HMS Soika (FY 1775)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Smiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.)|
|Launched||22 Jul 1925|
Completed in August 1925.
Returned to owner in October 1945.
Commands listed for HMS Soika (FY 1775)
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and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.
|1||W Geddes, RNR||17 Sep 1940||early 1941|
|2||T/S.Lt. Malcolm Harry Riddick, RNR||Sep 1941||14 Nov 1941|
|3||T/Lt. Charles Forrester Bailey, RNVR||14 Nov 1941||11 Apr 1942|
|4||T/Lt. John McDonald Ruttan, RCNVR||11 Apr 1942||28 Jul 1942|
|5||Skr. James Thomson, RNR||28 Jul 1942||9 Dec 1942|
|6||T/Skr. Ezra Heaton Brooks, RNR||9 Dec 1942||Jun 1944|
|7||T/A/Ch.Skr. Robert Charles Allen, DSC, RNR||1 Jun 1944||Oct 1944 (1)|
|8||T/Skr. Arthur Guy Seaman, RNR||Oct 1944||mid 1945|
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Notable events involving Soika include:
All ships then departed Lindi later the same day. (2)
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.