HMS Night Hawk (FY 1858)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.)|
|Launched||14 Aug 1915|
Completed in January 1916.
Returned to her owner in August 1946.
Commands listed for HMS Night Hawk (FY 1858)
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|1||T/Lt. Gilbert Paterson, RNVR||21 Nov 1939||mid/late40|
|2||T/Lt. Brian John Parmenter Kelly, DSC, RNVR||28 Mar 1941||15 Feb 1942|
|3||T/Lt. Ronald Edwin Taylor, RNVR||15 Feb 1942||9 May 1942|
|4||R N Simonsen, RNVR||9 May 1942||10 Jan 1944|
|5||T/Lt. John Colin Smith, RNVR||10 Jan 1944||late 1945|
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Notable events involving Night Hawk include:
24 Dec 1941
HMS H 28 (Lt. J.C. Ogle, DSC, RN) arrived at Falmouth. She had made rendez-vous around 0920 hours with HMS H 50 (Lt. E.T. Stanley, RN) and HMS Otway (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) J.R.G. Harvey, RN). THey were escorted in by the torpedo boat HrMs Z 5 (Lt. J.J. Steensma, RNN) and MS trawler HMS Fluellen (T/Lt. D.P. Richardson, RNVR).
After fuelling, provisioning and having effected some repairs H 28 departed Falmouth at 2100 to resume her patrol. She was escorted out until 2320 hours by HMS Night Hawk (T/Lt. B.J.P. Kelly, RNVR). (1)
- ADM 199/1828
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.