HMS Rosebay (K 286)
Corvette of the Flower (rev.) class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Kingston Shipbuilding Co. (Kingston, Ontario, Canada)|
|Ordered||6 Dec 1941|
|Launched||11 Feb 1943|
|Commissioned||28 Jul 1943|
|End service||20 Mar 1946|
Transferred to the Royal Navy under lend-lease.
|Former name||USS Splendor|
Commands listed for HMS Rosebay (K 286)
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|1||Lt. Richard Joseph Tadhunter, RNR||21 Oct 1943||late 1944|
|2||T/Lt. Edward Tyrer, RNVR||late 1944||14 Feb 1945|
|3||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Gordon Reginald Enfield Southwood, RNR||14 Feb 1945||12 Oct 1945|
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Notable events involving Rosebay include:
2 Nov 1943
HrMs O 9 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Vervain (T/Lt. R.A. Howell, RNVR), HMS Rosebay (Lt. R.J. Tadhunter, RNR) and HMS Watchman (Lt.Cdr. G.H.D. Williams, RN). (1)
3 Nov 1943
HrMs O 9 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Watchman (Lt.Cdr. G.H.D. Williams, RN), HMS Vervain (T/Lt. R.A. Howell, RNVR) and HMS Rosebay (Lt. R.J. Tadhunter, RNR). (1)
- File 2.12.03.6372 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)