HMS Pelican(U 86), an Egret class Sloop built by Thornycroft Woolston & commissioned 02/03/39. Designed as a general-purpose vessel, and intended for use as a survey ship in the West Indies, Pelican was modified during her build for service as a convoy escort and anti-submarine warfare ship. 1200t. Length 276ft. Powered by geared steam turbines on twin shafts, 3,600shp to give 19kts. Crew 188. 4x2 x 4" AA guns & 4 x 0.5" AA guns
HMS Bellona (63), was the name ship of her sub-class of light cruisers for the Royal Navy. She was a modified Dido-class design with only four turrets but improved anti-aircraft armament. Entering service in 1943, the cruiser operated during World War II as an escort for the Arctic convoys, as a jamming ship to prevent the use of radio-controlled bombs and in support of the Omaha Beach landings.
HMS Cossack, Tribal class destroyer, famous for the boarding of the German supply ship Altmark in Norwegian waters, and the associated rescue of sailors originally captured by the German 'pocket battleship' Admiral Graf Spee.