HMS Tasajera (F 125)
Tank landing ship of the Tasajera class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Type||Tank landing ship|
|Built by||Furness Shipbuilding Ltd. (Haverton Hill-on-Tees, U.K.) : North-East Marine (Wallsend)|
|Laid down||6 Aug 1937|
|Launched||3 Mar 1938|
Shallow draft tanker requisitioned in February 1941. Converted to Landing Ship Tank in 1941. Returned to owner in 1945 and reverted back to tanker.
Commands listed for HMS Tasajera (F 125)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. William Emerson Gelling, DSC, RD, RNR||14 Oct 1941||mid 1943|
|2||Lt. Sydney Kingsley Stretton, RNR||mid 1943||30 Oct 1944|
|3||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Reginald Cuthbert Pocock, RNR||30 Oct 1944||mid 1945|
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Notable events involving Tasajera include:
9 Jun 1942
HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) J.R.G. Harvey, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with HMS Breda (Capt.(Retd.) A. E. Johnston, RN) and HMS Tasajera (Lt.Cdr. W.E. Gelling, DSC, RD, RNR). (1)
- ADM 173/17337
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.