HMS Northern Isles (4.25)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Deschimag (Bremerhaven, Germany)|
|Commissioned||5 Sep 1939|
|Lost||19 Jan 1945|
Completed in December 1936.
Lent to the United States Navy in February 1942 to operate of the US East coast under USN control.
HMS Northern Isles (T/Lt. David LeFleming Dobson, RNVR) was beached and lost off Durban, south Africa on 19 January 1945.
Commands listed for HMS Northern Isles (4.25)
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|1||Lt. Derik Sidney Alfred Hewett, RNR||5 Sep 1939||25 Nov 1939|
|2||Lt. Joseph Frank Twite, RNR||25 Nov 1939||6 Oct 1940|
|3||Lt. Alexander Gordon Scott, RNR||6 Oct 1940||Feb 1942|
|4||T/Lt. John Maurice Baldry, RNVR||Feb 1942||Jan 1944|
|5||T/Lt. Arthur Robert James Tilston, DSC, SANF(V)||Jan 1944||1 Aug 1944|
|6||T/Lt. David LeFleming Dobson, RNVR||1 Aug 1944|
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Notable events involving Northern Isles include:
12 Dec 1942
HMS P 614 (Lt. H.W. Wilkinson, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Freetown together with HMS Hydrangea (A/Lt.Cdr. J.E. Woolfenden, RD, RNR), FFS Commandant Drogou, HMS Viviana (Skr. R. Trueman, RNR) and HMS Northern Isles (T/Lt. J.M. Baldry, RNVR). (1)
- ADM 173/17529
- ADM 173/17964
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.