HMS Frolic (J 406)
Minesweeper of the Auk class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Associated Shipbuilders (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||24 Mar 1942|
|Laid down||3 May 1943|
|Launched||22 Jul 1943|
|Commissioned||18 May 1944|
Returned to the United States Navy in 1947.
Commands listed for HMS Frolic (J 406)
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|1||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Andrew John Wilkie, RNR||14 Mar 1944||Jul 1946|
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Notable events involving Frolic include:
31 Jul 1944
HMS L 27 (Lt. J.N. Elliott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Bermuda with HMCS St. Therese (T/Cdr. J.E. Mitchell, RCNVR), HMCS Peterborough (T/Lt. J.B. Raine, RCNR), HMS Frolic (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A.J. Wilkie, RNR) and HMCS Mahone (T/Lt. L.R. Hoar, RCNVR). (1)
3 Aug 1944
HMS L 27 (Lt. J.N. Elliott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Bermuda with and HMCS Runnymede (Lt. R.C. Chenoweth, RCNVR), HMCS Joliette (Skr.Lt. G.N. Downey, RCNR) and HMS Frolic (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A.J. Wilkie, RNR). (1)
- ADM 199/1830
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.