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HMS Ivanhoe - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Ivanhoe

Name : HMS Ivanhoe
Laid Down : 12th February 1936
Launched : 11th February 1937
Completed : 24th August 1937
Type : Destroyer
Class : I
Builder : Yarrow
Country : UK
Pennants : D16, I16
Fate : Sunk 1st September 1940.

Timeline Entries :


10th April 1934 - Arrived St. Raphael
11th February 1937 - Launched
11th February 1937 - Pennant D16
24th October 1937 - Arrived Malta
10th December 1937 - Arrived Oran
January 1938 - 3rd Destroyer Flotilla, Mediterranean Fleet
27th March 1938 - Sailed Gibraltar
7th April 1938 - Arrived Gibraltar
18th April 1938 - Sailed Gibraltar
29th July 1938 - Arrived Abbazia
13th September 1938 - Arrived Caldetas
23rd November 1938 - Cdr. Basil Jones, RN In Command
6th March 1939 - Sailed Palma for Gibraltar
21st March 1939 - Sailed Spain
23rd March 1939 - Arrived Malta
2nd September 1939 - Sailed Alexandria for patrol off Crete
2nd September 1939 - 3rd Destroyer Flotilla, Division 6, Mediterranean Fleet
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
3rd October 1939 - Arrived Gibraltar
4th October 1939 - Sailed Gibraltar to return to Plymouth after escort duty with convoy SO.19
7th October 1939 - Sailed Plymouth for Halifax
13th October 1939 - Sailed Plymouth
14th October 1939 - Sank U-45
14th October 1939 - Assisted in Sinking U.45 south of Ireland
14th October 1939 - Escorting Kingston on Jamaica/UK convoy KJ3
16th October 1939 - Arrived Halifax
16th October 1939 - Attacked a submarine contact in the Western Approaches
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
1st December 1939 - 20th Destroyer Flotilla
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
31st December 1939 - Rescued five survivors
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
30th January 1940 - Cdr. Philip Henry Hadow, RN In Command
3rd February 1940 - Arrived in the Humber after Minelaying Operation JB in the North Sea
8th February 1940 - Searched for a submarine SSE of Buchanness
8th February 1940 - Arrived Rosyth
8th February 1940 - Arrived Rosyth
9th February 1940 - Searched for a submarine reported one mile SSE of Buchan Ness
10th February 1940 - Arrived Aberdeen
14th February 1940 - Sailed Rosyth on Operation DT
14th February 1940 - Cdr. P.H. Hadow 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
21st February 1940 - On patrol.
24th February 1940 - Submarine hunting.
26th February 1940 - Submarine hunting in Moray Firth
4th March 1940 - Arrived Aberdeen to patrol
5th March 1940 - Arrived Rosyth from Scapa Flow, via Aberdeen, for boiler cleaning.
12th March 1940 - Sailed Methil escorting three ships
13th March 1940 - Submarine hunting in Moray Firth after a report by a British aircraft
13th March 1940 - Arrived Scapa Flow
14th March 1940 - Sailed Scapa Flow for Moray Firth Patrol.
16th March 1940 - Sailed Invergordon to patrol in Moray Firth
17th March 1940 - On anti-submarine striking duties in the Maray Firth
18th March 1940 - Arrived Scapa Flow
18th March 1940 - Sailed Invergordon for Southbank escorting HMS Intrepid
18th March 1940 - Sailed Invergordon for Scapa Flow
19th March 1940 - Detached HMS Norfolk and escorted dunny carrier Hermes
19th March 1940 - Sailed Scapa Flow
19th March 1940 - Sailed Kirkwall and joind Convoy ON.21
19th March 1940 - Sailed Scapa Flow for Kirkwall escorting Base Ship Manchester City
20th March 1940 - Arrived Scapa Flow with dummy HMS Hermes
20th March 1940 - Escorted Whaler's Thirlmere and Wundemere to Aberdeen
21st March 1940 - Patrolling in the Moray Firth
23rd March 1940 - Arrived Bergen with Convoy ON.21
23rd March 1940 - Arrived Bergen with Convoy ON.21
24th March 1940 - Moray Firth Patrol
24th March 1940 - Patrolled the approaches to Stromsay Firth
25th March 1940 - Moray Firth for patrol
26th March 1940 - Sailed Invergordon to relieve destroyer HMS Icarus on Moray Firth patrol.
1st April 1940 - 20th Destroyer Flotilla, 39th Division
1st April 1940 - Cdr. P.H. Hadow in Command
1st September 1940 - Sunk

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