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HMS Intrepid - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Intrepid

Name : HMS Intrepid
Laid Down : 13th January 1936
Launched : 17th December 1936
Completed : 29th July 1937
Type : Destroyer
Class : I
Builder : White
Country : UK
Pennants : D10, I10
Fate : Sunk 26th September 1943.

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HMS Intrepid, May 1937.

Timeline Entries :


10th April 1934 - Arrived St. Raphael
13th January 1936 - Laid down
17th December 1936 - Launched
17th December 1936 - Pennant D10
17th December 1936 - Pennant D10
10th December 1937 - Sailed Oran for Gibraltar
January 1938 - 3rd Destroyer Flotilla, Mediterranean Fleet
2nd April 1938 - Arrived Marseilles
8th April 1938 - Arrived Toulon
11th April 1938 - Sailed Marseilles for Barcelona
19th April 1938 - Arrived Gibraltar
27th April 1938 - Sailed Gibraltar for Malta
29th July 1938 - Arrived Triester
8th August 1938 - Cdr. John William Josselyn, RN In Command
6th March 1939 - Arrived Palma
21st March 1939 - Sailed Spain
23rd March 1939 - Arrived Malta
1st September 1939 - Escorted Icarus to Alexandria after Collision
2nd September 1939 - 3rd Destroyer Flotilla, Division 6, Mediterranean Fleet
2nd September 1939 - Sailed Alexandria for patrol off Crete
4th September 1939 - Arrived Malta
5th September 1939 - Sailed Malta for the North Atlantic Command based at Gibraltar
7th September 1939 - Despatched to Western Approaches Command
1st October 1939 - Sailed Southampton escorting convoy DB.10 to Brest
2nd October 1939 - Arrived Brest with convoy DB.10
13th October 1939 - Sailed Plymouth
14th October 1939 - Assisted in Sinking U.45 south of Ireland
14th October 1939 - Sank U-45
14th October 1939 - Escorting Kingston on Jamaica/UK convoy KJ3
16th October 1939 - Attacked a submarine contact in 49.42N, 9.59E
18th October 1939 - Assisted Steamer Imperial Star which was attacked by a U-boat, 60 miles west of the Scillies
19th October 1939 - Arrived Loch Ewe for duty with the Home Fleet
22nd October 1939 - Sailed Loch Ewe to cover the movement of Convoy NV.1
31st October 1939 - Arrived Loch Ewe
2nd November 1939 - Sailed Loch Ewe for Convoy Cover
6th November 1939 - Arrived at Scapa Flow, and after refuelling, departed for Plymouth
11th November 1939 - Arrived Plymouth. Sailed later same day
12th November 1939 - Anchored in the Medway
13th November 1939 - Arrived Chatham for conversion to minelaying destroyers
28th November 1939 - Cdr. Roderick Cosmo Gordon, RN In Command
30th November 1939 - At Chatham refitting
3rd December 1939 - Refitting to minelaying destroyer
4th December 1939 - Attached to the 20th Flotilla
4th December 1939 - Conversions completed Saileded Chatham for Sheerness
9th December 1939 - Refitting to minelaying destroyer Complete
14th December 1939 - Formed 20th Destroyer Flotilla
17th December 1939 - Anti-submarine sweep from the Thames entrance to Yarmouth
18th December 1939 - Arrived back in the Thames
28th December 1939 - Sailed Portsmouth
30th December 1939 - Laid minefield LA east of the Farne Islands in the North Sea
2nd January 1940 - Sailed Immingham to countermine a German minefield in the Heligoland Bight
10th January 1940 - Laid small minefield IE-1 in channels through the German minefields in the Heligoland Bight
13th January 1940 - Laid minefield IE-2 in the German channels of the West Wall minefield in the Heligoland Bight
14th January 1940 - Arrived the Humber
16th January 1940 - Conducted minelaying operation IE-3 in the North Sea, but it was cancelled due to bad weather
3rd February 1940 - Arrived in the Humber after Minelaying Operation JB in the North Sea
8th February 1940 - Arrived Rosyth
8th February 1940 - Arrived Rosyth
12th February 1940 - Relieved destroyer HMS Griffin on patrol in Moray Firth
14th February 1940 - Sailed Rosyth on Operation DT
14th February 1940 - Cdr. R.C. Gordon in Command
18th February 1940 - Hunted a submarine in the Forth of Forth
19th February 1940 - Arrived at Rosyth after a submarine hunt.
20th February 1940 - Sailed Rosyth for Scapa Flow to operate under the Orkneys and Shetlands Command.
21st February 1940 - Searched for a submarine contact reported by aircraft
24th February 1940 - Arrived at Invergordon.
26th February 1940 - Submarine hunting in Moray Firth
4th March 1940 - Sailed Aberdeen to investigate a submarine contact six miles NE of Aberdeen
4th March 1940 - Arrived Aberdeen to patrol
7th March 1940 - Made attacks on a contact sighted by aircraft ESE of Noss Head
8th March 1940 - Arrived Invergordon
12th March 1940 - Submarine hunting in Moray Firth after a report by a British aircraft
12th March 1940 - Searched for submarine reported by aircraft east of South Ronaldsay
14th March 1940 - Arrived Invergordon from patrol.
16th March 1940 - Sailed Invergordon to patrol in Moray Firth
17th March 1940 - Collided with and sank a British Trawler
17th March 1940 - Collided with and sank Trawler Ocean Drift. Proceeded to Invergordon for repairs
18th March 1940 - Sailed Invergordon for Southbank for repairs
1st April 1940 - 20th Destroyer Flotilla, 40th Division
1st April 1940 - Cdr. R.C. Gordon in Command
1st April 1940 - Repairing at Middlesborough
28th April 1940 - Completed collision repairs at Southbank
16th September 1941 - Lt.Cdr. John Hugh Lewes, DSC, RN In Command
1st March 1942 - Escort for Russian Convoy PQ 12 and return QP 08 to Iceland
June 1942 - Cdr. Charles Arthur de Winton Kitcat, RN In Command
26th September 1943 - Sunk

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