HMS Towy (K 294)
Frigate of the River class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Smiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.)|
|Ordered||20 May 1942|
|Laid down||3 Sep 1942|
|Launched||4 Mar 1943|
|Commissioned||10 Jun 1943|
Scrapped 27 July 1956.
Commands listed for HMS Towy (K 294)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. (retired) John Byron, DSC, RNR||26 Apr 1943||24 Jul 1943|
|2||Cdr. Martin James Evans, OBE, RN||24 Jul 1943||3 May 1944|
|3||Cdr. Hugh Valentine King, DSO, OBE, RN||3 May 1944||10 Apr 1945|
|4||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Stephen Sparrow, RNVR||10 Apr 1945||24 Jun 1945|
|5||P. W. R. Reid, RN||24 Jun 1945||late 1945|
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Notable events involving Towy include:
16 Nov 1943
HMS H 33 (Lt. D.G. Kent, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Towy (Cdr. M.J Evans, OBE, RN), HMS Scarborough (Lt.Cdr. E.B. Carnduff, RN), USS Bull, USS Schmitt and USS Frament. (1)
5 Dec 1943
HMS H 32 (Lt. K.S. Renshaw, DSC, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Towy (Cdr. M.J Evans, OBE, RN), FFS Roselys, ORP Burza (Cdr. F. Pitulko, ORP), HMS Narcissus (T/Lt. G.T.S. Clampitt, RNR) and HMS Orchis (T/Lt. B.W. Harris, RNVR). (2)
5 Dec 1943
HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena, RNN(R)) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Towy (Cdr. M.J Evans, OBE, RN), ORP Burza (Cdr. F. Pitulko, ORP) and FFS Lobelia. (3)
- ADM 173/17788
- ADM 173/17777
- File 2.12.03.6384 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- ADM 173/18527
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.