Allied Warships

HMS Urtica (P 83)

Submarine of the V class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassV 
PennantP 83 
Built byVickers Armstrong (Barrow-in-Furness, U.K.) 
Ordered21 May 1942 
Laid down27 Apr 1943 
Launched23 Mar 1944 
Commissioned20 Jun 1944 
End service1 Sep 1945 
History

Decommissioned in September 1945. Scrapped at Milford Haven in March 1950.

 

Commands listed for HMS Urtica (P 83)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt. Kenneth Henry Martin, RN15 Mar 194428 Sep 1944
2Lt. Ronald Max Seaburne-May, DSC, RN28 Sep 19447 Feb 1945
3Lt. Roger Cresswell Bucknall, RN7 Feb 1945Sep 1945

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The history of HMS Urtica as compiled on this page is extracted from the logbooks of this submarine.

This page was last updated in April 2019.

19 Jun 1944
Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted trials off Barrow following which she departed for Holy Loch. (1)

20 Jun 1944
Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted tials in the Clyde area. On completion she proceeded to Holy Loch where she was placed into full commission. (1)

23 Jun 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (1)

24 Jun 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (1)

25 Jun 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (1)

29 Jun 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. Upon completion of these she proceeded to Campbeltown. (1)

30 Jun 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) shifted from Campbeltown to Holy Loch. (1)

1 Jul 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted trials in Loch Long. (2)

4 Jul 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) shifted from Holy Loch to Arrochar. (2)

5 Jul 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted torpedo discharge trials off Arrochar. (2)

6 Jul 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted torpedo discharge trials off Arrochar. (2)

7 Jul 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) shifted from Arrochar to Holy Loch. (2)

8 Jul 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted attack exercises in the Clyde area during which served HMS Bridgewater (Cdr.(Retd.) R.H. Mack, RN) as the target. These included night exercises. (2)

9 Jul 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) returned to Holy Loch on completion of last night's exercises. (2)

10 Jul 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted noise trials in Loch Goil. (2)

11 Jul 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted attack exercises in the Clyde area during which served HMS Sardonyx (A/Lt.Cdr. T.A. Easton, RNVR) as the target. (2)

12 Jul 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted night attack exercises in the Clyde area. She proceeded to Holy Loch on completion of these. (2)

13 Jul 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted speed trials on the measured mile in Loch Long. (2)

14 Jul 1944
HMS Upshot (Lt. H.W. Wilkinson, RN) and HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) both conducted attack exercises in the Clyde area during which they served as targets for each other. (3)

15 Jul 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted attack exercises off Campbeltown during which served HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) as the target. (2)

16 Jul 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) and HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted exercises off Campbeltown with each other. (4)

17 Jul 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted night A/S exercises off Campbeltown with aircraft. (2)

18 Jul 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (2)

20 Jul 1944
HMS H 50 (Lt. W.T.J. Fox, RN) and HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted exercises off Campbeltown with each other. HMS Urtica also conducted A/S exercises with aircraft. (5)

21 Jul 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. These included night exercises. (2)

22 Jul 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted attack exercises off Campbeltown during which served HMS H 44 (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) as the target. (2)

25 Jul 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd. H. Buckle, RN). (2)

26 Jul 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd. H. Buckle, RN). (2)

26 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).

Upon completion of these A/S exercises, attack exercises were carried out with HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN). (6)

28 Jul 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (2)

29 Jul 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) shifted from Campbeltown to Holy Loch. (2)

31 Jul 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted noise trials in Loch Goil. (2)

1 Aug 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. Upon completion of these she proceeded to Campbeltown. (7)

2 Aug 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) shifted from Campbeltown to Larne. (7)

3 Aug 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted attack exercises off Larne during which HMS Philante (Cdr. L.F. Durnford-Slater, RN) served as the target. (7)

4 Aug 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted gunnery exercises off Larne. (7)

6 Aug 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted exercises off Larne. (7)

7 Aug 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted exercises off Larne. (7)

9 Aug 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted exercises off Larne. (7)

10 Aug 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted exercises off Larne. (7)

12 Aug 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted exercises off Larne. (7)

14 Aug 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Larne with HMS Moorsom (T/Lt. A.C. Martyn, RNVR). (7)

15 Aug 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted exercises off Larne. (7)

16 Aug 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted exercises off Larne. (7)

17 Aug 1944
HMS Tiptoe (Lt.Cdr. P.R.H. Harrison, DSO, DSC and Bar, RN) and HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) both shifted from Larne to Holy Loch. They were escorted by HMS ML 249 (T/Lt. H.W. Evans, RNVR). (8)

