HMS Forth (F 04)
Submarine Depot Ship of the Maidstone class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Type||Submarine Depot Ship|
|Built by||John Brown Shipbuilding & Engineering Company Ltd. (Clydebank, Scotland)|
|Laid down||30 Jun 1937|
|Launched||11 Aug 1938|
|Commissioned||14 May 1939|
Based in home waters during the Second World War apart from a brief period in Halifax, Canada in 1941.
She left Singapore for the U.K. on 31 March 1971. She arrived back in the U.K. on 7 June 1971.
Commands listed for HMS Forth (F 04)
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|1||Capt. William Derek Stephens, RN||16 May 1939||30 Jan 1940|
|2||Capt. George Cunningham Paton Menzies, RN||30 Jan 1940||19 Jul 1941|
|3||Capt. Eric Barry Kenyon Stevens, DSO, DSC, RN||19 Jul 1941||12 Sep 1941|
|4||Capt. George Cunningham Paton Menzies, RN||12 Sep 1941||31 Dec 1941|
|5||Capt. Hugh Meynell Cyril Ionides, RN||31 Dec 1941||30 Apr 1943|
|6||Capt. Robert Spencer Warne, RN||30 Apr 1943||5 Feb 1945|
|7||Capt. Benjamin Bryant, DSO, DSC, RN||5 Feb 1945||11 May 1945|
|8||Capt. Lord Ashbourne, DSO, RN||11 May 1945||9 Sep 1945|
|9||Capt. Wilfrid John Wentworth Woods, DSO, RN||9 Sep 1945|
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