Allied Warships

HMS L 26 (N 26)

Submarine of the L class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassL 
PennantN 26 
Built byVickers (Barrow-in-Furness, U.K.) 
OrderedDec 1916 
Laid down 1917 
Launched29 May 1919 
Commissioned12 Oct 1926 
End service21 Dec 1944 
History

Completed at Chatham Dockyard (Chatham, U.K.).

Decommissioned on 21 December 1944.
Expended as a target of the Canadian coast on 25 September 1945.

 

Commands listed for HMS L 26 (N 26)

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CommanderFromTo
Charles Walderne St Clair Lambert, RN
1Lt.Cdr. Frank Woodgate Lipscomb, OBE, RN19 Apr 193811 Mar 1940
2Lt. Patrick Lainson Field, RN11 Mar 1940Jul 1940
3Lt. John Bertram de Betham Kershaw, RNJul 1940late 1940
4Lt. Richard Prendergast Raikes, RNlate 194021 Feb 1941
5Lt. Stephen Lynch Conway Maydon, RN21 Feb 194124 Apr 1941
6Lt. Michael Beauchamp St. John, RN24 Apr 19411 Oct 1941
7Lt. Geoffrey Deryck Nicholson Milner, RN1 Oct 19419 Jan 1942
8Lt. Henry Denys Verschoyle, DSC, RN9 Jan 19427 Jun 1942
9Lt. Cyril Astell Pardoe, RNR7 Jun 194229 Jul 1942
10Lt. Henry Denys Verschoyle, DSC, RN29 Jul 19422 Aug 1943
11Lt. Andrew George Prideaux, DSC, RN2 Aug 194314 Oct 1944
12Lt. Richard Thomas Sallis, DSC, RN14 Oct 194421 Dec 1944

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Notable events involving L 26 include:


Wreckage of L26 rediscovered during the 1998/1999 investigation of Swiss-air flight 111 crash. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_L26 http://youtu.be/ULvDoh1KMw0 (1)

The history of HMS L 26 as compiled on this page is extracted from the patrol reports and logbooks of this submarine.

This page was last updated in February 2019.

31 Aug 1939
HMS L 26 (Lt.Cdr. F.W. Lipscomb, OBE, RN) departed Blyth for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the North Sea.

For the daily positions of HMS L 26 during this patrol see the map below.

(2)

13 Sep 1939
HMS L 26 (Lt.Cdr. F.W. Lipscomb, OBE, RN) ended her 1st war patrol at Blyth. (3)

19 Sep 1939
HMS L 26 (Lt.Cdr. F.W. Lipscomb, OBE, RN) is docked at Blyth. (3)

21 Sep 1939
HMS L 26 (Lt.Cdr. F.W. Lipscomb, OBE, RN) is undocked. (3)

30 Sep 1939
HMS L 26 (Lt.Cdr. F.W. Lipscomb, OBE, RN) departed Blyth for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the North Sea.

For the daily positions of HMS L 26 during this patrol see the map below.

(2)

11 Oct 1939
HMS L 26 (Lt.Cdr. F.W. Lipscomb, OBE, RN) ended her 2nd war patrol at Blyth. (4)

14 Oct 1939
HMS L 26 (Lt.Cdr. F.W. Lipscomb, OBE, RN) shifted from Blyth to Rosyth. (5)

28 Oct 1939
HMS L 26 (Lt.Cdr. F.W. Lipscomb, OBE, RN) departed Rosyth for her 3rd war patrol. She is ordered to patrol in the North Sea.

[As there is no log available for this period and the patrol report does not give daily positions, no map can be displayed.] (2)

7 Nov 1939
At 1648 hours, HMS Cachalot (Lt.Cdr. S.W.F. Bennetts, RN), made rendez-vous with HMS Seal (Lt.Cdr. R.P. Lonsdale, RN), HMS L 26 (Lt.Cdr. F.W. Lipscomb, OBE, RN) and their escort towards Portsmouth, HMS Boadicea (Lt.Cdr. G.B. Kingdon, RN) near the North Goodwin light vessel. (6)

8 Nov 1939
HMS L 26 (Lt.Cdr. F.W. Lipscomb, OBE, RN) ended her 3rd war patrol at Portsmouth where she was immediately taken in hand for refit.

