HMS Oxlip (K 123)
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||A & J Inglis Ltd. (Glasgow, Scotland) : Kincaid|
|Ordered||25 Jul 1939|
|Laid down||9 Dec 1940|
|Launched||28 Aug 1941|
|Commissioned||28 Dec 1941|
Sold to the Irish Naval Service in 1946 and renamed Maev.
Commands listed for HMS Oxlip (K 123)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. (retired) Frank Bentley Collinson, RD, RNR||3 Nov 1941||May 1942|
|2||Lt. Charles William Leadbetter, RNR||May 1942||10 Apr 1944|
|3||T/Lt. John Kirke Craig, RNVR||10 Apr 1944||12 Jun 1945|
|4||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Frederick John George Rice, RNR||12 Jun 1945||13 Dec 1945|
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Notable events involving Oxlip include:
28 Feb 1943
HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Oxlip (Lt. C.W. Leadbetter, RNR), HMS Snowdrop (Lt. P.A. Tinne, RNVR), HMS Wren (Lt.Cdr. R.M. Aubrey, RN) and HMS St. Marys (Lt. D.B.G. Dumas, RN). (3)
29 May 1945
HMS Uproar (Lt. J.N. Devlin, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS La Cordeliere (T/Lt. F.A. Haworth, RNVR), HMS Borage (T/Lt. E.A. Hitchcock, RNR), HMS Oxlip (T/A/Lt.Cdr. J.K. Craig, RNVR) and HMS Ambuscade (A/Lt.Cdr. H.G. Chesterman, DSC and Bar, RNR). (5)
- File 2.12.03.6366 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- ADM 173/17269
- File 2.12.03.6381 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- File 2.12.03.6427 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- ADM 173/20183
- ADM 173/20114
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.