Allied Warships

HMS Otway (N 51)

Submarine of the O class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassO 
PennantN 51 
Built byVickers Armstrong (Barrow-in-Furness, U.K.) 
Ordered19 May 1925 
Laid down24 Aug 1925 
Launched7 Sep 1926 
Commissioned9 Sep 1927 
End service 
History

Sold to be broken up for scrap on 24 August 1945. Scrapped at Inverkeithing in September 1945.

 
Former nameOA 2

Commands listed for HMS Otway (N 51)

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CommanderFromTo
1Cdr. Harold Robson Conway, RN2 Aug 19395 Mar 1940
2Lt.Cdr. Donald Emberton Mansfield, RN5 Mar 1940Jul 1940
3Lt. Guy Claud Ian St Barbe Slade Watkins, RNJul 194012 Aug 1940
4Lt. Edward Dudley Norman, RN12 Aug 194017 Dec 1940
5Lt. Hugo Rowland Barnwell Newton, RN17 Dec 194022 Feb 1941
6Lt. Robert Julian Clutterbuck, RN22 Feb 194122 Feb 1941
7Lt.Cdr. (retired) John Robert Garstin Harvey, RN22 Feb 4115 Jan 1942
8Lt. Hugh Bentley Turner, RN15 Jan 194225 Jan 1942
9Lt.Cdr. (retired) John Robert Garstin Harvey, RN25 Jan 194214 Aug 1942
10Cdr. Howard Francis Bone, DSO, DSC, RN14 Aug 194228 Aug 1942
11Lt. David Roger Oakeley Mott, DSC, RN28 Aug 194211 Sep 1942
12Lt.Cdr. (retired) John Robert Garstin Harvey, RN11 Sep 194219 Oct 1942
13Cdr. Howard Francis Bone, DSO, DSC, RN19 Oct 19426 Nov 1942
14Lt. Arthur Anthony Duff, RN6 Nov 194227 Nov 1942
15Lt. Roy Lee Bird, RNR27 Nov 194223 Mar 1943
16Lt. John Philip Holroyde Oakley, DSC, RN23 Mar 1943May 1943
17Lt.Cdr. (retired) John Robert Garstin Harvey, RNMay 1943mid 1943

18Lt. Michael Beauchamp St. John, DSC, RN23 Mar 1944mid 1944
19Lt. Hugh Bentley Turner, DSC, RNmid 19449 Sep 1944
20Lt. Richard Gatehouse, DSC, RN9 Sep 194430 Jan 1945
21Lt. William Hedley Kett, DSC, RNR30 Jan 194524 May 1945
22Lt.Cdr. Robert Boyd, DSO, DSC, RN24 May 19459 Jun 1945
23T/A/Lt. John Leslie Stevens, SANF(V)9 Jun 1945Jul 1945

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The history of HMS Otway as compiled on this page is extracted from the patrol reports and logbooks of this submarine.

This page was last updated in June 2016.

24 Aug 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) departed Portsmouth for Gibraltar.

For the daily positions of HMS Otway during this passage see the map below.

(1)

29 Aug 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) made a short stop Gibraltar to fuel. She departed for Malta later the same day. (1)

2 Sep 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) arrived at Malta. (2)

4 Sep 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Malta. (2)

7 Sep 1939
During 7 and 8 September 1939, HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN), conducted exercises off Malta togerther with HMS Ouse. These included night exercises. (2)

13 Sep 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Malta. (2)

16 Sep 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Malta together with HMS Shark (Lt. P.N. Buckley, RN) and HMS Sealion (Lt.Cdr. B. Bryant, RN). (2)

19 Sep 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Malta together with HMS Porpoise (Cdr. G.W.G. Simpson, RN) and HMS Cachalot (Lt.Cdr. S.W.F. Bennetts, RN). (2)

22 Sep 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Malta together with HMS Shark (Lt. P.N. Buckley, RN). (2)

26 Sep 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Malta. (2)

27 Sep 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Malta. (2)

28 Sep 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) departed Malta for Alexandria.

For the daily positions of HMS Otway during this passage see the map below.

