HMS Cavendish (R 15)
Destroyer of the Ca class
Photo Courtesy of Ian Fry.
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||John Brown Shipbuilding & Engineering Company Ltd. (Clydebank, Scotland)|
|Ordered||24 Mar 1942|
|Laid down||19 May 1943|
|Launched||12 Apr 1944|
|Commissioned||13 Dec 1944|
Arrived at Blyth to be broken up for scrap on 17 August 1967.
|Former name||HMS Sibyl|
Commands listed for HMS Cavendish (R 15)
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|1||Cdr. Robin Hamilton Maurice, DSO, RN||19 Aug 1944||mid 1946|
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Notable events involving Cavendish include:
15 Jan 1945
HrMs Zeehond (Lt.Cdr. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Scapa Flow with HMS Opportune (Cdr. R.E.D. Ryder, VC, RN), HMS Cavendish (Cdr. R.H. Maurice, DSO, RN) and HMS Cavalier (Lt.Cdr. D.T. McBarnet, RN). (1)
- 2.12.03.7152 (Dutch Archives, The Hague)
- ADM 173/20344
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.