HMS Overdale Wyke (FY 338)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.)|
|Launched||21 May 1924|
Completed in September 1924.
Transferred to the Ceylon Government in 1940.
Commands listed for HMS Overdale Wyke (FY 338)
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|1||T/Lt. Neil MacSween Waldman, RNR||25 Jan 1940||late 1941|
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Notable events involving Overdale Wyke include:
20 Feb 1944
HMS Overdale Wyke and HMS Fara pick up 36 survivors from the Greek merchant Epaminondas C. Embiricos that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-168 on 15 February north of the Addu Atoll in position 01°30'N, 73°00'E.