HMS Stella Canopus (FY 248)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.)|
|Launched||9 Mar 1936|
Completed in April 1936.
Returned in November 1945.
Commands listed for HMS Stella Canopus (FY 248)
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|1||Cdr. (retired) Harold Richard Ware Turnor, RN||4 Nov 1939||30 Jan 1940|
|2||Skr. Walter Charles King, RNR||30 Jan 1940|
|3||Skr. Ernest John Attridge, RNR||15 Oct 1940||Jun 1942|
|4||Skr. George Bruce, RNR||Jun 1942||2 Sep 1942|
|5||Skr. Harold Edward Burman, RNR||2 Sep 1942||20 Jan 1943|
|6||T/Skr. Lawrence Ford, RNR||20 Jan 1943||17 Aug 1943|
|7||Skr.Lt. William John Valentine Mullender, DSC, RD, RNR||17 Aug 1943|
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Notable events involving Stella Canopus include:
1 Jun 1943
HrMs O 14 (Lt.Cdr. H.A.W. Goossens, RNN) conducted A/S exercises in the Firth of Forth with HMS Leeds (Lt. B.H. Brown, RN), HMS Lady Beryl and HMS Stella Conopus (T/Skr. L. Ford, RNR). HMS Vivien (Lt. L.E. Blackmore, RN). (1)
7 Oct 1943
HMS Uther (Lt. P.S. Beale, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Dundee with HMS Wells (Lt. D.D. Bone, RN), HMS St. Marys (Lt. D.B.G. Dumas, RN) and HMS Stella Conopus (Skr.Lt. W.J.V. Mullender, DSC, RD, RNR). (2)
- File 2.12.03.6390 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- ADM 173/18397
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.