Frank Albert Wicker, RNVR

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Ranks

5 Jan 1940 T/S.Lt.
5 Jan 1941 T/Lt.
22 Jan 1959 Lt.Cdr.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Frank Albert Wicker, RNVR


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS H 50 (N 50)T/Lt.Submarine28 Dec 19436 Jun 1944
HMS Uther (P 62)T/Lt.Submarine25 May 194425 May 1944
HMS Sturdy (ii) (P 248)T/Lt.Submarine4 Feb 194519 Dec 1945

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Submarine HMS H 50 (N 50)


19 Feb 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) departed Sheerness for Portsmouth. She was escorted by FFS Chasseur 10 until 1600 hours when HMS ML 215 (T/Lt. A.M.S. Aird, RNVR) took over. (1)

20 Feb 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) arrived at Portsmouth. (1)

22 Feb 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted independent exercises off Portsmouth. (1)

24 Feb 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted independent exercises off Portsmouth. (1)

25 Feb 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) shifted from Portsmouth to Portland. She was escorted by FFS Chasseur 10. (1)

26 Feb 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) shifted from Portland to Plymouth. (1)

29 Feb 1944
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) departed Plymouth for Rothesay. She was escorted by HMS Kihna (A/Cdr.(Retd.) A.R.W. Sayle, RD, RNR). (1)

2 Mar 1944
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) arrived at Rothesay. (2)

6 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) shifted from Rothesay to Campbeltown. (2)

8 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR) and HMS Spaniel. (2)

9 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Boarhound (A/Ch.Skr. A. Keable, RNR) and HMS Spaniel. (2)

10 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR) and HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. H. Crighton, RNR). (2)

12 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR). (2)

13 Mar 1944
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (2)

14 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS Spaniel. (2)

15 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Bretwalda (Skr. J.B. Henderson, RNR) and HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. H. Crighton, RNR). (2)

16 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Valena (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A. McKinlay, RNR). (2)

19 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, DSC, RD, RNR). (2)

20 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR) and HMS Spaniel. (2)

21 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Bretwalda (Skr. J.B. Henderson, RNR) and HMS Tuscarora (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) H.T. Pitt, RN). (2)

22 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Valena (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A. McKinlay, RNR). (2)

23 Mar 1944
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Valena (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A. McKinlay, RNR). (2)

24 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) departed Campbeltown for Londonderry. She was escorted by HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR). (2)

25 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) arrived at Londonderry. (2)

26 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMCS Chilliwack (T/A/Lt.Cdr. C.R. Coughlin, RCNVR), HMCS St. Laurent (Lt.Cdr. G.H. Stephen, OBE, DSC, RCNR), HMCS Halifax (T/Lt. M.F. Oliver, RCNR), HMCS Chaudiere (A/Lt.Cdr. C.P. Nixon, RCN), HMCS Fennel (A/Lt.Cdr. W.P. Moffat, RCNVR), HMCS St. Catharines (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A.F. Pickard, RCNR) and HMCS Morden (T/Lt. E.C. Smith, RCNVR). (2)

27 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMCS St. Laurent (Lt.Cdr. G.H. Stephen, OBE, DSC, RCNR) and HMCS Assiniboine (A/Lt.Cdr. R.P. Welland, DSC, RCN). (2)

30 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Dahlia (Lt. G.V. Ward, DSC, RNR) and aircraft. (2)

31 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Dahlia (Lt. G.V. Ward, DSC, RNR). (2)

1 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Dahlia (Lt. G.V. Ward, DSC, RNR). (3)

7 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMCS Stormont (T/Skr.Lt. G.A. Myra, RCNR), HMCS Matane (Lt.Cdr. A.F.C. Layard, DSO, RN), HMCS Swansea (A/Cdr. C.A. King, DSO, DSC, RCNR) and HMCS Owen Sound (T/Skr.Lt. J.M. Watson, RCNR). (3)

9 Apr 1944
During the night of 9/10 April 1944, HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR), participated A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with aircraft. (3)

