HMS Lord Stanhope (FY 163)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.)|
|Launched||18 Apr 1935|
Completed in June 1935.
Returned to her owner in November 1945.
Commands listed for HMS Lord Stanhope (FY 163)
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|1||Cdr. (retired) Frederic Thornton Peters, DSO, DSC, RN||2 Oct 1939||17 Dec 1939|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Trevor Allan Owen Ellis, RD, RNR||17 Dec 1939||11 Apr 1940|
|3||Skr. William Richard Alward Hicks, RNR||11 Apr 1940||7 Jul 1941|
|4||Skr. Frank Oldman, RNR||7 Jul 1941||1 Oct 1941|
|5||A/Skr.Lt. William Richard Alward Hicks, RNR||1 Oct 1941||27 Mar 1944|
|6||A/Ch.Skr. (A/Skr.Lt.) Sidney George Jinks, RNR||27 Mar 1944|
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Notable events involving Lord Stanhope include:
6 Jul 1940
HMS H 43 (Lt. G.R. Colvin, RN) departed Plymouth for her 5th war patrol. She was to conduct a special operation (Operation Anger). A reconnaissance agent was to be landed on Guernsey. HMS H 43 was escorted out until 2230 hours by HMS Lord Stanhope (Skr. W.R.A. Hicks, RNR).
[No log is available for HMS H 43 for this period so no map for this patrol can be displayed.] (1)
7 Aug 1943
HMS Umbra (Lt. P.H. May, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Plymouth with HMS Lord Stanhope (A/Skr.Lt. W.R.A. Hicks, DSC, RNR), HMS Olvina (A/Skr.Lt. J. Howson, RNR), HMS Grimsby Town (Skr. W.A. Cormack, DSC, RNR) and Notre Dame de France (A/Skr.Lt. J. Coxall, RNR). (2)
- ADM 199/1829
- ADM 173/18331
- ADM 173/18698
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.