HMS Darthema (FY 676)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.)|
|Launched||12 Feb 1929|
Completed in April 1929.
Returned to her owner in December 1945.
Commands listed for HMS Darthema (FY 676)
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|1||A G Edwards, RNR||11 Oct 1939||Aug 1940|
|2||Lt.Cdr. John Cecil Benson, RNVR||Aug 1940||mid 1941|
|3||T/Lt. Walter William South, RNVR||mid 1941||mid 1942|
|4||T/Lt. Philip Edward Jull, RNVR||mid 1942||3 Nov 1942|
|5||T/Lt. John Peacock, RNVR||3 Nov 1942||10 Feb 1943|
|6||T/Lt. Carl Brunning, RNVR||10 Feb 1943||20 Jan 1945|
|7||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Cecil Norman Nicholas Edge, DSC, RNVR||20 Jan 1945||mid 1945|
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Notable events involving Darthema include:
19 Feb 1944
HMS Trenchant (Lt.Cdr. A.R. Hezlet, DSC, RN) departed from Yarmouth for Plymouth. She made the passage together with the French submarine FFS Rubis (Lt.Cdr. H.L.G. Rousselot). They were escorted by HMS Darthema (T/Lt. C. Brunning, RNVR). (1)
- ADM 173/19056
- ADM 173/19165
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.