HMS Regal (FY 180)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.)|
|Launched||21 Sep 1933|
Completed on 28 October 1933.
Sold in July 1945.
Commands listed for HMS Regal (FY 180)
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|1||Ch.Skr. John Wilson, RNR||22 Sep 1939||8 Nov 1939|
|2||Skr. James Stanley Harper, RNR||14 Nov 1939||Jan 1942|
|3||Ch.Skr. Henry Edward Dodd, RNR||Jan 1942||30 Jun 1942|
|4||Skr. James Porter, RNR||30 Jun 1942||4 Aug 1943|
|5||A/Skr.Lt. Joseph Henry Darley Dansie, RNR||4 Aug 1943||4 Dec 1944|
|6||A/Skr.Lt. Sydney Hearne, RNR||4 Dec 1944|
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Notable events involving Regal include:
21 May 1942
HrMs O 14 (Lt.Cdr. H.A.W. Goossens, RNN) conducted A/S exercises at / off Scapa Flow with HMS Derwent (Cdr. R.H. Wright, DSC, RN) and HMS Regal (Ch.Skr. H.E. Dodd, RNR). She also made practice attacks on HMS Manchester (Capt. H. Drew, DSC, RN). (2)
26 Aug 1943
HrMs O 15 (Lt.Cdr. A.J. Schouwenaar, RNN) conducted A/S exercises at / off Scapa Flow with HMS Middleton (Lt. C.S. Battersby, RN), HMS Hussar (Lt.Cdr. R.C. Biggs, DSO, DSC, RN), HMS Loch Tulla (T/Skr. S.M. Norton, RNR) and HMS Regal (A/Skr.Lt. J.H.D. Dansie, RNR). (3)
15 Dec 1943
HMS Telemachus (Cdr. W.D.A. King, DSO, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Scapa Flow together with HMS Gleaner (Lt.Cdr. F.J.G. Hewitt, DSC and Bar, RN) and HMS Regal (A/Skr.Lt. J.H.D. Dansie, RNR). (4)
8 Jan 1944
HMS Sceptre (Lt. I.S. McIntosh, MBE, DSC, RN) departed Lerwick for Holy Loch. She made the passage together with HMS Syrtis (Lt. M.H. Jupp, DSC, RN). They were escorted by HNoMS Narvik until 1200 hours when escort was taken over HMS Regal (A/Skr.Lt. J.H.D. Dansie, RNR)
- File 2.12.03.6377 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- File 2.12.03.6389 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- File 2.12.03.6398 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- ADM 173/18214
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.