From completion of her refit in the second week of January 1940 she participated in submarine training at Portsmouth (training classes).

[As no log is available for this period no further details regarding this training can be provided.] (5)

10 May 1940
HMS L 26 (Lt. P.L. Field, RN) departed Portsmouth for her 4th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the North Sea.

For the daily positions of HMS L 26 during this patrol see the map below.

(2)

18 May 1940
At 0450 hours, in position 52°23'N, 03°05'E, HMS L 26 (Lt. P.L. Field, RN), found an open boat containing one women and eight men. They came from IJmuiden, the Netherlands and were taken on board.

HMS L 26 ended her 4th war patrol at Harwich later the same day. (2)

22 May 1940
HMS L 26 (Lt. P.L. Field, RN) departed Harwich for her 5th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the North Sea.

[As there is no log available for this period and the patrol report does not give daily positions, no map can be displayed.] (4)

31 May 1940
HMS L 26 (Lt. P.L. Field, RN) ended her 5th war patrol at Harwich. (4)

1 Jun 1940
HMS L 26 (Lt. P.L. Field, RN) shifted from Harwich to Sheerness. (4)

2 Jun 1940
HMS L 26 (Lt. P.L. Field, RN) is docked at the Sheerness Dockyard for repairs.

[The date of undocking is currently not known to us.] (4)

18 Jun 1940
HMS L 26 (Lt. P.L. Field, RN) departed Sheerness for Dundee. She made the passage in a convoy. (5)

20 Jun 1940
HMS L 26 (Lt. P.L. Field, RN) arrived at Dundee. (5)

27 Jun 1940
HMS L 26 (Lt. P.L. Field, RN) departed Dundee for Scapa Flow. She was escorted by HrMs Z 5 (Lt.Cdr. W. van Lier, RNN) arrive Dundee. (4)

28 Jun 1940
HMS L 26 (Lt. P.L. Field, RN) arrived at Scapa Flow to participate in A/S training exercises.

[As there are no logs available for this period, no further details can be given.] (4)

28 Jul 1940
HrMs O 23 (Lt.Cdr. G.B.M. van Erkel, RNN) and her escort, the the Dutch torpedo boat HrMs Z 6 (Lt.Cdr. A.C. Lunbeck, RNN) departs Stornoway for Rosyth.

Off Scapa Flow they were joined by the British submarine HMS L 26 (Lt. P.L. Field, RN) which had just departed from there also for Rosyth. (7)

29 Jul 1940
HMS L 26 (Lt. P.L. Field, RN) arrived at Rosyth. (5)

29 Jul 1940
HrMs O 23 (Lt.Cdr. G.B.M. van Erkel, RNN), HMS L 26 (Lt. P.L. Field, RN) and their escort, the the Dutch torpedo boat HrMs Z 6 (Lt.Cdr. A.C. Lunbeck, RNN) arrive at Rosyth. (7)

3 Aug 1940
HMS L 26 (Lt. J.B.de B. Kershaw, RN) shifted from Rosyth to Dundee. (5)

7 Aug 1940
HMS L 26 (Lt. J.B. de B. Kershaw, RN) is docked at Dundee. (4)

8 Aug 1940
HMS L 26 (Lt. J.B. de B. Kershaw, RN) is undocked. (4)

11 Aug 1940
HMS L 26 (Lt. J.B. de B. Kershaw, RN) departed Dundee for Scapa Flow. She was escorted by HrMs Z 5 (Lt.Cdr. W. van Lier, RNN). (4)

12 Aug 1940
HMS L 26 (Lt. J.B. de B. Kershaw, RN) arrived at Scapa Flow to participate in A/S training exercises.

[As there are no logs available for this period, no further details can be given.] (4)

8 Sep 1940
HMS L 26 (Lt. J.B. de B. Kershaw, RN) departed Scapa Flow for Dundee. (5)

9 Sep 1940
HMS L 26 (Lt. J.B. de B. Kershaw, RN) arrived at Dundee. While entering the lock gates she damaged herself. (8)

