HMS Shikari (D 85)
Destroyer of the Admiralty S class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Doxford Shipyard (Sunderland, U.K.)|
|Laid down||15 Jan 1918|
|Launched||14 Jul 1919|
Completed by Chatham Dockyard (Chatham,U.K.)
In 1941, ST Wilfred`s School, Exeter, Devon, U.K. Adopted HMS Shikari.
Scrapped by Cashmore, Newport, U.K. on 4 November 1945.
Commands listed for HMS Shikari (D 85)
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|1||Cdr. John Hext Lewis, RN||7 Jul 1939||27 Nov 1939|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Hugh Nicholas Aubyn Richardson, RN||27 Nov 1939||25 Sep 1941|
|3||Lt.Cdr. George Herbert Derik Williams, RN||25 Sep 1941||15 Mar 1943|
|4||Lt.Cdr. Denys Arthur Rayner, DSC, RNVR||15 Mar 1943||Oct 1943|
|5||Lt. Edward Harry Utten Cautley, RNVR||21 Mar 1944||12 Mar 1945|
|6||Lt. Edward Austin Tyrer, DSC, RN||12 Mar 1945||2 Jun 1945|
|7||J L Coatley, RN||20 Jun 1945||mid 1945|
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Noteable events involving Shikari include:
4 Jun 1940
HMS Shikari (Lt.Cdr. H.N.A. Richardson, RN) was the last ship to leave Dunkirk.