HMS Wolsey (L 02)
Destroyer of the Admiralty V & W class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||Admiralty V & W|
|Built by||Thornycroft (Southampton, U.K.)|
|Ordered||9 Dec 1916|
|Laid down||28 Mar 1917|
|Launched||16 Mar 1918|
|Commissioned||14 May 1918|
Reconstruction to Fast Escort completed at Malta Dockyard on 21 January 1940. Pennant was D 98 changed to L 02 upon completion of this reconstruction.
HMS Wolsey is not listed as active unit in the October 1945 Navy List
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 4 March 1947.
Commands listed for HMS Wolsey (L 02)
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|1||Cdr. Cecil Athos Newcome Chatwin, RN||Dec 1939||16 Feb 1940|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Colin Henry Campbell, RN||16 Feb 1940||12 Jan 1942|
|3||Lt. Thomas Frederick Taylor, RN||12 Jan 1942||Jul 1943|
|4||Lt.Cdr. Sydney Alexander Cuthbert, RN||Jul 1943||31 Dec 1943|
|5||Lt. Frederick William Hayden, RN||31 Dec 1943||mid 1945|
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Notable events involving Wolsey include:
- ADM 173/16373
- ADM 173/18397
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.