14 Sep 1940
HMS L 26 (Lt. J.B. de B. Kershaw, RN) is docked at Dundee for repairs to the hydroplanes. (4)

18 Sep 1940
HMS L 26 (Lt. J.B. de B. Kershaw, RN) is undocked. (4)

20 Sep 1940
HMS L 26 (Lt. J.B. de B. Kershaw, RN) is docked at Dundee. (4)

18 Oct 1940
HMS L 26 (Lt. J.B. de B. Kershaw, RN) is undocked. (4)

26 Oct 1940
HMS L 26 (Lt. J.B. de B. Kershaw, RN) departed Dundee for Scapa Flow. (4)

27 Oct 1940
HMS L 26 (Lt. J.B. de B. Kershaw, RN) arrived at Scapa Flow to participate in A/S training exercises.

[As there are no logs available for this period, no further details can be given.] (4)

10 Dec 1940
HMS L 26 (Lt. J.B. de B. Kershaw, RN) departed Scapa Flow for Dundee. (4)

11 Dec 1940
HMS L 26 (Lt. J.B. de B. Kershaw, RN) arrived at Dundee. (4)

26 Dec 1940
HMS L 26 shifted from Dundee to Rosyth where she was to participate in A/S exercises.

[As there are no logs available for this period, no further details can be given.] (5)

13 Feb 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. R.P. Raikes, RN) shifted from Rosyth to Dundee. En-route she was attacked by a German Ju-88 bomber which dropped four bombs but they fell wide and caused no damage. (9)

17 Mar 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. S.L.C. Maydon, RN) departed Dundee for Rothesay. She was escorted by HMS White Bear (Cdr.(Retd.) C.C. Flemming, RN). (10)

18 Mar 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. S.L.C. Maydon, RN) arrived at Rothesay. (10)

20 Mar 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. S.L.C. Maydon, RN) conducted A/S exercises in the Clyde area with HMS Legion (Cdr. R.F. Jessel, RN). (10)

20 Mar 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. S.L.C. Maydon, RN) conducted A/S exercises in the Clyde area with HMS Legion (Cdr. R.F. Jessel, RN). (10)

21 Mar 1941
During 21/22 March 1941, HMS Oberon (Lt.Cdr. E.F. Pizey, DSC, RN), HMS H 44 (Lt. W.N.R. Knox, DSC, RN) and HMS L 26 (Lt. S.L.C. Maydon, RN) all conducted exercises off Campbeltown with each other.

Upon completion of these exercises HMS Oberon and HMS L 26 proceeded to Rothesay, HMS H 44 proceeded to Campbeltown. (11)

22 Mar 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. S.L.C. Maydon, RN) departed Rothesay for her 6th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Bay of Biscay.

Passage south through the Irish Sea was made together with HMS Torbay (Lt.Cdr. A.C.C. Miers, RN), HMS Tuna (Lt.Cdr. M.K. Cavenagh-Mainwaring, DSO, RN) and HMS Taku (Lt. J.F.B. Brown, RN). They were escorted by the Free French minesweeper FFS La Moqueuse.

[As there is no log available for this period and the patrol report does not give daily positions, no map can be displayed.] (2)

13 Apr 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. S.L.C. Maydon, RN) ended her 6th war patrol at Falmouth.

She proceeded to Plymouth later the same day for repairs at the Devonport Dockyard. (12)

20 May 1941
With her repairs completed, HMS L 26 (Lt. M.B. St. John, RN), departed Plymouth for Rothesay. She was escorted by HrMs Z 5 (Lt. J.J. Steensma, RNN). (13)

22 May 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. M.B. St. John, RN) arrived at Rothesay. (13)

25 May 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. M.B. St. John, RN) shifted from Rothesay to Tobermory. She was escorted by HMS Tarantella (T/Lt. the Hon. R.A. Balfour, RNVR). (13)

28 May 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. M.B. St. John, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Polruan (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) J.S. Landers, RNR) and HMIS Jumna (Cdr. W.R. Shewring, RIN). (13)

29 May 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. M.B. St. John, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Polruan (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) J.S. Landers, RNR) and HMIS Jumna (Cdr. W.R. Shewring, RIN). (13)

4 Jun 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. M.B. St. John, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (14)

5 Jun 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. M.B. St. John, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (14)

6 Jun 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. M.B. St. John, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (14)

7 Jun 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. M.B. St. John, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (14)

9 Jun 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. M.B. St. John, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (14)

10 Jun 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. M.B. St. John, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (14)

11 Jun 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. M.B. St. John, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (14)

12 Jun 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. M.B. St. John, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (14)

