HMS Wave (J 385)
Minesweeper of the Algerine class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Lobnitz & Co. Ltd. (Renfrew, Scotland)|
|Ordered||19 Dec 1942|
|Laid down||17 Mar 1944|
|Launched||18 Aug 1944|
|Commissioned||14 Nov 1944|
Scrapped 4 April 1962.
Commands listed for HMS Wave (J 385)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Thomas Randall Fowke, RN||9 Oct 1944||Jul 1945|
|2||Lt. Douglas Collier Salter, RN||Jul 1945||23 Sep 1946|
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Notable events involving Wave include:
24 Dec 1944
HMS Upshot (Lt. A.J. Boyall, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Hare (Lt. C.H. Hilliard, RNZNVR), HMS Wave (Lt.Cdr. T.R. Fowke, RN), HMS Seabear (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A.R. Patton, RNVR) and HMS Imperialist (T/Lt. L.G.H. Mole, RNVR). (1)
31 Dec 1944
HMS Upshot (Lt. A.J. Boyall, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Imperialist (T/Lt. L.G.H. Mole, RNVR), HMS Wave (Lt.Cdr. T.R. Fowke, RN) and HMS Oakham Castle (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A.H. Lyons, RNVR). (1)
- ADM 173/19302
- ADM 173/20167
- ADM 173/20179
- ADM 173/20180
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.