(2)

2 Oct 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) arrived at Alexandria. (3)

6 Oct 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Alexandria. (3)

7 Oct 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Alexandria. (3)

9 Oct 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Alexandria. This included a practice attack on HMS Penelope (Capt. G.D. Yates, RN). (3)

19 Oct 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Alexandria. These included A/S exercises with several trawlers. (3)

20 Oct 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Alexandria. (3)

21 Oct 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Alexandria. These included A/S exercises with several trawlers. (3)

23 Oct 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Alexandria. These included A/S exercises with several destroyers and aircraft. (3)

24 Oct 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Alexandria. These included A/S exercises with aircraft. (3)

1 Nov 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Alexandria together with HMS Osiris (Lt.Cdr. R. Sheridan-Patterson, RN). (4)

3 Nov 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Alexandria. These included A/S exercises together with HMS Fowey (Cdr. H.B. Ellison, RN) and aircraft. (4)

4 Nov 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Alexandria. These included A/S exercises together with aircraft. (4)

6 Nov 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Alexandria. These included A/S exercises with several trawlers. (4)

8 Nov 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Alexandria. These included A/S exercises with an A/S trawler. (4)

15 Nov 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) departed Alexandria for Malta.

For the daily positions of HMS Otway during this passage see the map below.

(4)

20 Nov 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) arrived at Malta. (4)

29 Nov 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Malta together with HMS Oswald (Lt.Cdr. G.M. Sladen, RN). (4)

1 Dec 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Malta together with HMS Diana (Lt.Cdr. E.G. Le Geyt, RN). (5)

2 Dec 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Malta. This included a practice attack on HMS Penelope (Capt. G.D. Yates, RN). (5)

5 Dec 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Malta together with HMS Wellington (Cdr. R.E. Hyde-Smith, RN). (5)

6 Dec 1939
During 6 and 7 December 1939, HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) and HMS Oswald (Lt.Cdr. G.M. Sladen, RN), conducted exercises off Malta together with HMS Defender (Lt.Cdr. St.J.R.J. Tyrwhitt, RN) and HMS Egret (Capt. J.C. Annesley, DSO, RN). These included night exercises. (6)

10 Dec 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Malta together with HMS Wellington (Cdr. R.E. Hyde-Smith, RN). (5)

11 Dec 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Malta together with HMS Diana (Lt.Cdr. E.G. Le Geyt, RN). (5)

14 Dec 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Malta together with HMS Ouse and HMS Coral. (5)

17 Dec 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Malta together with HMS Defender (Lt.Cdr. St.J.R.J. Tyrwhitt, RN) and HMS Sikh (Cdr. J.A. Giffard, RN). (5)

18 Dec 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Malta together with HMS Capetown (Capt. T.H. Back, RN), HMS Vendetta (Lt.Cdr. G.L. Cant, RAN) and HMS Waterhen (Lt.Cdr. J.H. Swain, RN). (5)

19 Dec 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Malta together with <HMS Arethusa (Capt. Q.D. Grahan, RN), HMS Vendetta (Lt.Cdr. G.L. Cant, RAN) and HMS Waterhen (Lt.Cdr. J.H. Swain, RN). (5)

20 Dec 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Malta together with HMS Arethusa (Capt. Q.D. Grahan, RN), HMS Vendetta (Lt.Cdr. G.L. Cant, RAN) and HMS Waterhen (Lt.Cdr. J.H. Swain, RN). (5)

21 Dec 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Malta. This included a practice attack on HMS Malaya (Capt. I.B.B. Tower, DSC, RN) and A/S exercises with HMS HMS Coral and HMS Beryl. (5)

25 Dec 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Malta together with HMS Scarborough (Cdr. J.H. Ruck-Keene, RN) and HMS Beryl. (5)

28 Dec 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Malta together with HMS Beryl and later with HMS Daring (Cdr. S.A. Cooper, RN). (5)

2 Jan 1940
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) departed Malta for Gibraltar.

For the daily positions of HMS Otway during this passage see the map below.

