HMS Viviana (FY 238)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.)|
|Launched||23 Apr 1936|
Completed in June 1936.
Returned to her owner in May 1946.
Commands listed for HMS Viviana (FY 238)
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|1||Skr. Gunnar Lie Olesen, RNR||16 Dec 1939||mid 1941|
|2||Skr. George Henry Oliver, RNR||2 Jan 1942||mid 1942|
|3||T/Skr. Edward Arthur Read, RNR||mid 1942||16 Oct 1942|
|4||Skr. Robert Trueman, RNR||16 Oct 1942||1 Nov 1944|
|5||T/Lt. John Pierson Jones, RNVR||1 Nov 1944|
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Notable events involving Viviana include:
11 Jan 1940
HMS H 50 (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) J.R.G. Harvey, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Portland with HMS Viviana (Skr. G.L. Olesen, RNR) and another vessel [unable to read the name in the log of HMS H 50] (1)
9 Dec 1942
HMS P 614 (Lt. H.W. Wilkinson, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Freetown together with HMS Orfasy (T/A/Skr.Lt. G.A. Whichello, DSC, RNR), HMS Le Tiger (T/Lt. C.A. Hoodless, RNR) and HMS Viviana (Skr. R. Trueman, RNR). (2)
12 Dec 1942
HMS P 614 (Lt. H.W. Wilkinson, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Freetown together with HMS Hydrangea (A/Lt.Cdr. J.E. Woolfenden, RD, RNR), FFS Commandant Drogou, HMS Viviana (Skr. R. Trueman, RNR) and HMS Northern Isles (T/Lt. J.M. Baldry, RNVR). (2)
- ADM 173/16327
- ADM 173/17529
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.