19 Aug 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted attack exercises in the Clyde area during which HMS Bridgewater (Cdr.(Retd.) R.H. Mack, RN) and HMS Sardonyx (A/Lt.Cdr. T.A. Easton, RNVR) served as the targets. (7)

20 Aug 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) returned to Holy Loch on completion of last night's exercises. (7)

21 Aug 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted attack exercises in the Clyde area during which HMS Sardonyx (A/Lt.Cdr. T.A. Easton, RNVR) served as the target. These included night exercises. (7)

22 Aug 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) returned to Holy Loch on completion of last night's exercises. (7)

31 Aug 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted noise trials in Loch Goil. (7)

16 Sep 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (9)

17 Sep 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted night exercises in the Clyde area. (9)

19 Sep 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (9)

20 Sep 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. These included night exercises. (9)

21 Sep 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (9)

23 Sep 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (9)

27 Sep 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (9)

28 Sep 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. These included night exercises. (9)

29 Sep 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (9)

1 Oct 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) shifted from Holy Loch to Arrochar. (10)

3 Oct 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. (10)

4 Oct 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. (10)

5 Oct 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. (10)

6 Oct 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. (10)

8 Oct 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. (10)

10 Oct 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. (10)

11 Oct 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. (10)

12 Oct 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. (10)

13 Oct 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. (10)

14 Oct 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. (10)

15 Oct 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. (10)

16 Oct 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. (10)

17 Oct 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. (10)

18 Oct 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) shifted from Arrochar to Holy Loch where she was immediately docked in AFD 7. (10)

19 Oct 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) is undocked at Holy Loch. She then proceeded to Arrochar. (10)

20 Oct 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. (10)

21 Oct 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. (10)

22 Oct 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. (10)

24 Oct 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. (10)

25 Oct 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. (10)

29 Oct 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. (10)

30 Oct 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. (10)

31 Oct 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. (10)

1 Nov 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. (11)

2 Nov 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. (11)

3 Nov 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. (11)

6 Nov 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. (11)

7 Nov 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. (11)

9 Nov 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) shifted from Arrochar to Holy Loch. (11)

11 Nov 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted D/G trials in the Clyde area. (11)

15 Nov 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) shifted from Holy Loch to Rothesay. (11)

18 Nov 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) departed Rothesay for Holyhead. (11)

19 Nov 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) arrived at Holyhead. (11)

20 Nov 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Holyhead with aircraft. (11)

21 Nov 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Holyhead with aircraft. (11)

22 Nov 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Holyhead with aircraft. (11)

25 Nov 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Holyhead with aircraft. (11)

26 Nov 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Holyhead with aircraft. (11)

27 Nov 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Holyhead with aircraft. (11)

29 Nov 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Holyhead with aircraft. (11)

30 Nov 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Holyhead with aircraft. (11)

6 Dec 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Holyhead with aircraft. (12)

9 Dec 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Holyhead with aircraft. (12)

11 Dec 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Holyhead with aircraft. (12)

14 Dec 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Holyhead with aircraft. (12)

15 Dec 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Holyhead with aircraft. (12)

16 Dec 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Holyhead with aircraft. (12)

18 Dec 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Holyhead with aircraft. (12)

19 Dec 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Holyhead with aircraft. (12)

20 Dec 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Holyhead with aircraft. (12)

21 Dec 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Holyhead with aircraft. (12)

23 Dec 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) departed Holyhead for Rothesay. (12)

24 Dec 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) arrived at Rothesay. (12)

28 Dec 1944
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) shifted from Rothesay to Holy Loch where she was immediately docked in AFD 7. (12)

1 Jan 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) is undocked at Holy Loch. (13)

2 Jan 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) shifted from Holy Loch to Rothesay. (13)

6 Jan 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) shifted from Holy Loch to Campbeltown. (13)

7 Jan 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (13)

8 Jan 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (13)

9 Jan 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (13)

10 Jan 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (13)

11 Jan 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (13)

12 Jan 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (13)

14 Jan 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (13)

15 Jan 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (13)

24 Jan 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) shifted from Campbeltown to Tobermory. (13)

26 Jan 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (13)

27 Jan 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (13)

28 Jan 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (13)

29 Jan 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (13)

30 Jan 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (13)

1 Feb 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (14)

2 Feb 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (14)

5 Feb 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (14)

6 Feb 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.M. Seaburne-May, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (14)

