HMS Sicyon (FY 669)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.)|
|Launched||2 Dec 1929|
Completed on 8 January 1930.
Returned to her owner in July 1946.
Commands listed for HMS Sicyon (FY 669)
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|1||Skr. William Masson, RNR||17 Oct 1939||10 Feb 1941|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Leslie Alfred Hill, DSC, RD, RNR||10 Feb 1941||mid/late41|
|3||T/Lt. John Henry Vernon Docwra, RNVR||mid/late41||4 Aug 1943|
|4||T/Lt. Richard Flint Hawthorn, RNVR||4 Aug 1943||5 Oct 1943|
|5||James Bruce, RNVR||5 Oct 1943||mid 1945|
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Notable events involving Sicyon include:
17 Jul 1940
HMS Sicyon picks up 21 survivors from the Swedish merchant O.A. Brodin that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-57 earlier that day 15 miles northwest of Noup Head, Orkneys in position 59°22'N, 03°40'W.
24 Jan 1944
HMS Sunfish (Lt. H.J. Bartlett, DSC, RN) and HMS Vox (Lt. J.M. Michell, RN) departed Scapa Flow for Rothesay and Holy Loch respectively. They were escorted by HMS Sicyon (T/Lt. J. Bruce, RNVR). (1)
- ADM 173/18885
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