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8 Jan 1940
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) arrived at Gibraltar. (7)

11 Jan 1940
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Gibraltar. (7)

12 Jan 1940
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Gibraltar. (7)

14 Jan 1940
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Gibraltar. (7)

15 Jan 1940
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Gibraltar. (7)

16 Jan 1940
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Gibraltar. (7)

17 Jan 1940
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Gibraltar. (7)

20 Jan 1940
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Gibraltar. (7)

22 Jan 1940
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Gibraltar. (7)

23 Jan 1940
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Gibraltar. (7)

6 Feb 1940
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) departed Gibralter as escort for convoy HGF 18.

No log is available for this period so no map for this passage can be displayed. (8)

13 Feb 1940
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) left convoy HGF 18 together with HMS Gossamer (Cdr. R.C. Haskett-Smith, RN). Both then proceeded to Portsmouth. (8)

14 Feb 1940
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) arrived at Portsmouth where she joined the 5th Submarine Flotilla for training purposes as no logs for February to April 1940 are available her exact tasks at Portsmouth are unknown to us. (8)

2 May 1940
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. D.E. Mansfield, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth with HMS Warrior II. Upon completion of these exercises HMS Otway proceeded to Yarmouth. (9)

3 May 1940
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. D.E. Mansfield, RN) departed Yarmouth for exercises with HMS Warrior II. Upon completion of these exercises HMS Otway returned to Portsmouth. (9)

7 May 1940
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. D.E. Mansfield, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. Upon completion of these exercises HMS Otway proceeded to Yarmouth. (9)

8 May 1940
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. D.E. Mansfield, RN) departed Yarmouth for exercises. Upon completion of these exercises HMS Otway returned to Portsmouth. (9)

10 May 1940
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. D.E. Mansfield, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (9)

13 May 1940
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. D.E. Mansfield, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (9)

15 May 1940
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. D.E. Mansfield, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (9)

20 May 1940
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. D.E. Mansfield, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (9)

21 May 1940
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. D.E. Mansfield, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. Upon completion of these exercises HMS Otway proceeded to Yarmouth. (9)

22 May 1940
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. D.E. Mansfield, RN) departed Yarmouth for exercises. Upon completion of these exercises HMS Otway returned to Portsmouth. (9)

24 May 1940
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. D.E. Mansfield, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (9)

25 May 1940
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. D.E. Mansfield, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (9)

29 May 1940
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. D.E. Mansfield, RN) departed Portsmouth for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the English Channel. Before she proceeded on patrol a practice attack was made on HMS Warrior II.

For the daily positions of HMS Otway during this patrol see the map below.

(10)

31 May 1940
At 0630 hours, HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. D.E. Mansfield, RN), received a signal to proceed to Plymouth where she arrived at 2000 hours thus ending her 1st war patrol. (10)

10 Jun 1940
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. D.E. Mansfield, RN) departed Plymouth for Portsmouth. (8)

11 Jun 1940
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. D.E. Mansfield, RN) arrived at Portsmouth. She was now reassigned to submarine training. As not logs for February to April 1940 are available her exact tasks are unknown to us. (8)

17 Jun 1940
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. D.E. Mansfield, RN) departed Portsmouth for Fowey. (8)

18 Jun 1940
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. D.E. Mansfield, RN) arrived at Fowey. (8)

28 Jun 1940
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. D.E. Mansfield, RN) departed Fowey for Portsmouth. (8)

29 Jun 1940
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. D.E. Mansfield, RN) arrived at Portsmouth. (8)

5 Jul 1940
HMS Otway (Lt. G.C.I.St.B.S. Watkins, RN) departed Portsmouth for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the English Channel.

No log is available for this period so no map for this patrol can be displayed. (10)

12 Jul 1940
HMS Otway (Lt. G.C.I.St.B.S. Watkins, RN) ended her 2nd war patrol at Portsmouth. (10)

13 Jul 1940
HMS Otway (Lt. G.C.I.St.B.S. Watkins, RN) departed Portsmouth for Rothesay. (8)

16 Jul 1940
HMS Otway (Lt. G.C.I.St.B.S. Watkins, RN) arrived at Rothesay. She was now assigned to the 7th Submarine Flotilla for training purposes. She was often used for the Commanding Officers Qualifying Course. (8)

