HMS King Sol (FY 235)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.)|
|Launched||7 Jul 1936|
Completed in September 1936.
Returned to her owner in December 1945.
Commands listed for HMS King Sol (FY 235)
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|1||Ch.Skr. Magnus Andrew Smith, RNR||16 Oct 1939||24 Oct 1939|
|2||Cdr. (retired) Napier Robert Peploe, OBE, RN||24 Oct 1939||Feb 1940|
|3||Lt. Thomas Tod Euman, RN||14 Mar 1940||20 Sep 1940|
|4||T/Lt. Albert William James, RNR||20 Sep 1940||1 Jan 1941|
|5||T/Lt. Graham Frederick Shove, RCNVR||1 Jan 1941||15 Nov 1941|
|6||Lt. Phillips Almond Read, RNR||15 Nov 1941||Sep 1943|
|7||T/Lt. Kenneth Chris Martin, RNVR||Sep 1943||early 1945|
|8||T/Lt. Herbert Harold Russell, RNVR||early 1945|
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Notable events involving King Sol include:
8 Dec 1942
HMS H 34 (Lt. G.M. Noll, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Llandudno (T/Lt. E.M. Betts, RNR), HMS King Sol (Lt. P.A. Read, RNR), HMS Lulworth (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) C. Gwinner, DSO, RN), HMCS Prescott (Lt. W. McIsaac, RCNVR), HMCS Galt (T/Lt. A.D. Landles, RCNR) and HMCS Wetaskiwin (T/A/Lt.Cdr. J.R. Kidston, RCNVR). (1)
- ADM 173/17244
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.