HMS Stella Capella (FY 107)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.)|
|Launched||24 Jun 1937|
|Lost||11 Mar 1942|
|Loss position||64° 48'N, 13° 20'W|
built as fishing trawler Admiral Hawke. In July 1939 renamed Stella Capella. Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
HMT Stella Capella (Lt. Walter Langdron Sadgrove, RANVR) was torpedoed and sunk by U-701 south off Iceland in position 64º48'N, 13º20'W.
Hit by U-boat
|U-boat Attack||See our U-boat attack entry for the HMS Stella Capella|
Commands listed for HMS Stella Capella (FY 107)
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|1||Cdr. (retired) Paul Agger, RN||15 Dec 1939||5 Mar 1940|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Richard Vere Essex Case, RNR||5 Mar 1940||28 Aug 1940|
|3||T/S.Lt. Arhur Lionel Waldegrave Warren, RNR||28 Aug 1940||28 Feb 1941|
|4||Lt. Walter Langdon Sadgrove, RANVR||28 Feb 1941||11 Mar 1942 (+)|
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Notable events involving Stella Capella include:
4 Nov 1941
HrMs O 10 (Lt. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Hugh Walpole (T/Lt. P.O. Elliott, RNR) and HMS Stella Capella (Lt. W.L. Sadgrove, RANVR). (1)
- File 2.12.03.6378 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)