HMS Tanatside (L 69)
Escort destroyer of the Hunt (Type III) class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||Hunt (Type III)|
|Built by||Yarrow Shipbuilders Ltd. (Scotstoun, Scotland)|
|Ordered||28 Jul 1940|
|Laid down||23 Jun 1941|
|Launched||30 Apr 1942|
|Commissioned||4 Sep 1942|
Sold to Greece in 1946 and renamed Adrias (ii).
Commands listed for HMS Tanatside (L 69)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Frank David Brown, RN||18 Jul 1942||21 Dec 1943|
|2||Cdr. Bernard Jasper de St. Croix, RN||21 Dec 1943||17 Apr 1945|
|3||A/Lt.Cdr. Harry Hutchinson, RN||17 Apr 1945||late 1945|
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Notable events involving Tanatside include:
18 Sep 1942
HMS H 34 (Lt. J.P.H. Oakley, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises at / off Scapa Flow with HMS Tanatside (Lt.Cdr. F.D. Brown, RN) and HMS Quality (Lt.Cdr. G.L. Farnfield, DSO, RN). Also a practice attack was carried out on HMS Bermuda (Capt. T.H. Back, RN). (1)
- ADM 173/17241
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.