HMS Victrix (FY 224)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.)|
|Launched||15 Dec 1936|
Completed on 11 February 1937.
Returned to her owner in December 1945.
Commands listed for HMS Victrix (FY 224)
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|1||T/Lt. Robert Robertson Taylor, RNR||30 Sep 1940||1 May 1941|
|2||T/Lt. John Diack Craighead, RNR||May 1941||11 Aug 1943|
|3||T/Lt. Herbert Frederick Bothwell Ashby, RNVR||11 Aug 1943||11 Sep 1944|
|4||T/Lt. David Boyd Johnson, RNVR||11 Sep 1944||14 Feb 1945|
|5||T/Lt. Eric Neasham Dickinson, RNVR||14 Feb 1945|
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Notable events involving Victrix include:
1 Aug 1943
HMS Umbra (Lt. P.H. May, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Plymouth with HMCS Athabascan (Cdr. G.R. Miles, DSO, OBE, RCN), HMS Cattistock (Lt. R.G.D. Keddie, DSC, RN), HMS Cambridgeshire (T/Lt. H.F.B. Ashby, RNVR), HMS Ambrose Pare (Skr. J.W. Morris, RNR), HMS Victrix (T/Lt. J.D. Craighead, RNR) and HMS Kingston Andalusite (T/Lt. W.S. Lowe, RNVR). (2)
19 Jan 1944
HMS Una (T/L. P.S. Thirsk, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Stornoway with HMS Antares (Lt.Cdr. A.H. Diack, DSC and Bar, RN), HMS Clinton (Lt. K.A. Gadd, DSC, RNR) and HMS Victrix (T/Lt. R.H. McDonald, RNVR). (3)
- ADM 173/16629
- ADM 173/18331
- ADM 173/19188
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.