HMS Northern Sky (4.41)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Deschimag (Bremerhaven, Germany)|
Completed in October 1936.
Returned to her owner in September 1945.
Commands listed for HMS Northern Sky (4.41)
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|1||Lt. James Maddock Roche, RNR||5 Sep 1939||1 Dec 1939|
|2||Lt. John Evelyn Bromley, RNR||1 Dec 1939||Mar 1941|
|3||T/Lt. Richard Alfred Harman, RNVR||Mar 1941||mid 1942|
|4||T/Lt. Eric Graham Baird, RNVR||mid 1942||4 Aug 1942|
|5||T/Lt. Ole Bernard Egjar, RNR||4 Aug 1942||12 Nov 1943|
|6||Lt. John Hollis Linggard, RNVR||12 Nov 1943||25 Mar 1944|
|7||T/Lt. George Otto Thompson Dawson Henderson, RNVR||25 Mar 1944||Jan 1945|
|8||T/Lt. Stanley George Reynolds Morgan, RNVR||Jan 1945|
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Notable events involving Northern Sky include:
31 May 1943
HMS H 33 (Lt. J.A. Spender, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Northern Sky (T/Lt. O.B. Egjar, RNR), HMCS Pictou (T/Lt. P.T. Byers, RCNR), HMCS Bittersweet (T/Lt. F.B. Brooks-Hill, RCNVR) and HMCS Eyebright (T/Lt. H.L. Quinn, RCNVR). (1)
14 Aug 1944
HMS United (Lt. M.D. Hutley, RNR), HMS Upright (Lt. J.A.L. Wilkinson, RN) and HMS Vitality (Lt. K.S. Renshaw, DSC, RNR) departed Rothesay under escort of HMS Milford (Lt.Cdr. G.G. Slade, RN).
The next day HMS United and HMS Upright set off for St.Johns, Newfoundland, Canada. They were escorted by HMS Northern Sky (T/Lt. G.O.T.D. Henderson, RNVR). (2)
5 Dec 1944
HMS Vitality (Lt. K.S. Renshaw, DSC, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Coldstreamer (T/Lt. A.L. Kerr, RNVR), HMS Northern Sky (T/Lt. G.O.T.D. Henderson, RNVR) and HMS Royal Marine (T/S.Lt. L.N. Holmes, RNVR). (3)
- ADM 173/17782
- ADM 173/19285
- ADM 173/19424
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.