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HMS Gurkha (i) (F 20) B a t t l e H o n o u r s NORWAY 1940 - NORTH SEA 1940 - ATLANTIC 1941 - MEDITERRANEAN 1941 - MALTA CONVOYS 1941-42

HMS Gurkha (i) (F 20) B a t t l e H o n o u r s NORWAY 1940 - NORTH SEA 1940 - ATLANTIC 1941 - MEDITERRANEAN 1941 - MALTA CONVOYS 1941-42

HMS MALCOLM (D 19) - Scott-class Flotilla Leader, including Convoy Escort Movements B a t t l e H o n o u r s NORTH SEA 1940 - DUNKIRK 1940 - ATLANTIC 1940-45 - ARCTIC 1942 - MALTA CONVOYS 1942 - NORTH AFRICA 1942 - ENGLISH CHANNEL 1943

HMS MALCOLM was one of eight Admiralty-type destroyer leaders…

HMS Mashona (F59). In September 1939 she was serving with the sixth Destroyer Flotilla at Scapa Flow. She took part in operations resulting in the sinking of the Bismarck on 27 May 1941. She came under heavy air attack from the Luftwaffe while returning to port the following day, and was bombed and sunk off the coast of Galway with the loss of 48 men. The destroyer Tartar took the survivors to Greenock.

HMS Mashona In September 1939 she was serving with the sixth Destroyer…

HMS Ardent (H 41) of the Royal Navy - British Destroyer of the A class - was sunk on 8 June 1940 while defending the aircraft carrier HMS Glorious from the German battlecruiser Gneisernau and Scharnhorst. Two men were rescued by a German seaplane 5 days after the ship was sunk. One subsequently died in hospital leaving just one survivor

HMS Ardent (H 41) of the Royal Navy - British Destroyer of the A class - was sunk on 8 June 1940 while defending the aircraft carrier HMS Glorious from the German battlecruiser Gneisernau and Scharnhorst. Two men were rescued by a German seaplane 5 days after the ship was sunk. One subsequently died in hospital leaving just one survivor

HMS Bulldog (H91) was a B-class destroyer built for the Royal Navy from 1929 to 1931. Initially assigned to the Mediterranean Fleet, she was transferred to the Home Fleet in 1936.

HMS Bulldog was a B-class destroyer built for the Royal Navy from 1929 to Initially assigned to the Mediterranean Fleet, she was transferred to the Home Fleet in

"HMS AMBUSCADE" (D38) was a (322') British Royal Navy Destroyer – Commissioned: 9 April 1927 – Crew: 138 Officers and Enlisted – Armament: 4 x 5 Inch (127mm) Guns (4 x Single Mounts) 2 x 1.6 Inch (40mm) AA Guns and 6 x 21 Inch (533mm) Torpedo Tubes (2 x Triple Tubes) Used as a Test Bed for Anti-Submarine Warfare Weaponry (1942 to End of the War) – Used for Shock Trails (1946) and Scrapped (1947)

"HMS AMBUSCADE" (D38) was a (322') British Royal Navy Destroyer – Commissioned: 9 April 1927 – Crew: 138 Officers and Enlisted – Armament: 4 x 5 Inch (127mm) Guns (4 x Single Mounts) 2 x 1.6 Inch (40mm) AA Guns and 6 x 21 Inch (533mm) Torpedo Tubes (2 x Triple Tubes) Used as a Test Bed for Anti-Submarine Warfare Weaponry (1942 to End of the War) – Used for Shock Trails (1946) and Scrapped (1947)

HMS Comet (H00) was a C-class destroyer built for the Royal Navy in the early 1930s.(wikipedia.image)

HMS Comet was a C-class destroyer built for the Royal Navy in the early

HMS Mohawk (F 31) of the Royal Navy - British Destroyer of the Tribal class - Allied Warships of WWII - uboat.net

HMS Mohawk (F of the Royal Navy - British Destroyer of the Tribal class - Allied Warships of WWII

HMS FOXHOUND (H 69), later HMCS QU'APPELLE -  F-class Destroyer including Convoy Escort Movements

HMS FOXHOUND (H 69), later HMCS QU'APPELLE - F-class Destroyer including Convoy Escort Movements

HMS Wrestler joined the 13th Destroyer Flotilla to defend convoys in the early stages of the Battle of the Atlantic. During 1940 she escorted Convoy OG-22F

HMS Wrestler joined the Destroyer Flotilla to defend convoys in the early stages of the Battle of the Atlantic. During 1940 she escorted Convoy

HMS Wanderer (D74) W-class destroyer (shown before her '43 conversion) of the British Royal Navy.

HMS Wanderer W-class destroyer (shown before her conversion) of the British Royal Navy.

HMS Electra Honours and awards:	Atlantic 1939–40; Norway 1940; BISMARCK Action 1941; Arctic 1941; Java Sea 1942 Fate:	Sunk, Battle of the Java Sea, 27 February 1942

HMS Electra was a RN E-class destroyer, similar to the preceding C and D classes of Sunk in the Battle of the Java Sea, Electra was a witness to many naval battles, including the Battle of the Denmark Strait and the sinking of Prince of Wales and Repulse.

HMS Venomous (ex-Venom) (D-75) 1918, was a Modified W-class destroyer of the British Royal Navy that saw service in the Russian Civil War and World War II.

HMS Venomous (ex-Venom) was a Modified W-class destroyer of the British Royal Navy that saw service in the Russian Civil War and World War II.

Hms Forester

HMS Forester The destroyer HMS Forester had a very busy war, she participated in sinking U-boats in the Battle of the Atlantic and would soon move to escort duties with Arctic convoys.

HMS Escort (H 66) 3 Sep 1939 HMS Electra (Lt.Cdr. S.A. Buss, RN) and HMS Escort (Lt.Cdr. J. Bostock, RN) together pick up 481 survivors from the British passenger ship Athenia which was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-30 about 250 nautical miles west of Inishtrahull in position 56°44'N, 14°05'W.

HMCS Gatineau (I) was the first RCN destroyer to carry the name. Prior to her Canadian service she served with the RN as HMS Express

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