HMS Votary (P 29)
Submarine of the V class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Vickers Armstrong (Newcastle-on-Tyne, U.K.)|
|Ordered||17 Nov 1942|
|Laid down||21 Apr 1943|
|Launched||21 Aug 1944|
|Commissioned||13 Dec 1944|
|End service||Jul 1946|
Transferred to the Norwegian Navy in July 1946 and renamed Uthaug.
Commands listed for HMS Votary (P 29)
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|1||Lt. Peter Minet Staveley, RN||12 Sep 1944||Jul 1945 ?|
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Notable events involving Votary include:
13 Jan 1945
HMS Venturer (Lt. J.S. Launders, DSO, DSC and Bar, RN) and HMS Votary (Lt. P.M. Staveley, RN) both departed Holy Loch for Lerwick / Scapa Flow. They anchored for the night in Carradale Bay. (1)
14 Jan 1945
HMS Venturer (Lt. J.S. Launders, DSO, DSC and Bar, RN) and HMS Votary (Lt. P.M. Staveley, RN) both departed Carradale Bay to continue their passage north escorted by HMS Hastings (A/Cdr. E.A. Stocker, DSC, RN). (1)
15 Apr 1945
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN), HMS Votary (Lt. P.M. Staveley, RN) and HMS Seraph (Lt. T. Russell-Walling, RN) departed Tobermory for Loch Alsh. They were escorted by HMS Loch Tarbert (T/A/Lt.Cdr. G. Butcher, DSC, RNVR). (3)
- ADM 173/20260
- ADM 173/20037
- ADM 173/20127
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.