HMS Mallard (L 42 / K 42)
Patrol vessel of the Kingfisher class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Pennant||L 42 / K 42|
|Built by||A. Stephen & Sons Ltd. (Glasgow, Scotland)|
|Ordered||21 Mar 1935|
|Laid down||12 Jun 1935|
|Launched||26 Mar 1936|
|Commissioned||15 Jul 1936|
|History||Sold 21 April 1947.|
Commands listed for HMS Mallard (L 42 / K 42)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Dennis Victor Clift, RN||20 May 1938||2 Oct 1939|
|2||Cdr. (retired) Charles Gordon Norrie Graham, RN||2 Oct 1939||12 Mar 1940|
|3||Cdr. (retired) the Hon. Valentine Maurice Wyndham-Quin, RN||12 Mar 1940||18 Oct 1940|
|4||Lt. Hedley Ian Saxton White, RNR||18 Oct 1940||20 May 1941|
|5||Lt.Cdr. Derry Parsons, RD, RNR||20 May 1941||30 Mar 1943|
|6||Lt.Cdr. (emergency) Victor Alexander Christian Henry George de Mauny, RN||30 Mar 1943||1 Jul 1945|
|7||T/Lt. Michael Rayner Thwaites, RNVR||early 1945||23 Feb 1945|
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Notable events involving Mallard include:
30 Sep 1940
HMS Mallard (the Hon. V.M. Wyndham-Quin, RN) is mined near Harwich. She is badly damaged. Repairs last to May 1941.