11 Oct 1940
HMS H 31 (Lt. R.E. Coltart, RN) conducted A/S and attack exercises (for the C.O.Q.C. = Commanding Officers Qualifying Course) in the Clyde area together with HMS Otway (Lt. E.D. Norman, RN). The targets were the submarine tender HMS Cyclops (A/Capt. R.L.M. Edwards, RN) escorted by (at least) patrol yacht HMS Breda (Capt.(Retd.) A.E. Johnston, RN). (11)

11 Mar 1941
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) J.R.G. Harvey, RN) departed Rothesay for Newcastle. She was escorted by HMS White Bear (Cdr.(Retd.) C.C. Flemming, RN). (12)

14 Mar 1941
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. (retired) J.R.G. Harvey, RN) arrived at Newcastle for a refit. (12)

24 Jun 1941
With her refit completed, HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. (retired) J.R.G. Harvey, RN), departed the Tyne area for Blyth where she arrived later the same day. (13)

27 Jun 1941
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. (retired) J.R.G. Harvey, RN) departed Blyth for Oban. She made this passage in convoy EC 38. (13)

1 Jul 1941
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. (retired) J.R.G. Harvey, RN) arrived at Oban. She departed for Rothesay later the same day escorted by the A/S trawler HMS Veleta (T/Lt. R.C. Heron, RNVR). (14)

2 Jul 1941
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. (retired) J.R.G. Harvey, RN) arrived at Rothesay where she resumed her training duties. (14)

9 Oct 1941
HMS H 34 (Lt. W.A. Phillimore, RN) and HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) J.R.G. Harvey, RN) both departed Tobermory for Rothesay. They were escorted by HrMs Z 5 (Lt. J.J. Steensma, RNN). (15)

23 Oct 1941
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. (retired) J.R.G. Harvey, RN) was docked at Kames Bay. (16)

1 Nov 1941
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. (retired) J.R.G. Harvey, RN) was undocked and proceeded back to Rothesay. (17)

16 Dec 1941
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. (retired) J.R.G. Harvey, RN) departed Rothesay for her 3rd war patrol. She is ordered to patrol in the Bay of Biscay. The British are under the impression that the German heavy ships there are about to sortie into the Atlantic Ocean.

Passage south through the Irish Sea was made together with HMS H 28 (Lt. J.C. Ogle, DSC, RN). They were escorted by HrMs Z 5 (Lt. J.J. Steensma, RNN).

For the daily positions of HMS Otway during this patrol see the map below.

(10)

21 Dec 1941
At 1840 hours, HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. (retired) J.R.G. Harvey, RN), departed her patrol area to proceed to Falmouth. (10)

24 Dec 1941
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. (retired) J.R.G. Harvey, RN) ended her 3rd war patrol at Falmouth. She and HMS H 28 (Lt. J.C. Ogle, DSC, RN) and HMS H 50 (Lt. E.T. Stanley, RN) were escorted in by the MS trawler HMS Fluellen (T/Lt. D.P. Richardson, RNVR). (10)

25 Dec 1941
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. (retired) J.R.G. Harvey, RN) departed Falmouth for her 4th war patrol. She is ordered to patrol in the Bay of Biscay. The British were still under the impression that the German heavy ships there are about to sortie into the Atlantic Ocean.

HMS Otway and HMS H 33 (Lt. J.H. Bromage, DSC, RN) were escorted by the Dutch torpedo boat HrMs Z 5 (Lt. J.J. Steensma, RNN) towards Lizard Head before they both proceeded towards their patrol areas.

For the daily positions of HMS Otway during this patrol see the map below.

