HMS Stevenstone (L 16)
Escort destroyer of the Hunt (Type III) class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||Hunt (Type III)|
|Built by||J.S. White & Co. (Cowes, U.K.)|
|Ordered||28 Jul 1940|
|Laid down||2 Sep 1941|
|Launched||23 Nov 1942|
|Commissioned||18 Mar 1943|
Scrapped at Dunston on 2 September 1959.
Commands listed for HMS Stevenstone (L 16)
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|1||Lt. Peter Barthrop North Lewis, DSC, RN||23 Feb 1943||Nov 1943|
|2||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Henry McLean Duff-Still, DSO, RNVR||Nov 1943||9 Sep 1944|
|3||Lt. Edward Gerard Napier Mansfield, RN||9 Sep 1944||early 1945|
|4||A/Lt.Cdr. Charles Alexander Headon Owen, DSC, RN||Mar 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)
- ADM 173/18389
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.