8 Feb 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (14)

9 Feb 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (14)

12 Feb 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) and HMS Vengeful (Lt. A.S. Melville-Ross, DSC, RN) both conducted attack exercises with each other off Tobermory. (14)

16 Feb 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (14)

18 Feb 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (14)

19 Feb 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (14)

20 Feb 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (14)

25 Feb 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (14)

27 Feb 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (14)

28 Feb 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (14)

1 Mar 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (15)

4 Mar 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN), HMS Vengeful (Lt. A.S. Melville-Ross, DSC, RN) and HMS Virulent (Lt. S.J. Fovargue, RN) departed Tobermory for Rothesay. They were escorted by HMS Milford (Cdr.(Retd.) G.G. Slade, RN). (15)

14 Mar 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) shifted from Rothesay to Campbeltown. (15)

15 Mar 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (15)

16 Mar 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (15)

18 Mar 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (15)

20 Mar 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (15)

21 Mar 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) shifted from Campbeltown to Rothesay. (15)

24 Mar 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) shifted from Rothesay to Campbeltown. (15)

26 Mar 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (15)

29 Mar 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (15)

30 Mar 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (15)

2 Apr 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (16)

3 Apr 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (16)

4 Apr 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) shifted from Campbeltown to Rothesay. (16)

7 Apr 1945
HMS Uther (Lt. R.A.A.C. Ward, DSC, RN) and HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) departed Rothesay for Plymouth and Holyhead respectively. They were escorted by HMS Alecto (Cdr.(Retd.) E.S. Felton, RN). (17)

8 Apr 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) arrived at Holyhead. (16)

12 Apr 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) conducted exercises off Moelfre Bay. (16)

13 Apr 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) conducted exercises off Moelfre Bay. (16)

14 Apr 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) conducted exercises off Moelfre Bay. (16)

15 Apr 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) conducted exercises off Moelfre Bay. (16)

16 Apr 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) conducted exercises off Moelfre Bay. (16)

17 Apr 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) conducted exercises off Moelfre Bay. (16)

18 Apr 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) conducted exercises off Moelfre Bay. (16)

19 Apr 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) conducted exercises off Moelfre Bay. (16)

25 Apr 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) conducted exercises off Moelfre Bay. (16)

27 Apr 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) conducted exercises off Moelfre Bay. (16)

28 Apr 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) conducted exercises off Moelfre Bay. (16)

1 May 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) conducted exercises off Moelfre Bay. (18)

2 May 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) conducted exercises off Moelfre Bay. (18)

3 May 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) conducted exercises off Moelfre Bay. (18)

4 May 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) conducted exercises off Moelfre Bay. (18)

5 May 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) conducted exercises off Moelfre Bay. (18)

18 May 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) conducted exercises off Moelfre Bay. (18)

19 May 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) conducted exercises off Moelfre Bay. (18)

20 May 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) conducted exercises off Moelfre Bay. (18)

21 May 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) conducted exercises off Moelfre Bay. (18)

22 May 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) conducted exercises off Moelfre Bay. (18)

23 May 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) conducted exercises off Moelfre Bay. (18)

24 May 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) conducted exercises off Moelfre Bay. (18)

25 May 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) conducted exercises off Moelfre Bay. (18)

26 May 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) departed Holyhead for Rothesay. (18)

27 May 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) arrived at Rothesay. (18)

21 Jun 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) departed Rothesay for Portsmouth. (19)

25 Jun 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) arrived at Portsmouth. (19)

29 Aug 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) departed Portsmouth for Londonderry. (20)

1 Sep 1945
HMS Urtica (Lt. R.C. Bucknall, RN) arrived at Londonderry. (17)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/19317
  2. ADM 173/19318
  3. ADM 173/19297
  4. File 2.12.03.6373 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands) + ADM 173/19318
  5. ADM 173/18530 + ADM 173/19318
  6. ADM 173/18530
  7. ADM 173/19319
  8. ADM 173/19028
  9. ADM 173/19320
  10. ADM 173/19321
  11. ADM 173/19322
  12. ADM 173/19323
  13. ADM 173/20207
  14. ADM 173/20208
  15. ADM 173/20209
  16. ADM 173/20210
  17. ADM 199/2573
  18. ADM 173/20211
  19. ADM 173/20212
  20. ADM 173/20214

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


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