HMS Wellard (FY 137)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.)|
|Launched||15 May 1937|
Completed on 28 July 1937.
Lent to the United States Navy in February 1942.
Commands listed for HMS Wellard (FY 137)
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|1||Cdr. (retired) Cedric Naylor, DSO, DSC, RN||11 Sep 1939||16 Nov 1939|
|2||Lt. Arthur Denis White, RNR||14 Feb 1940||13 Jul 1940|
|3||Lt. Arthur Johnson, RNVR||13 Jul 1940||13 Apr 1941|
|4||Lt. (retired) Robert Fletcher Turnbull, RNR||13 Apr 1941||mid 1941|
|5||Lt. Stuart Faithful Fell, RANVR||mid 1941||14 Jul 1943|
|6||T/Lt. Graham Hellyer, RNVR||14 Jul 1943||Nov 1943|
|7||T/Lt. Harold Gott, RNVR||Nov 1943||mid 1944|
|8||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Harold Moxley Pinnell, RNVR||25 Oct 1944||11 May 1945|
|9||T/Lt. William Carl McDonnell, RNVR||11 May 1945|
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Notable events involving Wellard include:
31 Jan 1941
HMS H 43 (Lt. I.L.M. McGeogh, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Sabre (Lt. P.W. Gretton, DSC, RN), HMS Gladiolus (Lt.Cdr. H.M.C. Sanders, DSC, RNR) and HMS Wellard (Lt.Cdr. A. Johnson, RNVR). (1)
- ADM 173/16768
- File 2.12.03.6376 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- ADM 173/16760
- ADM 173/16732
- ADM 173/16786
- ADM 173/16795
- ADM 199/400
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.