Allied Warships

HMS Southern Star (FY 329)

ASW Whaler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Whaler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 329 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched27 Jun 1930 
CommissionedAug 1940 
End service 

Completed in August 1930.
Whaler of Southern Whaling & Sealing Co. Ltd., Stanley, Falkland Islands, requisitioned by the Admiralty in March 1940.
Displacement: 340 tons.

Returned to owner in January 1946.


Commands listed for HMS Southern Star (FY 329)

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1Skr. Richard William Slater, RNR7 Aug 1940Sep 1942
2Skr. Green Innes, RNRSep 194212 Sep 1943
3Skr. Angus Mackay, RNR12 Sep 1943Dec 1944
4A/Ch.Skr. (A/Skr.Lt.) Sidney Christie, RNRDec 1944mid 1945

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