HMS Stella Pegasi (FY 155)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.)|
|Launched||11 Nov 1934|
Completed in January 1935.
Returned to her owner between April and June 1945.
Commands listed for HMS Stella Pegasi (FY 155)
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|1||Skr. John Birnie Henderson, RNR||16 Oct 1939||29 Feb 1940|
|2||Skr. Joseph Henry Darley Dansie, RNR||29 Feb 1940||17 Apr 1940|
|3||Lt.Cdr. Francis Rupert Pope, RNR||17 Apr 1940||6 Nov 1940|
|4||T/Lt. Eric Steedman, RNR||6 Nov 1940||7 May 1941|
|5||T/Lt. Charles Rowland Eardley Childers, RNVR||7 May 1941||10 Nov 1941|
|6||T/Lt. Frederick Standen Howell, RNR||10 Nov 1941||28 Feb 1943|
|7||T/Lt. Thomas Grange Hornsby, RNR||28 Feb 1943||25 Oct 1943|
|8||T/Lt. Colin Douglas Menzies Grierson, RNVR||25 Oct 1943|
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Notable events involving Stella Pegasi include:
5 Feb 1941
HMS Cachalot (Cdr. J.D. Luce, DSO, RN) departed Holy Loch for her 9th war patrol. She was ordered to lay a minefield off Norway. The position was to be signalled later.
As no log for this period is available no map can be displayed. (1)
3 Jan 1942
HrMs O 14 (Lt.Cdr. G. Quint, RNN(R)) departed Scapa Flow for her 4th war patrol. She was to proceed to a position of Hovden, Norway where she was to act as a beacon for the British destroyers HMS Inglefield (Capt. P. Todd, DSO, RN) and HMS Intrepid (Lt.Cdr. J.H. Lewes, DSC, RN), that were to conduct a raid on German shipping in that area [Operation Kitbag].
O 14 was escorted to the North-West of the Shetlands by the British ASW trawler HMS Stella Pegasi (T/Lt. F.S. Howell, RNR). (2)
- ADM 199/1827
- ADM 199/1856
- ADM 199/1826
- ADM 173/17407
- ADM 173/17408
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.