HMS Davy (FY 147)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.)|
|Launched||8 Jul 1936|
Completed on 20 August 1936.
Sold in 1945.
Commands listed for HMS Davy (FY 147)
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|1||Ch.Skr. Isaac Mackintosh, RNR||20 Nov 1939||4 Nov 1940|
|2||Skr. Charles Alfred Grimmer, RNR||4 Nov 1940||Jan 1942|
|3||Skr. William John Salisbury, RNR||Jan 1942||5 May 1944|
|4||A/Ch.Skr. Alexander Flett, RNR||5 May 1944|
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Notable events involving Davy include:
23 Jul 1941
HrMs O 14 (Lt.Cdr. G. Quint, RNN(R)) conducted A/S exercises at / off Scapa Flow with HMS Antelope (Lt.Cdr. R.B.N. Hicks, DSO, RN), ORP Kujawiak (Lt.Cdr. L. Lichodziejewski, ORP), HMS Davyk (Skr. C.A. Grimmer, RNR) and (the drifter) HMS Craigroy. (1)
12 Jun 1942
HMS P 45 (Lt. H.B. Turner, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Scapa Flow with HMS Speedwell (Lt.Cdr. J.J. Youngs, OBE, RD, RNR), ORP Slazak (Lt.Cdr. R. Nalecz-Tyminski, ORP), HMS Preston North End (Lt. K.A. Vasey, MBE, RNR) and HMS Davy (Skr. W.J. Salisbury, RNR). (2)
- File 2.12.03.6387 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- ADM 173/17407
- ADM 173/18389
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.