Allied Warships

HMS Redpole (U 69)

Sloop of the Modified Black Swan class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeSloop
ClassModified Black Swan 
PennantU 69 
Built byYarrow Shipbuilders Ltd. (Scotstoun, Scotland) 
Ordered27 Mar 1941 
Laid down18 May 1942 
Launched25 Feb 1943 
Commissioned24 Jun 1943 
End service 
History

Scrapped 20 November 1960.

 

Commands listed for HMS Redpole (U 69)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Ian Montague Carss, DSC, RNMay 1943Jun 1944
2Lt.Cdr. Edward John Lee, RNJun 1944mid 1946

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Notable events involving Redpole include:


10 Jan 1945
HMS Vox (Lt. J.M. Michell, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Colombo with HMS Redpole (Lt.Cdr. E.J. Lee, RN). (1)

11 Jan 1945
HMS Vox (Lt. J.M. Michell, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Colombo with HMS Redpole (Lt.Cdr. E.J. Lee, RN). (1)

16 Jun 1945
HMS Vox (Lt. W.E.I. Littlejohn, DSC, RANVR) conducted A/S exercises off Sydney with HMS Redpole (Lt.Cdr. E.J. Lee, RN). (2)

17 Jun 1945
HMS Vox (Lt. W.E.I. Littlejohn, DSC, RANVR) conducted A/S exercises off Sydney with HMS Redpole (Lt.Cdr. E.J. Lee, RN). (2)

18 Jun 1945
HMS Vox (Lt. W.E.I. Littlejohn, DSC, RANVR) conducted A/S exercises off Sydney with HMS Redpole (Lt.Cdr. E.J. Lee, RN). (2)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/20348
  2. ADM 173/20353

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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