HMS Fernie (L 11)
Escort destroyer of the Hunt (Type I) class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||Hunt (Type I)|
|Built by||John Brown Shipbuilding & Engineering Company Ltd. (Clydebank, Scotland)|
|Ordered||21 Mar 1939|
|Laid down||8 Jun 1939|
|Launched||9 Jan 1940|
|Commissioned||29 May 1940|
Scrapped at Port Glasgow on 7 November 1956.
Commands listed for HMS Fernie (L 11)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Ronald McClellan Powning Jonas, RN||29 Mar 1940||10 Mar 1941|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Allan Herbert Percy Noble, RN||10 Mar 1941||9 Jan 1942|
|3||Lt. Herbert Bernard Acworth, RN||9 Jan 1942||10 May 1943|
|4||Lt. Francis Wimburn Melvill Carter, DSC, RN||10 May 1943||17 Mar 1944|
|5||Lt. Jack Arthur Tricker, RN||17 Mar 1944||8 Apr 1946|
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Notable events involving Fernie include:
1 Jul 1940
Heaving completed her repairs at Liverpool HMS Barham (Capt G.C. Cooke, RN) departed that place for Scapa Flow. She was escorted by HMS Imogen (Cdr. C.L. Firth, MVO, RN), HMS Warwick (Lt.Cdr. M.A.G. Child, RN), HMS Atherstone (Cdr. H.W.S. Browning, RN) and HMS Fernie (Lt.Cdr. R.McC.P. Jonas, RN). (2)
2 Jul 1940
HMS Barham (Capt G.C. Cooke, RN) and her escorts; HMS Imogen (Cdr. C.L. Firth, MVO, RN), HMS Warwick (Lt.Cdr. M.A.G. Child, RN), HMS Atherstone (Cdr. H.W.S. Browning, RN) and HMS Fernie (Lt.Cdr. R.McC.P. Jonas, RN), arrived at Scapa Flow. (2)
28 Jun 1945
HrMs O 23 (Lt.Cdr. A.J. Schouwenaar, RNN) departed Rotterdam for Dundee. She makes the passage together with HrMs Tijgerhaai (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena, RNN). They are escorted by the British escort destroyer HMS Fernie (Lt. J.A. Tricker, RN). (3)
- File 2.12.03.6374 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- ADM 53/111548
- File 2.12.03.6429 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.