15 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
During the night of 15/16 April 1944, HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR), participated A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with aircraft. (3)

17 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
During the night of 17/18 April 1944, HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR), participated A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with aircraft. (3)

17 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
During the night of 17/18 April 1944, HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR), participated A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with aircraft. (3)

18 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMCS Dauphin (T/Lt. M.H. Wallace, RCNR) and HMS Wellington (Cdr. G.A. Thring, DSO, RN). (3)

19 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMCS Rosthern (T/Lt. S.R.P. Annet, RCNVR). (3)

20 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMCS Dunver (Lt.Cdr. G.H. Stephen, OBE, DSC, RCNR), HMCS Dauphin (T/Lt. M.H. Wallace, RCNR), HMCS Rosthern (T/Lt. S.R.P. Annet, RCNVR) and HMCS Long Branch (T/A/Lt.Cdr. R.J.G. Johnson, RCNVR). (3)

21 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with ships from the United States Navy. (3)

26 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMCS Summerside (T/Lt. G. St. A.Mongenais, RCNVR), HMS Mignonette (Lt. H.H. Brown, DSC, RNR), HMS Rochester (Cdr. H.V. King, OBE, DSO, RN) and HMS Scarborough (Lt.Cdr. E.B. Carnduff, RN). (3)

27 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Towy (Cdr. M.J Evans, OBE, RN), HMCS Kitchener (T/Lt. J.E. Moles, RCNVR) and aircraft. (3)

30 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with aircraft. (3)

1 May 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with ships from Escort Group B 4. (4)

5 May 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Borage (Lt. W.S. MacDonald, DSC, RNVR) and HMS Dianella (T/Lt. J.F. Tognola, RNR). (4)

8 May 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMCS St. Laurent (Lt.Cdr. A.G. Boulton, RCNVR), HMCS Gatineau (Lt.Cdr. H.V.W. Groos, RCN), HMS Sunflower (T/A/Lt.Cdr. L.H. Stammers, RNVR), HMCS Mayflower (T/Lt. D.S. Martin, RCNR) and HMCS Drumheller (T/Lt. H.R. Beck, RCNR). (4)

9 May 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMCS Saskatchewan (T/Lt.Cdr. A.H. Easton, DSC, RCNR), HMCS Skeena (A/Lt.Cdr. P.F.X. Russell, RCN) and HMCS Qa'Appelle (Cdr. A.M. McKillop, RN). (4)

10 May 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with (at least) HMCS Brandon (T/Lt. H.E. McArthur, RCNVR). (4)

11 May 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with (at least) HMCS Brandon (T/Lt. H.E. McArthur, RCNVR). (4)

12 May 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Smilax (Lt. A. Branson, RNR), HMS Wallflower (Lt. G.R. Greaves, RNR) and HMS Pink (Lt. W.K. Tadman, RNR) and HMCS Louisburg (T/Lt. J.B. Elmsley, RCNVR). (4)

16 May 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Icarus (Lt.Cdr. R. Dyer, RN) and HMS Havelock (Lt.Cdr. R. Hart, DSC and Bar, RN). (4)

19 May 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) shifted from Londonderry for Rothesay. She was escorted by HMS Kihna (A/Cdr.(Retd.) A.R.W. Sayle, RD, RNR). (4)

26 May 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (4)

28 May 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) shifted from Rothesay to Campbeltown. (4)

30 May 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Mermaid (Lt.Cdr. J.P. Mosse, RN) and HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR). (4)

31 May 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, DSC, RD, RNR). (4)

1 Jun 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, DSC, RD, RNR) and HMS Ambuscade (Lt. H. Hutchinson, RN). (5)

2 Jun 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with aircraft. (5)

4 Jun 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. C.A. Collins, RNR). (5)

5 Jun 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Ambuscade (Lt. H. Hutchinson, RN) and HMS La Cordeliere (Lt.Cdr. A.J.G. Barff, RNR). (5)


Submarine HMS Sturdy (ii) (P 248)


