HMS Cape Argona (FY 190)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.)|
|Launched||24 Mar 1936|
Completed in April 1936.
Sold in 1945.
Commands listed for HMS Cape Argona (FY 190)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Alan Holt Davies, RNVR||3 Oct 1939||Jul 1940|
|2||T/S.Lt. Richard George Wallace, RNR||7 Oct 1940||3 Jul 1942|
|3||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Eric Robert Pate, RNR||3 Jul 1942||8 Sep 1943|
|4||T/Lt. Laurie Brewton Payton, RNVR||8 Sep 1943||19 Feb 1945|
|5||T/Lt. Alexander Clement Dodd, RNVR||19 Feb 1945|
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Notable events involving Cape Argona include:
16 Nov 1941
HrMs O 10 (Lt. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HrMs Jan van Brakel (Lt.Cdr. Baron T.K. van Asbeck, RNN), HMCS Rosthern (Lt. W. Russell, RCNR), HMS Hildasay (T/Lt. W.P. Hart, RNR) and HMS Cape Argona (T/Lt. R.G. Wallace, RNR). (1)
8 Mar 1943
HMS H 28 (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMCS Eyebright (T/Lt. H.L. Quinn, RCNVR), HMS Ayrshire (T/Lt. R.W.H. Elsden, RNVR), HMS Cape Argona (T/A/Lt.Cdr. T/A/Lt.Cdr. E.R. Pate, RNR) and HMS Lord Middleton (T/Lt. G.O.T.D. Henderson, RNVR). (3)
9 Mar 1943
HMS H 28 (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Lord Middleton (T/Lt. G.O.T.D. Henderson, RNVR), HMS Jed (Lt.Cdr. R.C. Freaker, DSO, RNR), HMS Cape Mariato (T/Lt. N.J. Ivison, RNVR) and HMS Cape Argona (T/A/Lt.Cdr. T/A/Lt.Cdr. E.R. Pate, RNR). (3)
- File 2.12.03.6378 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- ADM 173/17201
- ADM 173/17756
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.