HMS Leeds United (FY 196)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Smiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.)|
|Launched||19 Sep 1933|
Completed in October 1933.
Sold in 1945.
Commands listed for HMS Leeds United (FY 196)
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|1||H L Williams, RNVR||19 Oct 1939||3 Aug 1942|
|2||A/Skr.Lt. Walter Kirman, RNR||3 Aug 1942||7 Jul 1943|
|3||Skr. Horace Charles Aisthorpe, RNR||7 Jul 1943||Late 1943 (1)|
|4||T/Skr. Frederick James Setterfield, RNR||late 1943||12 Feb 1944|
|5||A/Skr.Lt. Samuel Heaton Williams, RNR||12 Feb 1944|
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Notable events involving Leeds United include:
15 Mar 1943
HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Deveron (Lt.Cdr. R.E.H. Partington, RD, RNR), HMS Leeds United (A/Skr.Lt. W. Kirman, RNR) and HMS Derby County (Lt. K.B. Hopkins, DSC, RNVR). (2)
22 Mar 1943
HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMIS Rohilkhand (Lt. J.E. Gibbs, RIN), HMS Leeds United (A/Skr.Lt. W. Kirman, RNR) and HMS Wild Goose (Cdr. D.E.G. Wemyss, RN). (2)
- File 2.12.03.6382 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)