15 Jun 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. M.B. St. John, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (14)

16 Jun 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. M.B. St. John, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (14)

17 Jun 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. M.B. St. John, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (14)

18 Jun 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. M.B. St. John, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (14)

20 Jun 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. M.B. St. John, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (14)

21 Jun 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. M.B. St. John, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (14)

22 Jun 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. M.B. St. John, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (14)

23 Jun 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. M.B. St. John, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (14)

25 Jun 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. M.B. St. John, RN) shifted from Tobermory to Oban. (14)

26 Jun 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. M.B. St. John, RN) shifted from Oban to Tobermory. (14)

27 Jun 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. M.B. St. John, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory. (14)

30 Jun 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. M.B. St. John, RN) departed Tobermory for Rothesay. (14)

1 Jul 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. M.B. St. John, RN) arrived at Rothesay.

[No logs are available for the period July 1941 until the start of her refit in September so no more details can be given other then the ones currently listed.]

7 Jul 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. M.B. St. John, RN) shifted from Rothesay to Ardrossan for repairs. (5)

28 Jul 1941
With her repairs completed, HMS L 26 (Lt. M.B. St. John, RN), shifted from Ardrossan to Rothesay. (5)

2 Aug 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. M.B. St. John, RN) shifted from Rothesay to Campbeltown for a period of A/S exercises. (15)

27 Aug 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. M.B. St. John, RN) shifted from Campbeltown to Rothesay. (15)

12 Sep 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. M.B. St. John, RN) departed Rothesay for Plymouth. She was escorted by HMS Alecto (Cdr. R.M.G. Gambier, RN). (9)

14 Sep 1941
HMS L 26 (Lt. M.B. St. John, RN) arrived at Plymouth where she was to refit at the Devonport Dockyard. (5)

17 Feb 1942
With her refit completed, HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN), conducted trials and exercises off Plymouth. (16)

18 Feb 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises off Plymouth. Upon completion of these she departed for Rothesay escorted by HMS Breda (Capt.(Retd.) A.E. Johnston, RN). (16)

20 Feb 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) arrived at Rothesay. (16)

21 Feb 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted independent exercises in the Clyde area. (16)

23 Feb 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (16)

24 Feb 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (16)

25 Feb 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (16)

26 Feb 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (16)

27 Feb 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (16)

2 Mar 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (17)

3 Mar 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (17)

5 Mar 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (17)

9 Mar 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (17)

10 Mar 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (17)

11 Mar 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (17)

12 Mar 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (17)

13 Mar 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (17)

16 Mar 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (17)

17 Mar 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (17)

18 Mar 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (17)

19 Mar 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (17)

20 Mar 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (17)

23 Mar 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (17)

25 Mar 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (17)

26 Mar 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (17)

27 Mar 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (17)

30 Mar 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (17)

31 Mar 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (17)

1 Apr 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (18)

2 Apr 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (18)

3 Apr 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (18)

4 Apr 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (18)

6 Apr 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (18)

7 Apr 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (18)

8 Apr 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (18)

9 Apr 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (18)

10 Apr 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (18)

13 Apr 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (18)

14 Apr 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (18)

15 Apr 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (18)

16 Apr 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (18)

17 Apr 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (18)

19 Apr 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (18)

20 Apr 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (18)

21 Apr 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (18)

22 Apr 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (18)

23 Apr 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (18)

24 Apr 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (18)

27 Apr 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (18)

28 Apr 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (18)

29 Apr 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (18)

30 Apr 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (18)

1 May 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (19)

4 May 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (19)

5 May 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (19)

6 May 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (19)

7 May 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (19)

8 May 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (19)

9 May 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (19)

11 May 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (19)

12 May 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (19)

13 May 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (19)

14 May 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (19)

15 May 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (19)

25 May 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (19)

26 May 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (19)

27 May 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (19)

28 May 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (19)

29 May 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (19)

30 May 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (19)

1 Jun 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (20)

2 Jun 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (20)

3 Jun 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (20)

4 Jun 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (20)

5 Jun 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (20)

8 Jun 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (20)

9 Jun 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (20)

10 Jun 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (20)

11 Jun 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (20)

12 Jun 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (20)

13 Jun 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (20)

15 Jun 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (20)

16 Jun 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (20)

17 Jun 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (20)

18 Jun 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (20)

19 Jun 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (20)

22 Jun 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (20)

23 Jun 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (20)

24 Jun 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (20)

25 Jun 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (20)

26 Jun 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (20)

28 Jun 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (20)

29 Jun 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (20)

30 Jun 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (20)

1 Jul 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (21)

2 Jul 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (21)

3 Jul 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (21)

5 Jul 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (21)

6 Jul 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (21)

7 Jul 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (21)

8 Jul 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) shifted from Rothesay to Kames Bay where she was immediately docked in AFD 7. (21)

