Allied Warships

HMS Fernie (L 11)

Escort destroyer of the Hunt (Type I) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeEscort destroyer
ClassHunt (Type I) 
PennantL 11 
Built byJohn Brown Shipbuilding & Engineering Company Ltd. (Clydebank, Scotland) 
Ordered21 Mar 1939 
Laid down8 Jun 1939 
Launched9 Jan 1940 
Commissioned29 May 1940 
End service 
History

Scrapped at Port Glasgow on 7 November 1956.

 

Commands listed for HMS Fernie (L 11)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Ronald McClellan Powning Jonas, RN29 Mar 194010 Mar 1941
2Lt.Cdr. Allan Herbert Percy Noble, RN10 Mar 19419 Jan 1942
3Lt. Herbert Bernard Acworth, RN9 Jan 194210 May 1943
4Lt. Francis Wimburn Melvill Carter, DSC, RN10 May 194317 Mar 1944
5Lt. Jack Arthur Tricker, RN17 Mar 19448 Apr 1946

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Notable events involving Fernie include:


5 Jun 1940
HrMs O 10 (Lt. G. Quint, RNN(R)) participated in A/S exercises off Portland together with HMS Fernie (Lt.Cdr. R.McC.P. Jonas, RN) and HMS Gardenia (Lt.Cdr. T.A.O. Ellis, RD, RNR). (1)

8 Jun 1940
HrMs O 10 (Lt. G. Quint, RNN(R)) participated in A/S exercises off Portland together with HMS Fernie (Lt.Cdr. R.McC.P. Jonas, RN) and HMS Gardenia (Lt.Cdr. T.A.O. Ellis, RD, RNR). (1)

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). (2)

Sources

  1. File 2.12.03.6374 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
  2. File 2.12.03.6429 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)

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