HMS Pheasant (U 49)
Sloop of the Modified Black Swan class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||Modified Black Swan|
|Built by||Yarrow Shipbuilders Ltd. (Scotstoun, Scotland)|
|Ordered||27 Mar 1941|
|Laid down||13 Jul 1942|
|Launched||21 Dec 1942|
|Commissioned||12 May 1943|
Scrapped 15 January 1963.
Commands listed for HMS Pheasant (U 49)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Rider Stewart Abram, RN||Apr 1943||12 Jun 1943|
|2||Cdr. Leonard Francis Durnford-Slater, RN||18 Jun 1943||30 Nov 1943|
|3||Lt.Cdr. Gerald Anthony Gore Ormsby, RN||30 Nov 1943||20 Jan 1944|
|4||Cdr. William Edward James Eames, DSC, RN||20 Jan 1944||Dec 1944|
|5||Lt.Cdr. Jack Barrington Palmer, RN||Dec 1944||17 Oct 1945|
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Notable events involving Pheasant include:
3 Oct 1943
HMS Venturer (Lt. J.S. Launders, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises in the Clyde area with HMS Pheasant (Cdr. L.F. Durnford-Slater, RN). Upon completion of these exercises HMS Venturer proceeded to Rothesay. (2)
- ADM 173/17885
- ADM 173/18449
- ADM 173/19302
- ADM 173/20229
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.