13 Jul 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) is undocked at Kames Bay following which she immediately returned to Rothesay. (21)

14 Jul 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (21)

15 Jul 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (21)

16 Jul 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (21)

17 Jul 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (21)

18 Jul 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (21)

20 Jul 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (21)

21 Jul 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (21)

22 Jul 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (21)

23 Jul 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (21)

24 Jul 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (21)

27 Jul 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (21)

28 Jul 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (21)

29 Jul 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. C.A. Pardoe, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (21)

30 Jul 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (21)

1 Aug 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (22)

3 Aug 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (22)

4 Aug 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (22)

5 Aug 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (22)

6 Aug 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (22)

7 Aug 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (22)

10 Aug 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (22)

11 Aug 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (22)

12 Aug 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (22)

13 Aug 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (22)

14 Aug 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (22)

17 Aug 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (22)

18 Aug 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (22)

19 Aug 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (22)

20 Aug 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (22)

21 Aug 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (22)

24 Aug 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (22)

25 Aug 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (22)

26 Aug 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (22)

26 Aug 1942
HMS Unique (Lt. R.E. Boddington, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area for the C.O.Q.C. (Commanding Officers Qualifying Course). These included practice attacks on HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN). (23)

28 Aug 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (22)

31 Aug 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (22)

1 Sep 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (24)

2 Sep 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (24)

3 Sep 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (24)

4 Sep 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (24)

5 Sep 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (24)

7 Sep 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (24)

9 Sep 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (24)

10 Sep 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (24)

11 Sep 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (24)

13 Sep 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) shifted from Rothesay to Campbeltown. (24)

14 Sep 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (24)

15 Sep 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (24)

17 Sep 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (24)

18 Sep 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (24)

19 Sep 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) shifted from Campbeltown to Rothesay. (24)

21 Sep 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (24)

22 Sep 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (24)

23 Sep 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (24)

24 Sep 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (24)

25 Sep 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (24)

28 Sep 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (24)

29 Sep 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (24)

30 Sep 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (24)

1 Oct 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (25)

2 Oct 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (25)

3 Oct 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) shifted from Rothesay to Kames Bay where she was immediately docked in AFD 7. (25)

9 Oct 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) is undocked at Kames Bay following which she immediately proceeded to Rothesay. (25)

13 Oct 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (25)

14 Oct 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (25)

15 Oct 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (25)

16 Oct 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (25)

17 Oct 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (25)

19 Oct 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (25)

20 Oct 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (25)

21 Oct 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (25)

22 Oct 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (25)

23 Oct 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (25)

25 Oct 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (25)

26 Oct 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (25)

27 Oct 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (25)

28 Oct 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (25)

29 Oct 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (25)

30 Oct 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (25)

2 Nov 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (26)

3 Nov 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (26)

4 Nov 1942
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.F. Bone, DSO and Bar, DSC and Bar, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area for the C.O.Q.C. (Commanding Officers Qualifying Course) with HMS Breda (Capt.(Retd.) A. E. Johnston, RN), HMS Z 5 (T/A/Lt.Cdr. S.T. Wenlock, RNR), HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) and HMS L 27 (Lt. W.N. Eade, RNR). (27)

7 Nov 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners.

These included gunnery exercises on a target that was towed by HMS Z 5 (T/A/Lt.Cdr. S.T. Wenlock, RNR). (26)

9 Nov 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (26)

10 Nov 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (26)

11 Nov 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (26)

12 Nov 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (26)

13 Nov 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (26)

16 Nov 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (26)

17 Nov 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (26)

18 Nov 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (26)

19 Nov 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (26)

20 Nov 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (26)

23 Nov 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (26)

24 Nov 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (26)

25 Nov 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (26)

27 Nov 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (26)

28 Nov 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners.

These included gunnery exercises on a target that was towed by HMS Z 5 (T/A/Lt.Cdr. S.T. Wenlock, RNR). (26)