(10)

31 Dec 1941
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. (retired) J.R.G. Harvey, RN) departed her patrol area to return to Rothesay. (10)

1 Jan 1942
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. (retired) J.R.G. Harvey, RN) made rendez-vous off Wolf Rock with the Duth submarine HrMs O 10 (Lt. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN). They were then joined by their escort towards Rothesay, the Dutch torpedo boat HrMs Z 5 (Lt. J.J. Steensma, RNN). (10)

3 Jan 1942
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. (retired) J.R.G. Harvey, RN) ended her 4th war patrol at Rothesay. (10)

10 Feb 1942
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. (retired) J.R.G. Harvey, RN) was docked at Ardrossan. (18)

14 Feb 1942
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. (retired) J.R.G. Harvey, RN) was undocked and returned to Rothesay. (18)

15 Mar 1942
HMS H 43 (Lt. F.D.G. Challis, DSC, RN) served as target for attack exercises in the Clyde area by HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) J.R.G. Harvey, RN). (19)

16 Mar 1942
HMS H 43 (Lt. F.D.G. Challis, DSC, RN) served as target for attack exercises in the Clyde area by HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) J.R.G. Harvey, RN). (19)

8 Aug 1942
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. (retired) J.R.G. Harvey, RN) was docked at Kames Bay. (20)

11 Aug 1942
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr. (retired) J.R.G. Harvey, RN) was undocked and then returned to Rothesay. (20)

17 Nov 1942
HMS Otway (Lt. A.A. Duff, RN) departed Rothesay for Plymouth. She was escorted by HMS Breda (Capt.(Retd.) A. E. Johnston, RN). (21)

20 Nov 1942
HMS Otway (Lt. A.A. Duff, RN) arrived at Plymouth. It had been intended that she was to proceed to Portsmouth to refit but this was now changed to Barrow. So she now went back north again still escorted by HMS Breda (Capt.(Retd.) A. E. Johnston, RN). (21)

23 Nov 1942
HMS Otway (Lt. A.A. Duff, RN) arrived at Barrow where she was to refit. (21)

25 Apr 1944
With her refit finally completed, HMS Otway (Lt. M.B. St. John, DSC, RN), departed Barrow for Rothesay. (22)

26 Apr 1944
HMS Otway (Lt. M.B. St. John, DSC, RN) arrived at Rothesay where she resumed her training duties. (22)

2 Jun 1944
HMS Otway (Lt. M.B. St. John, DSC, RN) departed Rothesay for Blyth. She was escorted by HMS Loch Monteith (T/Lt. K.W. Richardson, RNR). (8)

5 Jun 1944
HMS Otway (Lt. M.B. St. John, DSC, RN) arrived at Blyth. (8)

5 Feb 1945
HMS Otway (Lt. W.H. Kett, DSC, RNR) departed Blyth for Leith. (10)

6 Feb 1945
HMS Otway (Lt. W.H. Kett, DSC, RNR) arrived at Leith for thermal detection trials. (10)

10 Feb 1945
HMS Otway (Lt. W.H. Kett, DSC, RNR) departed Leith for Blyth. (10)

11 Feb 1945
HMS Otway (Lt. W.H. Kett, DSC, RNR) arrived at Blyth. (10)

18 Feb 1945
HMS Otway (Lt. W.H. Kett, DSC, RNR) was docked at Blyth. (23)

25 Feb 1945
HMS Otway (Lt. W.H. Kett, DSC, RNR) was undocked. (23)

28 Feb 1945
HMS Otway (Lt. W.H. Kett, DSC, RNR) arrived at Leith for special trials. (10)

5 Mar 1945
HMS Otway (Lt. W.H. Kett, DSC, RNR) departed Leith for Blyth. (10)

6 Mar 1945
HMS Otway (Lt. W.H. Kett, DSC, RNR) arrived at Blyth. (10)

30 Apr 1945
HMS Otway (Lt. W.H. Kett, DSC, RNR) was docked at Blyth. (24)

11 May 1945
HMS Otway (Lt. W.H. Kett, DSC, RNR) was undocked. (25)

Sources

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  4. ADM 173/15880
  5. ADM 173/15881
  6. ADM 173/15864
  7. ADM 173/16388
  8. ADM 199/2564
  9. ADM 173/16389
  10. ADM 199/1831
  11. ADM 173/16280
  12. ADM 173/16856
  13. ADM 173/16859
  14. ADM 173/16860
  15. ADM 173/16765
  16. ADM 173/16863
  17. ADM 173/16864
  18. ADM 173/17333
  19. ADM 173/17247
  20. ADM 173/17339
  21. ADM 173/17342
  22. ADM 173/18851
  23. ADM 173/19507
  24. ADM 173/19509
  25. ADM 173/19510

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