HMS Visenda (FY 138)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.)|
|Launched||30 Jan 1937|
Completed on 5 April 1937.
Returned to her owner in February 1946.
Commands listed for HMS Visenda (FY 138)
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|1||Ch.Skr. Henry Edward Dodd, RNR||24 Oct 1939||9 Oct 1940|
|2||Skr. John Dunbar Fowler, RNR||9 Oct 1940||18 Nov 1940|
|3||Skr. Christopher Albert Collins, RNR||18 Nov 1940||19 Jan 1941|
|4||Lt. Ralph Spearing Winder, OBE, RNR||19 Jan 1941||22 Jun 1941 (+)|
|5||T/Lt. Ole Bernard Egjar, RNR||22 Jun 1941||26 Jun 1941|
|6||T/Lt. Stanley Frederick Archer, RNR||26 Jun 1941||7 Feb 1945|
|7||T/Lt. Edward Stirling Terence Robinson, RNVR||7 Feb 1945|
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Notable events involving Visenda include:
23 Mar 1941
German U-boat U-551 was sunk in the North Atlantic south of Iceland, in position 62°37'N, 16°47'W, by depth charges from the British anti-submarine trawler HMS Visenda (Lt. R.S. Winder, OBE, RNR).
11 Oct 1941
HrMs O 10 (Lt. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMNZS Moa (Lt.Cdr. P.G. Connolly, DSC, RNZNVR) and HMS Visenda (T/Lt. S.F. Archer, RNR), HMCS Moosejaw (Lt. F.E. Grubb, RCN) and FFS Roselys. (1)
- File 2.12.03.6377 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)