30 Nov 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (26)

1 Dec 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (28)

3 Dec 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (28)

4 Dec 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (28)

6 Dec 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (28)

7 Dec 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (28)

8 Dec 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (28)

9 Dec 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners during which she also served as target for the C.O.Q.C. (Commanding Officers Qualifying Course). (28)

10 Dec 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (28)

11 Dec 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (28)

12 Dec 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners during which she also served as target for the C.O.Q.C. (Commanding Officers Qualifying Course). (28)

15 Dec 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (28)

16 Dec 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (28)

17 Dec 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (28)

18 Dec 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN), HMS L 27 (Lt. W.N. Eade, RNR) and HrMs O 14 (Lt.Cdr. H.A.W. Goossens, RNN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area during which they served as targets for each other. (28)

20 Dec 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (28)

21 Dec 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (28)

22 Dec 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (28)

23 Dec 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (28)

24 Dec 1942
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (28)

4 Jan 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. These included exercises with ORP Dzik (Lt.Cdr. B. Romanowski). (29)

5 Jan 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (29)

7 Jan 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. These included exercises with HMS Sealion (Lt. D. Lambert, DSC, RN). (29)

8 Jan 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. These included exercises with HMS Sealion (Lt. D. Lambert, DSC, RN). (29)

11 Jan 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted special trials in the Clyde area with HMS Saltburn (Lt.Cdr.(Emgy.) V.A.C.H.G. de Mauny, RN). (29)

12 Jan 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (29)

13 Jan 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (29)

14 Jan 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (29)

15 Jan 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (29)

18 Jan 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (29)

20 Jan 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (29)

21 Jan 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (29)

22 Jan 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (29)

25 Jan 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (29)

26 Jan 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (29)

27 Jan 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (29)

28 Jan 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (29)

29 Jan 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (29)

1 Feb 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (30)

1 Feb 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (30)

2 Feb 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (30)

3 Feb 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (30)

4 Feb 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (30)

5 Feb 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (30)

9 Feb 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. These included exercises with HMS Breda (Capt.(Retd.) A.E. Johnston, RN). (30)

10 Feb 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. These included exercises with HMS Breda (Capt.(Retd.) A.E. Johnston, RN). (30)

14 Feb 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted special trials in the Clyde area with HMS Kingfisher (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) G.H. Gandy, RN). (30)

15 Feb 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (30)

16 Feb 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (30)

17 Feb 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) shifted from Rothesay to Kames Bay and then back to Rothesay. (30)

18 Feb 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (30)

19 Feb 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (30)

20 Feb 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (30)

20 Feb 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (30)

22 Feb 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (30)

23 Feb 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (30)

24 Feb 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (30)

25 Feb 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (30)

26 Feb 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (30)

1 Mar 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (31)

2 Mar 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (31)

3 Mar 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (31)

4 Mar 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (31)

5 Mar 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (31)

8 Mar 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (31)

9 Mar 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (31)

10 Mar 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (31)

11 Mar 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (31)

12 Mar 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (31)

15 Mar 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (31)

16 Mar 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (31)

17 Mar 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (31)

18 Mar 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (31)

19 Mar 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (31)

21 Mar 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (31)

22 Mar 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (31)

23 Mar 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (31)

24 Mar 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (31)

25 Mar 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (31)

31 Mar 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) shifted from Rothesay to Kames Bay where she was docked in AFD 7. (31)

5 Apr 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) is undocked at Kames Bay following which she immediately proceeded to Rothesay. (32)

6 Apr 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (32)

8 Apr 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (32)

9 Apr 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (32)

10 Apr 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (32)

12 Apr 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (32)

13 Apr 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (32)

14 Apr 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (32)

15 Apr 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (32)

16 Apr 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (32)

19 Apr 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (32)

20 Apr 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (32)

21 Apr 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (32)

22 Apr 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (32)

23 Apr 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (32)

27 Apr 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (32)

28 Apr 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (32)

29 Apr 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (32)

30 Apr 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (32)

3 May 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (33)

4 May 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (33)

5 May 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (33)

6 May 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (33)

7 May 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (33)

10 May 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (33)

11 May 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (33)

15 May 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) is docked at Rothesay in AFD 20. (33)

17 May 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) is undocked.7849 (33)

18 May 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (33)

19 May 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (33)

20 May 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (33)

21 May 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (33)

24 May 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (33)

25 May 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (33)

26 May 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (33)

27 May 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (33)

28 May 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (33)

31 May 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (33)

1 Jun 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) shifted from Rothesay to Kames Bay and then back to Rothesay. (34)

