HMS Arctic Explorer (FY 162)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.)|
|Launched||30 Dec 1936|
Completed in March 1937.
Sold in 1945.
Commands listed for HMS Arctic Explorer (FY 162)
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|1||Skr. Charles Lamb Buchan, RNR||10 Nov 1939||Mar 1941|
|2||T/S.Lt. Frederick Lorraine Mackenzie, RNVR||Mar 1941||Mar 1942|
|3||T/Lt. Christopher Pawley, RNVR||Mar 1942||Feb 1944|
|4||T/Lt. Denis Hugh Crampton, RNR||Feb 1944||4 Aug 1944|
|5||T/Lt. Arthur Robert James Tilston, DSC, SANF(V)||4 Aug 1944||Jun 1945|
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Notable events involving Arctic Explorer include:
2 Apr 1942
HrMs O 10 (Lt. J.H. Geijs, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Monkshood (Lt.Cdr. J.E.R. Wilford, RNR), HMS Dahlia (T/Lt. M.S. Work, RNR), HMS Egret (Cdr. C.R.S. Farquhar, RN), HMS Fishguard (Lt.Cdr. H.L. Pryse, RNR) and HMS Arctic Explorer (T/Lt. C. Pawley, RNVR). (2)
3 Apr 1942
HrMs O 10 (Lt. J.H. Geijs, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Arctic Explorer (T/Lt. C. Pawley, RNVR), HMS Beagle (Lt.Cdr. R.T. White, DSO and Bar, RN), USS Temptress (Lt.Cdr. W.H. Kirvan, USN) and USS Fury (Lt. N. Adair, Jr., USN). (2)
- ADM 173/17197
- File 2.12.03.6379 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.