HMS Undine (ii) (R 42)
Destroyer of the U class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Thornycroft (Southampton, U.K.)|
|Ordered||12 Jun 1941|
|Laid down||18 Mar 1942|
|Launched||1 Jun 1943|
|Commissioned||23 Dec 1943|
Reconstructed as Type 15 frigate during 1954.
Scrapped at Newport in November 1965.
Commands listed for HMS Undine (ii) (R 42)
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|1||Cdr. Terence Corin Robinson, RN||11 Oct 1943||Sep 1945|
|2||Cdr. Cecil Hamilton Holmes, OBE, RN||Sep 1945||Dec 1945|
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Notable events involving Undine (ii) include:
17 Jan 1944
HMS Vox (Lt. J.M. Michell, RN) conducted A/S exercises at Scapa Flow with HMS Serapis (Lt.Cdr. E.L. Jones, DSC, RN), HMS Undine (Cdr. T.C. Robinson, RN), HMS Verulam (Lt.Cdr. W.S. Thomas, DSC, RN) and ORP Blyscawica (Cdr. K.F. Namiesniowski). (1)
15 May 1944
HMS Voracious (Lt. F.D.G. Challis, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises at/off Scapa Flow with HMS Grenville (Capt. H.P. Henderson, RN), HMS Urchin (Lt.Cdr. J.T.B. Birch, DSO, DSC, RN) and HMS Undine (Cdr. T.C. Robinson, RN). (2)
17 May 1944
HMS Voracious (Lt. F.D.G. Challis, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises at/off Scapa Flow with HMS Whelp (Cdr. G.A.F. Norfolk, RN), HMS Undine (Cdr. T.C. Robinson, RN), HNoMS Narvik and HMS Tekoura (A/Skr.Lt. W.B. Cowie, RNR). (2)
25 Jun 1945
HMS Vox (Lt. W.E.I. Littlejohn, DSC, RANVR) conducted A/S exercises off Sydney with HMS Undine (Cdr. T.C. Robinson, RN), HMS Ulysses, HMS Urania (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Alliston, DSO, DSC, RN), HMS Grenville (Capt. R.G. Onslow, DSO, RN), HMCS Undaunted (Lt.Cdr. C.E.R. Sharp, RN) and HMS Urchin (Lt.Cdr. A.F. Harkness, DSC, OBE, RD, RNR). (3)
- ADM 173/19442
- ADM 173/19434
- ADM 173/20353
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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