2 Jun 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (34)

3 Jun 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (34)

14 Jun 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (34)

15 Jun 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (34)

16 Jun 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (34)

17 Jun 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (34)

18 Jun 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (34)

22 Jun 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (34)

23 Jun 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (34)

24 Jun 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (34)

25 Jun 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (34)

28 Jun 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) shifted from Rothesay to Kames Bay and then back to Rothesay. (34)

29 Jun 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (34)

30 Jun 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (34)

1 Jul 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (35)

2 Jul 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (35)

5 Jul 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (35)

6 Jul 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (35)

7 Jul 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (35)

8 Jul 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (35)

9 Jul 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (35)

13 Jul 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (35)

14 Jul 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (35)

15 Jul 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (35)

16 Jul 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (35)

19 Jul 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (35)

20 Jul 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (35)

21 Jul 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (35)

23 Jul 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with a training class of new submariners. (35)

8 Aug 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) departed Rothesay for St. John's, Newfoundland. She was escorted by HMS Blade (T/A/Lt.Cdr. S.T. Wenlock, RNR) until 0930/9.

For the daily positions of HMS L 26 during the passage from Rothesay to St. John's see the map below.

(2)

19 Aug 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) arrived at St. John's, Newfoundland. (2)

27 Aug 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) departed St. John's, Newfoundland for New York, U.S.A.

[As there is no log nor a passage report available for this period, no map can be displayed.] (5)

2 Sep 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) arrived at New York. (5)

3 Sep 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) departed New York for Philadelphia. (5)

5 Sep 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) arrived at Philadelphia. (5)

6 Sep 1943
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) is taken in hand for refit at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. (5)

22 Jan 1944
Having completed her refit, HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN), departed the Philadelphia Navy Yard for New London, Connecticut.

24 Jan 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) arrived at New London, Connecticut for a post refit training period.

5 Feb 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) departed New London, Connecticut for Halifax. (2)

7 Feb 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) arrived at Halifax. (2)

10 Feb 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) shifted from Halifax to St. Margarets Bay. She was escorted by HMCS Trois Rivieres (T/Lt. W.G. Garden, RCNVR). (2)

11 Feb 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises at/off St. Margarets Bay. (2)

11 Feb 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises at/off St. Margarets Bay. (2)

13 Feb 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises at/off St. Margarets Bay. (2)

14 Feb 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises at/off St. Margarets Bay. (2)

16 Feb 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises at/off St. Margarets Bay. (2)

17 Feb 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises at/off St. Margarets Bay with HMCS Trois Rivieres (T/Lt. W.G. Garden, RCNVR). (2)

19 Feb 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises at/off St. Margarets Bay. (2)

21 Feb 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises at/off St. Margarets Bay. (2)

22 Feb 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises at/off St. Margarets Bay with HMCS Alberni (T/A/Lt.Cdr. I.H. Bell, RCNVR). (2)

24 Feb 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises at/off St. Margarets Bay with HMCS Atholl (T/Lt. W.D.H. Gardiner, RCNVR) and HMCS Dunvegan (T/Lt. J.A. Tullis, RCNR). (2)

25 Feb 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises at/off St. Margarets Bay with HMCS Atholl (T/Lt. W.D.H. Gardiner, RCNVR) and HMCS Port Colborne (T/Lt.Cdr. C.J. Angus, RCNR). (2)

27 Feb 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) suffered a battery explosion in no.1 battery tank. One rating was killed in this incident. (2)

28 Feb 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) shifted from St. Margarets Bay to Halifax. She was escorted by HMCS Port Colborne (T/Lt.Cdr. C.J. Angus, RCNR). (2)

26 Mar 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) departed Halifax for Philadelphia, U.S.A. (5)

30 Mar 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) arrived at the Philadelphia Navy Yard for repairs to the damage sustained during the battery explosion of 27 February 1944. (5)

