HMS Stayner (K 573)
Frigate of the Captain class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||22 Sep 1943|
|Launched||6 Nov 1943|
|Commissioned||30 Jan 1944|
Assigned USN penant DE 564 but not named.
Returned to the USN on 24 November 1946. Scrapped.
|Former name||DE 564|
Commands listed for HMS Stayner (K 573)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Harry John Hall, DSO, DSC, RD, RNR||30 Dec 1943||2 Sep 1944|
|2||Lt. Alan Vincent Turner, RNVR||2 Sep 1944||Jun 1945|
|3||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Richard Ashton Clarke, RNVR||1 Jun 1945||late 1945|
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Notable events involving Stayner include:
28 Mar 1944
HMS Uther (Lt. A.A. Catlow, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Moorsom (T/Lt. G.M. Greenwood, RCNVR), HMS Seymour (Lt. G.J. Parry, RNR) and HMS Stayner (Lt.Cdr. H.J. Hall, DSO, DSC, RNR). (1)
29 Mar 1944
HMS Uther (Lt. A.A. Catlow, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Seymour (Lt. G.J. Parry, RNR), HMS Stayner (Lt.Cdr. H.J. Hall, DSO, DSC, RNR), HMS Rowley (Lt.Cdr. F.J.G. Jones, RD, RNR) and HMS Retalick (Lt. J.S. Brownrigg, RN). (1)
5 Aug 1944
German U-boat U-671 was sunk at 0200hrs on 5 Aug 1944 in the English Channel south of Brighton, in position 50°23'N, 00°06'E, by depth charges from the British frigate HMS Stayner (Lt.Cdr. H.J. Hall, DSO, DSC, RNR) and the British escort destroyer HMS Wensleydale (A/Lt.Cdr. W.P. Goodfellow, RNVR).
- ADM 173/19326
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.