HMS Northern Pride (FY 105)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Deschimag (Bremerhaven, Germany)|
Completed in June 1936.
Returned to her owner in November 1945.
Commands listed for HMS Northern Pride (FY 105)
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|1||Skr. Horace Charles Aisthorpe, RNR||27 Sep 1939||1 Jan 1940|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Dermod James Boris Jewitt, RN||1 Jan 1940||27 Mar 1940|
|3||T/Lt. Andrew Alan Campbell, RNR||27 Mar 1940||27 Aug 1941|
|4||Lt. Patrick Varwell Collings, RNR||27 Aug 1941||13 Nov 1941|
|5||T/Lt. Albert Richard Cornish, RNR||13 Nov 1941||10 Sep 1942|
|6||T/Lt. Alfred Leslie Ferdinand Bell, RNR||10 Sep 1942||11 Dec 1943|
|7||T/Lt. David Oliver Humphreys, DSC, RNVR||11 Dec 1943|
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Notable events involving Northern Pride include:
24 Feb 1942
HrMs O 10 (Lt. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN), HMS H 43 (Lt. R.B. Lakin, DSC, RN) and HMS Graph (Lt. E.D. Norman, DSO, DSC, RN) departed Rothesay / Holy Loch for Londonderry. They were escorted by HMS Northern Pride (T/Lt. A.R. Cornish, RNR). (3)
11 Oct 1942
HMS P 511 (Lt. C.R. Pelly, RN) departed Holy Loch for passage to Sheerness. The passage south through the Irish Sea was made together with HMS P 45 (Lt. H.B. Turner, RN) and HMS P 221 (Lt. M.F.R. Ainslie, DSC, RN) that were both to proceed to Gibraltar. They were escorted by HMS Northern Pride (T/Lt. A.L.F. Bell, RNR). (4)
5 Mar 1943
HMS Northern Pride (T/Lt. A.L.F. Bell, RNR) picks up 42 survivors from the American merchant Executive that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-255 in the Norwegian Sea in position 72°44'N, 11°27'E.
17 Aug 1943
HMS H 32 (Lt. J.A.R. Troup, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Northern Pride (T/Lt. A.L.F. Bell, RNR), HMS Borage (T/Lt.Cdr. A. Harrison, RNR), HMS Hurricane (Cdr. E.C. Bayldon, DSC, RN), HMS Wallflower (Lt. G.R. Greaves, RNR) and HMS Monkshood (Lt. G.W. McGuiness, RNR). (6)
5 Apr 1944
HMS H 28 (Lt. A.S. Melville-Ross, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Northern Pride (T/Lt. D.O. Humphreys, DSC, RNVR), HMS Northern Sun (T/Lt. S.G. Fowler, RNR), HMS Northern Reward (T/Lt. J. Mackenzie, RNR), HMCS Regina (T/Lt. J.W. Radford, RCNR), HMCS Owen Sound (T/Skr.Lt. J.M. Watson, RCNR) and one other vessel [unable to read the name in the log of HMS H 28]. (7)
- ADM 173/16730
- ADM 173/16719
- File 2.12.03.6378 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- ADM 173/17499
- ADM 173/17790
- ADM 173/17773
- ADM 173/18472
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.