4 Feb 1945
HMS Sturdy (Lt. W.St.G. Anderson, DSC, RNR) ended her 6th war patrol (5th in the Far East and 3rd in the South-West Pacific area) at Fremantle, Australia. (6)

14 Feb 1945
HMS Sturdy (T/Lt. F.A. Wicker, RNVR) is put on the slipway at Fremantle. (7)

16 Feb 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Sturdy (T/Lt. F.A. Wicker, RNVR) is put back in the water. (7)

23 Feb 1945
HMS Sturdy (T/Lt. F.A. Wicker, RNVR) departed Fremantle for her 7th war patrol (6th in the Far East and 4th in the South-West Pacific area). She was ordered to patrol South of the lesser Sunda Islands and later to the North of these islands.

For the daily and attack positions of HMS Sturdy during this patrol see the map below.


View HMS Sturdy 7th war patrol in a larger map (6)

26 Feb 1945
HMS Sturdy (T/Lt. F.A. Wicker, RNVR) arrived at Exmouth Gulf.

27 Feb 1945
After fuelling HMS Sturdy (T/Lt. F.A. Wicker, RNVR) departed Exmouth Gulf for her patrol area. (6)

5 Mar 1945
HMS Sturdy (T/Lt. F.A. Wicker, RNVR) sank two small Japanese landing craft with gunfire south of Sumbawa Island, Netherlands East Indies.

(All times are zone -8
0720 hours - Sighted two landing craft to seaward.

0757 hours - Surfaced for gun action in position 08°55'S, 118°58'E.

0807 hours - Both landing craft were now awash after expanding 24 rounds of 3" and 4 pans of Oerlikon. Dived upon completion of the action. Did not take prisoners so early in the patrol. (6)

11 Mar 1945
During the night of 11 / 12 March 1945 HMS Sturdy (T/Lt. F.A. Wicker, RNVR) passed through Lombok Strait Northbound. (6)

12 Mar 1945 (position -7.57, 117.35)
HMS Sturdy (T/Lt. F.A. Wicker, RNVR) is detected by Japanese A/S vessels North of Sumbawa Island, Netherlands East Indies. 16 Depth charges were dropped but no damage was done to Sturdy.

(All times are zone -8)
2117 hours - In position 07°57'S, 117°35'E the Officer of the Watch sighted black smoke ahead. Range on sighting was 7000 to 8000 yards. Soon after a second darkened ship was sighted beyond the first. They were very difficult to see against the almost black horizon. There was also no radar contact until ......

2116 hours - Radar contact at 4200 yards and closing.

2119 hours - Range was now 3800 yards. Dived. When shutting the hatch Lt. Wicker sighted a gun flash.

2134 hours - A pattern of 9 depth charges was dropped. They were set at a shallow setting, Sturdy was already at 150 feet. These were followed by 7 more depth charges but these were further away.

0134 hours (13th) - Surfaced. Nothing in sight. Proceeded to the North East to charge. (6)

15 Mar 1945 (position -6.36, 119.38)
HMS Sturdy (T/Lt. F.A. Wicker, RNVR) attacked a Japanese minelayer with 6 torpedoes in the Flores Sea. No hits were obtained.

The target was most likely the Japanese minelayer Wakataka (1608 tons, built 1941, offsite link).

(All times are zone -8)
1240 hours - Sighted the mast throught the periscope bearing 330°.

1241 hours - Dived and started attack. Shortly afterwards the target was seen to be a Japanese minelayer zig-zagging on a main course of 150°, speed 10 knots.

1333 hours - When about to open fire at 1500 yards the target altered towards. Sturdy went to 70 feet.

1338 hours - The target passed overhead. Lt. Wicker altered course to obtain a new firing position.

1348 hours - At periscope depth again. The target was now 3000 yards away bearing 220°.

1350 hours - In position 06°36'S, 119°38'E fired six torpedoes. No hits were obtained. Sturdy meanwhile went deep (250 feet).

1359 hours - A pattern of 5 depth charges was dropped.

