44 (Lt. R. Bannar-Martin, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Carina (Lt. R.A.H. Lord, RNR) and HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR). (23)

22 May 1943
HMS Universal (Lt. C. Gordon, RN) shifted from Holy Loch to Larne. She was escorted by HMS Carina (Lt. R.A.H. Lord, RNR). (24)

1 Jun 1943
HMS H 34 (T/Lt. R.L. Willoughby, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Carina (Lt. R.A.H. Lord, RNR) and HMS Bedlington (Skr. J.H.D. Dansie, RNR). (25)

4 Sep 1943
HMS H 50 (Lt. J.M. Michell, RN) shifted from Londonderry to Campbeltown. She was escorted by HMS Carina (Lt. R.A.H. Lord, RNR). (26)

12 Oct 1943
HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena, RNN(R)) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Carina (Lt. R.A.H. Lord, RNR) and HMS Spaniel. (27)

2 Nov 1943
HMS H 44 (Lt. H.C. Gowan, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Carina (Lt. R.A.H. Lord, RNR) and HMS Bretwalda (Skr. J.B. Henderson, RNR). (28)

4 Nov 1943
HMS H 44 (Lt. H.C. Gowan, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Valena (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A. McKinlay, RNR) and HMS Carina (Lt. R.A.H. Lord, RNR). (28)

15 Nov 1943
HMS Telemachus (Cdr. W.D.A. King, DSO, DSC, RN) conducted radar exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Carina (Lt. R.A.H. Lord, RNR). (29)

26 Nov 1943
HMS H 44 (Lt. H.C. Gowan, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Carina (Lt. R.A.H. Lord, RNR) and HMS Bretwalda (Skr. J.B. Henderson, RNR). (28)

17 Dec 1943
HMS H 44 (Lt. P.N. Joyce, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Carina (Lt. R.A.H. Lord, RNR). (30)

28 Dec 1943
HMS H 34 (Lt. R.L. Jay, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Carina (Lt. R.A.H. Lord, RNR) and HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (31)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/16295
  2. ADM 173/16346
  3. File 2.12.03.6375 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
  4. ADM 173/16279
  5. ADM 173/16306
  6. ADM 173/16334
  7. ADM 173/16789
  8. ADM 173/16760
  9. File 2.12.03.6378 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
  10. ADM 173/17313
  11. ADM 173/17492
  12. ADM 173/17335
  13. ADM 173/17212
  14. File 2.12.03.6379 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
  15. ADM 173/17406
  16. ADM 173/17254
  17. ADM 173/17243
  18. ADM 173/17290
  19. ADM 173/17778
  20. ADM 173/17836
  21. ADM 173/17802
  22. ADM 173/17803
  23. ADM 173/17815
  24. ADM 173/18350
  25. ADM 173/17795
  26. ADM 173/17832
  27. File 2.12.03.6383 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
  28. ADM 173/17822
  29. ADM 173/18213
  30. ADM 173/17823
  31. ADM 173/17801

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


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