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HMS Imogen - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Imogen

Name : HMS Imogen
Laid Down : 18th January 1936
Launched : 30th October 1936
Completed : 2nd June 1937
Type : Destroyer
Class : I
Builder : Hawthorn Leslie
Country : UK
Pennants : D44, I44
Fate : Sunk in collision 16th July 1940.

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HMS Imogen, 1937.

Timeline Entries :


10th April 1934 - Arrived St. Raphael
18th January 1936 - Laid down
30th October 1936 - Pennant D44
30th October 1936 - Launched
14th July 1937 - Cdr. Eric Barry Kenvyn Stevens, RN In Command
16th July 1937 - Arrived Sheerness
6th August 1937 - Arrived Portsmouth
14th August 1937 - Lt. Cdr. L.P. Skipworth in Command
14th August 1937 - Sailed Portland for the Mediterranean to join the 3rd Flotilla
17th August 1937 - Arrived Gibraltar
21st August 1937 - Arrived Malta
January 1938 - 3rd Destroyer Flotilla, Mediterranean Fleet
7th April 1938 - Arrived Gibraltar
18th April 1938 - Sailed Gibraltar
29th July 1938 - Arrived Abbazia
10th January 1939 - Sailed Malta for Gominirri
16th January 1939 - Arrived Gulf of Arta
23rd January 1939 - Sailed Gulf of Arta for Platea
25th January 1939 - Sailed Platea for Malta
27th July 1939 - Arrived Malta
28th July 1939 - Sailed Malta for Gibraltar
31st July 1939 - Sailed Gibraltar for Sheerness
2nd September 1939 - 3rd Destroyer Flotilla, Division 5, Mediterranean Fleet
3rd September 1939 - Arrived Malta after delivering dispatches to Marseille
5th September 1939 - Sailed Malta for the North Atlantic Command based at Gibraltar
7th September 1939 - Despatched to Western Approaches Command
1st October 1939 - Escorted OA.12G to Gibraltar
3rd October 1939 - Detached from Convoy OA.12G
9th October 1939 - Sailed Liverpool escorting Convoy OB.17
12th October 1939 - Detached from Convoy OB.17
13th October 1939 - Sank U-42 Southwest of Ireland
13th October 1939 - Encountered U.48 on the surface 400 miles west of Land's End and drove her down but without inflicting any damage.
13th October 1939 - Escorting Liverpool-out convoy OB17
13th October 1939 - Attacked and sunk U-42 290 miles SW of Fastnet
15th October 1939 - Arrived Plymouth
15th October 1939 - Arrived Plymouth
31st October 1939 - At Liverpool for repairs
7th November 1939 - Sailed Liverpool for Scapa Flow
8th November 1939 - Arrived Scapa Flow
11th November 1939 - Sailed Scapa Flow on anti-submarine patrol and returned the next day
15th November 1939 - Joined Convoy HN.2
18th November 1939 - Detached from Convoy HN.2
20th November 1939 - Sailed Rosyth and searched for U-boats in the Rattray Head area
21st November 1939 - Searched off Fiora for the submarine thought responsible for Belfast mining
21st November 1939 - Searched for the U-boat responsible for sinking trawler Wigmore off Rattray Head
22nd November 1939 - Arrived at Invergordon to refuel after their Rattray Head patrol
23rd November 1939 - Joined HMS GLASGOW force off Muckle Flugga
24th November 1939 - Relieved HMS Kingston. Patrolled off Utvaer, Norway
25th November 1939 - Ordered to Scapa Flow to refuel
25th November 1939 - Arrived at Scapa Flow to refuel prior to escorting convoy ON.3 from Methil
28th November 1939 - On patrol off Stadlandet
1st December 1939 - Searched for a submarine reported in Edinburgh Channel
3rd December 1939 - Docking to repair asdic
9th December 1939 - Drydocked at Govan to repair defects
13th December 1939 - Sailed Greenock
17th December 1939 - Arrived Greenock
19th December 1939 - Sailed the Clyde to Cover Convoys HN.5 and NV.2
24th December 1939 - Arrived at Sullom Voe for refuelling
28th December 1939 - Arrived Liverpool escorting HMS Barham
31st December 1939 - Sailed Liverpool escorting HMS Rodney
4th January 1940 - Sailed Greenock on patrol
15th January 1940 - Cdr. Charles Leslie Firth, RN In Command
18th January 1940 - Arrived at Rosyth from convoy ON.8
19th January 1940 - Joined Convoy HN.8
20th January 1940 - Sailed Rosyth for a sweep in the North Sea
24th January 1940 - Joined Convoy ON.9
24th January 1940 - Arrived Bergen with Convoy ON.9
27th January 1940 - Sailed Bergen escorting Convoy HM.9
31st January 1940 - Arrived Methil with Convoy HN.9
5th February 1940 - Sailed Methil escorting Convoy ON.10
8th February 1940 - Sailed Bergen escortong Convoy HN.10
8th February 1940 - Arrived Bergen with Convoy ON.10
14th February 1940 - Arrived Scapa Flow
15th February 1940 - Sailed Scapa Flow and joined AA Cruiser HMS Calcutta
16th February 1940 - Sailed Bergen escorting Convoy HN.12
17th February 1940 - Detached Convoy HN.12 for Scapa Flow
18th February 1940 - Arrived Scapa Flow
21st February 1940 - Hunting five miles from Noup Head for a contact
24th February 1940 - Joined Convoy HN.14
25th February 1940 - Sank U 63 SE of the Orkney
27th February 1940 - Arrived Leith with survivors from U 63
1st March 1940 - Arrived Scapa Flow
3rd March 1940 - Joined Western section of Convoy HN.16
6th March 1940 - Arrived in the Clyde
7th March 1940 - Sailed The Clyde
9th March 1940 - Arrived Scapa Flow
13th March 1940 - Due to damage to the anti-submarine nets at Scapa Flow patrolled approaches to Hoxa Sound.
14th March 1940 - Sailed Scapa Flow for the Clyde
15th March 1940 - Arrived in the Clyde from Scapa Flow
17th March 1940 - Sed the Clyde for Portsmouth for escort duties.
18th March 1940 - Reported a defective anti-submarine transmitter.
22nd March 1940 - Sailed Plymouth for the Mediterranean
22nd March 1940 - Sailed Plymouth for the Mediterranean escorting HMS Ark Royal
23rd March 1940 - Detached from Ark Royal and returned to Plymouth
25th March 1940 - Sailed Plymouth
26th March 1940 - Arived in the Clyde
26th March 1940 - Sailed the Clyde for Scapa Flow
29th March 1940 - Sailed Rosyth with decoy ships Pakeha and Waimana
1st April 1940 - 3rd Destroyer Flotilla, 6th Division
1st April 1940 - Cdr. C.L. Firth in Command
16th July 1940 - Involved in a collision

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