HMS Bonaventure (F 139)
Submarine Depot Ship
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Type||Submarine Depot Ship|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Greenock Dockyard Co. Ltd. (Greenock, Scotland)|
|Launched||27 Oct 1942|
Displacement: 10423 tons.
Depot ship for midget submarines.
Initialy served in home waters but went to the far east later in the war.
Commands listed for HMS Bonaventure (F 139)
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|1||Cdr. William Eric Banks, DSC, RN||8 Nov 1942||16 Apr 1943|
|2||A/Capt. Philip Quellyn Roberts, RN||16 Apr 1943||18 Jan 1944|
|3||Cdr. (retired) William Richmond Fell, DSC, OBE, RN||18 Jan 1944||Nov 1946|
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Notable events involving Bonaventure include:
- ADM 173/18638
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.