HMS Ursa (R 22)
Destroyer of the U class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Thornycroft (Southampton, U.K.)|
|Ordered||12 Jun 1941|
|Laid down||2 May 1942|
|Launched||22 Jul 1943|
|Commissioned||1 Mar 1944|
Reconstructed as Type 15 frigate during 1953-1954.
Scrapped at Newport in September 1967.
Commands listed for HMS Ursa (R 22)
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|1||Cdr. Derek Bathurst Wyburd, DSC, RN||27 Dec 1943||Oct 1945|
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Notable events involving Ursa include:
24 Mar 1944
HMS Ursula (Lt. A.G. Davies, RN) conducted A/S exercises at Scapa Flow with HMS Saumarez (Capt. P.G.L. Cazalet, DSC, RN), HMCS Algonquin (A/Lt.Cdr. D.W. Piers, DSC, RCN), HMS Meteor (Lt.Cdr. D.J.B. Jewitt, RN) and HMS Ursa (Cdr. D.B. Wyburd, DSC, RN). (1)
25 Mar 1944
HMS Ursula (Lt. A.G. Davies, RN) conducted A/S exercises at Scapa Flow with HMS Ursa (Cdr. D.B. Wyburd, DSC, RN), HMS Javelin (Lt.Cdr. P.B.N. Lewis, DSC, RN) and HNoMS Svenner (Lt.Cdr. T. Holte). (1)
- ADM 173/19314
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.