Allied Warships

HMS Stevenstone (L 16)

Escort destroyer of the Hunt (Type III) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeEscort destroyer
ClassHunt (Type III) 
PennantL 16 
Built byJ.S. White & Co. (Cowes, U.K.) 
Ordered28 Jul 1940 
Laid down2 Sep 1941 
Launched23 Nov 1942 
Commissioned18 Mar 1943 
End service 
History

Scrapped at Dunston on 2 September 1959.

 

Commands listed for HMS Stevenstone (L 16)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt. Peter Barthrop North Lewis, DSC, RN23 Feb 1943Nov 1943
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Henry McLean Duff-Still, DSO, RNVRNov 19439 Sep 1944
3Lt. Edward Gerard Napier Mansfield, RN9 Sep 1944early 1945
4A/Lt.Cdr. Charles Alexander Headon Owen, DSC, RNMar 1945

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Notable events involving Stevenstone include:


27 Mar 1943
HMS Usurper (Lt. D.R.O. Mott, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Scapa Flow with HMS Anthony (Lt.Cdr. John Henry Wallace, DSC, RN), HMS Troubridge (Capt. C.L. Firth, MVO, RN), HMS Lewes (Lt.Cdr. M.V. Thorburn, DSC, RNVR) and HMS Stevenstone (Lt. P.B.N. Lewis, DSC, RN). (1)

29 Mar 1943
HMS Usurper (Lt. D.R.O. Mott, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Scapa Flow with HMS Jamaica (Capt. Capt. J.L. Storey, RN), HMS Newcastle (Capt. P.B.R.W. William-Powlett, DSO, RN), HMS Stevenstone (Lt. P.B.N. Lewis, DSC, RN), HMCS Athabascan (Cdr. G.R. Miles, DSO, OBE, RCN) and HMS Brissenden (Lt. D.C. Beatty, RN). (1)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/18389

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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