HMS Wuchang (F 30)
Submarine Depot Ship
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Type||Submarine Depot Ship|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Taikoo Dockyard and Engineering Co. (Hongkong)|
|Commissioned||12 May 1942|
Displacement: 3214 tons.
A shallow river steamer requisitioned by the Royal Navy at Singapore in 1941. While under conversion at Singapore she fled to Colombo and was commissioned there on 12 May 1942.
Returned to her owner in April 1946.
Commands listed for HMS Wuchang (F 30)
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|1||Lt. Frederick Andrew Kilburn, RNR||23 Jul 1942||ca.late 42|
|2||A/Capt. Robert Michael Gore Gambier, RN||29 May 1943||13 Oct 1943|
|3||A/Cdr. George Henry Reynolds, RN||13 Oct 1943||5 Feb 1944|
|4||Cdr. Maurice Kildare Cavenagh-Mainwaring, DSO, RN||5 Feb 1944||1 Apr 1945|
|5||T/A/Lt.Cdr. John Hazlett Loughead McCarter, SANF(V)||1 Apr 1945||mid 1945|
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