HMS Tekoura (FY 247)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.)|
|Launched||19 Nov 1929|
Completed in January 1929.
Returned to her owner in August 1945.
Commands listed for HMS Tekoura (FY 247)
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|1||Skr. Henry Rich, RNR||10 Dec 1939||28 May 1941|
|2||Skr. George Main, RNR||28 May 1941||18 May 1943|
|3||A/Skr.Lt. William Baxter Cowie, RNR||18 May 1943|
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Notable events involving Tekoura include:
11 Mar 1943
HMS Trespasser (Lt. R.M. Favell, RN) carries out A/S exercises with the British destroyer HMS Offa (Capt. J. A. McCoy, DSO, RN), the British escort destroyer HMS Middleton (Lt. C.S. Battersby, RN) and the British minesweeper HMS Salamander (Lt. W.R. Muttram, RN).
Later Trespasser departed from Scapa Flow bound for Rothesay. She was escorted by HMS Tekoura (Skr. G. Main, RNR). (1)
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)
- ADM 173/18253
- ADM 173/19434
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.