17 Apr 1944
With the repairs completed, HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN), departed Philadelphia for Halifax. (5)

21 Apr 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) arrived at Halifax. (5)

12 May 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) departed Halifax for Bermuda. She was escorted by HMCS Arvida (T/Lt. T/Lt. D.W.G. Storey, RCNVR). (2)

15 May 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) arrived at Bermuda. (2)

17 May 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) conducted independent exercises off Bermuda. (2)

18 May 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) proceeded to the Bermuda Dockyard for repairs to her after hydroplanes. (2)

20 May 1944
With the repairs to her after hydroplanes completed, HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN), conducted dive trials off Bermuda. (2)

22 May 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Bermuda. (2)

23 May 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Bermuda. (2)

24 May 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Bermuda. (2)

25 May 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Bermuda. (2)

26 May 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Bermuda. (2)

27 May 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) proceeded to the Bermuda Dockyard for minor repairs. (2)

31 May 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Bermuda. (2)

1 Jun 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Bermuda. (2)

2 Jun 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Bermuda. (2)

3 Jun 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Bermuda. (2)

5 Jun 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Bermuda. (2)

6 Jun 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Bermuda. (2)

7 Jun 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Bermuda. (2)

8 Jun 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) proceeded to the Bermuda Dockyard for minor repairs. (2)

9 Jun 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Bermuda. (2)

10 Jun 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Bermuda. (2)

11 Jun 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Bermuda. (2)

14 Jun 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Bermuda. (2)

15 Jun 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Bermuda. (2)

17 Jun 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Bermuda. (2)

19 Jun 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Bermuda. (2)

20 Jun 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Bermuda. (2)

22 Jun 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Bermuda. (2)

29 Jun 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Bermuda. (2)

30 Jun 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Bermuda. (2)

1 Jul 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Bermuda. (2)

2 Jul 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Bermuda. (2)

3 Jul 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Bermuda. (2)

7 Jul 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Bermuda. (2)

8 Jul 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Bermuda. (2)

10 Jul 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Bermuda. (2)

11 Jul 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Bermuda. (2)

12 Jul 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Bermuda. (2)

13 Jul 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Bermuda. (2)

14 Jul 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Bermuda. (2)

15 Jul 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Bermuda. (2)

16 Jul 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Bermuda. (2)

20 Jul 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) departed Bermuda for Philadelphia, U.S.A. She was escorted out by USS PCE-846 (Lt. F.D. Andruss, USNR). (2)

24 Jul 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) arrived at the Philadelphia Navy Yard for the fitting of a new battery. (2)

6 Aug 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) departed the Philadelphia Navy Yard for Bermuda. (5)

10 Aug 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) arrived at Bermuda for another period of A/S exercises.

[No further details regarding these exercises are currently available to us]. (5)

30 Sep 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) departed Bermuda for Pictou. (5)

6 Oct 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) arrived at Pictou. (5)

11 Dec 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. R.T. Sallis, DSC, RN) arrived at Digby from Pictou for decommissioning. (5)

21 Dec 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. R.T. Sallis, DSC, RN) is decommissioned at Digby. (36)

Sources

  1. Personal communication
  2. ADM 199/1830
  3. ADM 173/15772
  4. ADM 199/373
  5. ADM 199/2560
  6. ADM 199/1827
  7. File 2.12.03.6420 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
  8. ADM 199/364
  9. ADM 199/400
  10. ADM 173/15799
  11. ADM 173/16816
  12. ADM 199/1830 + ADM 199/2560
  13. ADM 173/16800
  14. ADM 173/16801
  15. ADM 199/1906
  16. ADM 173/17293
  17. ADM 173/17294
  18. ADM 173/17295
  19. ADM 173/17296
  20. ADM 173/17297
  21. ADM 173/17298
  22. ADM 173/17299
  23. ADM 173/17705
  24. ADM 173/17300
  25. ADM 173/17301
  26. ADM 173/17302
  27. ADM 173/17342
  28. ADM 173/17303
  29. ADM 173/17845
  30. ADM 173/17846
  31. ADM 173/17847
  32. ADM 173/17848
  33. ADM 173/17849
  34. ADM 173/17850
  35. ADM 173/17851
  36. ADM 199/1385

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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