1422 hours - 6 More depth charges were dropped.

1429 hours - 3 More depth charges were dropped.

1543 hours - Returned to periscope depth. Nothing in sight. Decided to remain dived and reload.

1925 hours - Surfaced. (6)

22 Mar 1945
HMS Sturdy (T/Lt. F.A. Wicker, RNVR) passed through Lombok Strait Southbound. (6)

29 Mar 1945
HMS Sturdy (T/Lt. F.A. Wicker, RNVR) ended her 7th war patrol (6th in the Far East and 4th in the South-West Pacific area) at Fremantle, Australia. (6)

4 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Sturdy (T/Lt. F.A. Wicker, RNVR) is put on the slipway at Fremantle. (7)

5 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Sturdy (T/Lt. F.A. Wicker, RNVR) is put back in the water. (7)

14 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Sturdy (T/Lt. F.A. Wicker, RNVR) was docked at Fremantle. She was undocked later the same day. (7)

19 Apr 1945
HMS Sturdy (T/Lt. F.A. Wicker, RNVR) departed Fremantle for her 8th war patrol (7th in the Far East and 5th in the South-West Pacific area). She was ordered to patrol in the Java Sea and to proceed to Trincomalee upon completion of the patrol.

For the daily positions of HMS Sturdy during this patrol see the map below.


View HMS Sturdy 8th war patrol in a larger map (6)

22 Apr 1945
HMS Sturdy (T/Lt. F.A. Wicker, RNVR) arrived at Exmouth Gulf. (6)

23 Apr 1945
After fuelling HMS Sturdy (T/Lt. F.A. Wicker, RNVR) departed Exmouth Gulf for her patrol area. (6)

26 Apr 1945
HMS Sturdy (T/Lt. F.A. Wicker, RNVR) attempted to pass through Lombok Strait Northbound dived during daylight hours. Due to the strong current the attempt had to be abandoned. (6)

27 Apr 1945
HMS Sturdy (T/Lt. F.A. Wicker, RNVR) made the Northbound passage through Lombok Strait on the surface during the early hours of the night. (6)

14 May 1945
HMS Sturdy (T/Lt. F.A. Wicker, RNVR) ended her 8th war patrol (7th in the Far East and 5th in the South-West Pacific area) at Trincomalee. (6)

18 May 1945
HMS Sturdy (T/Lt. F.A. Wicker, RNVR) departed Trincomalee for Aden. This is the first leg of the passage to the U.K. where Sturdy is to refit. (8)

28 May 1945
HMS Sturdy (T/Lt. F.A. Wicker, RNVR) arrived at Aden. (8)

29 May 1945
HMS Sturdy (T/Lt. F.A. Wicker, RNVR) departed Aden for Port Said. (8)

3 Jun 1945
HMS Sturdy (T/Lt. F.A. Wicker, RNVR) arrived at Suez. (8)

4 Jun 1945
HMS Sturdy (T/Lt. F.A. Wicker, RNVR) transited the Suez Canal and arrived at Port Said. (8)

7 Jun 1945
HMS Sturdy (T/Lt. F.A. Wicker, RNVR) departed Port Said for Malta. (8)

11 Jun 1945
HMS Sturdy (T/Lt. F.A. Wicker, RNVR) arrived at Malta. She departed for Gibraltar later the same day. (8)

16 Jun 1945
HMS Sturdy (T/Lt. F.A. Wicker, RNVR) arrived at Gibraltar. (8)

17 Jun 1945
HMS Sturdy (T/Lt. F.A. Wicker, RNVR) departed Gibraltar for Portsmouth. (8)

21 Jun 1945
HMS Sturdy (T/Lt. F.A. Wicker, RNVR) arrived at Portsmouth.

On 19 August 1945 she departed for Sheerness where she was was to refit. (8)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/18525
  2. ADM 173/18526
  3. ADM 173/18527
  4. ADM 173/18528
  5. ADM 173/18529
  6. ADM 199/1873B
  7. ADM 199/1919
  8. ADM 199/2571

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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