HMS Oakley (ii) (L 98)
Escort destroyer of the Hunt (Type II) class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||Hunt (Type II)|
|Built by||Yarrow Shipbuilders Ltd. (Scotstoun, Scotland)|
|Ordered||20 Dec 1939|
|Laid down||19 Aug 1940|
|Launched||15 Jan 1942|
|Commissioned||7 May 1942|
HMS Tickham was renamed HMS Oakley (ii) in 1942.
|Former name||HMS Tickham|
Commands listed for HMS Oakley (ii) (L 98)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Tristram Anthony Pack-Beresford, RN||8 Apr 1942||18 Jan 1944|
|2||Lt. Giles Richard Penn Goodden, RN||18 Jan 1944||25 Sep 1944|
|3||Lt. Dennis Howard Mason, RN||25 Sep 1944||late 1945|
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Notable events involving Oakley (ii) include:
5 Jun 1942
HMS P 45 (Lt. H.B. Turner, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Scapa Flow during the morning with HMAS Nepal (Cdr. F.B. Morris, RAN) and HrMs Tjerk Hiddes (Lt.Cdr. W.J. Kruys, RNethN) and in the afternoon with and in the afternoon with HMS Oakley (Lt.Cdr. T.A. Pack-Beresford, RN) and ORP Slazak (Kmdr ppor. (Lt.Cdr.) R. Nalecz-Tyminski, ORP). (1)
- ADM 173/17407
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.