HMS Southern Wave (FY 325)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Smiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.)|
|Launched||5 Jun 1925|
Completed in July 1925.
Returned to owner in December 1945.
Commands listed for HMS Southern Wave (FY 325)
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and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.
|1||Skr. Wilfred Sidney Flowers, RNR||12 Aug 1940||25 Jul 1941|
|2||Skr. Joseph Trone Hindmarsh Fairbairn, RNR||25 Jul 1941||Nov 1941|
|3||Skr. John May, RNR||Nov 1941||Feb 1942|
|4||A/Skr.Lt. Joseph Trone Hindmarsh Fairbairn, RNR||Feb 1942||30 Aug 1943|
|5||Skr. Jack Tinkler Brocksom, RNR||30 Aug 1943||late 1945|
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Notable events involving Southern Wave include:
10 Dec 1941
HrMs O 9 (Lt.Cdr. H.A.W. Goossens, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Cape Mariato (T/Lt. H.T.S. Clouston, RNVR), HMS Rye (Lt. J.A. Pearson, DSC, RNR), HMS Tynwald (A/Capt. (retired) F.T. Peters, DSO, DSC, RN) and HMS Southern Wave (Skr. J. May, RNR). (2)
- ADM 173/16332
- File 2.12.03.6369 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.