HMS Ravager (D 70)
Escort Carrier of the Attacker class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||11 Apr 1942|
|Launched||16 Jul 1942|
|Commissioned||25 Apr 1943|
|End service||26 Feb 1946|
Transferred to the Royal Navy under lend-lease.
Commands listed for HMS Ravager (D 70)
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|1||A/Capt. Alec Anderson Murray, RN||28 Dec 1942||16 May 1944|
|2||A/Capt. George Vivian Barnett Faulkner, RN||16 May 1944||23 Oct 1945|
|3||Capt. Charles Richard Vernon Pugh, RN||23 Oct 1945||???|
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Notable events involving Ravager include:
25 May 1945
HMS Safari (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) J.R.G. Harvey, RN) conducted attack exercises for the C.O.Q.C. (Commanding Officers Qualifying Course) in the Clyde area during which HMS Ravager (A/Capt. G.V.B. Faulkner, RN), HMS Westcott (A/Lt.Cdr. E.P. Reade, DSC, RN) and HMS Shikari (Lt. E.A. Tyrer, DSC, RN) served as targets. (2)
31 May 1945
HMS Scotsman (Lt. A.H.B. Anderson, DSC, RNR) conducted attack exercises in the Clyde area during which HMS Ravager (A/Capt. G.V.B. Faulkner, RN), HMS Sardonyx (Lt.Cdr. L.F.L. Hill, RNR) and HMS Sportsman (Lt. P.L. Langley-Smith, RN) served as the targets.
[As no log is available for June 1945, no further details of her work-up programme can be given before HMS Scotsman's departure to the Far East.] (3)
3 Jun 1945
HMS Surf (T/Lt. T.D. Wood, RNVR) conducted attack exercises in the Clyde area during which HMS Sardonyx (Lt.Cdr. L.F.L. Hill, RNR) and HMS Ravager (A/Capt. G.V.B. Faulkner, RN) served as the targets. (4)
- ADM 173/19949
- ADM 173/19532
- ADM 173/19582
- ADM 173/19788
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.