HMS Stella Polaris (4.258)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.)|
|Launched||15 Oct 1936|
Completed in December 1936.
Returned to her owner in October 1945.
Commands listed for HMS Stella Polaris (4.258)
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|1||Skr.Lt. Sidney John Ward, DSC, RD, RNR||30 Sep 1940||11 Jul 1941|
|2||Skr. Thomas Normandale, RNR||11 Jul 1941||31 Mar 1944|
|3||T/S.Lt. Barry Mervyn Stacey, SANF(V)||31 Mar 1944||14 Mar 1945|
|4||T/Lt. David Hamilton Graham, RNZNVR||14 Mar 1945|
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Notable events involving Stella Polaris include:
21 Dec 1940
HMS Tigris (Lt.Cdr. H.F. Bone, DSO, DSC, RN) departed from Holy Loch escorted by HMS Stella Polaris (Skr.Lt. S.J. Ward, DSC, RD, RNR) for her 5th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Bay of Biscay. (1)
- ADM 199/1845
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.