HMS Lord Wakefield (FY 170)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.)|
|Launched||4 Nov 1933|
|Lost||29 Jul 1944|
Completed in December 1933.
HMT Lord Wakefield (Skr/Lt.(retired) Henry Edward Dodd, RD, RNR) was sunk by German aircraft off Omaha Beach, Normandy France.
Commands listed for HMS Lord Wakefield (FY 170)
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|1||Cdr. (retired) Richard Lionel Dearden, RN||26 Sep 1939||7 Dec 1939|
|2||Lt.Cdr. (retired) Martyn Butt Sherwood, RN||7 Dec 1939||Feb 1940|
|3||Ch.Skr. John Edward Harwood, RNR||Feb 1940||24 Jun 1942|
|4||Skr.Lt. Harry Leonard Lang, DSC, RD, RNR||24 Jun 1942||2 Mar 1944|
|5||Skr.Lt. Henry Edward Dodd, RNR||2 Mar 1944||29 Jul 1944 (+)|
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Notable events involving Lord Wakefield include:
For the daily positions of HMS Unsparing during this passage see the map below.
28 Apr 1944
HMS Seraph (Lt. T. Russell-Walling, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Plymouth with HMS Pearl (T/Lt. B.G. Barfoot, RNVR), HMS Gweal (T/Lt. P.E.C.R. Main, RNVR), HMS La Nantaise (Skr. S.G. Cory, RNR) and HMS Lord Wakefield (Skr.Lt. H.E. Dodd, RNR). (2)
- ADM 199/1818
- ADM 173/18697
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.