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HMS Leda |
Laid Down : 16th November 1936
Launched : 8th June 1937
Completed : 19th May 1938
Type : Minesweeper
Class : Halcyon
Builder : Devonport
Country : UK
Pennants : J93, N93
Fate : Sunk by two torpedoes from U435 on 20th September 1942.
Timeline Entries :
16th November 1936 - Laid down
8th June 1937 - Launched
2nd September 1939 - At Gibraltar
22nd October 1939 - Sailed Gibraltar escorting Convoy HG.5
30th October 1939 - Arrived Liverpool
17th November 1939 - Sailed Harwich for minelaying in the Thames approaches in operation RG
21st November 1939 - Searched for a submarine one mile south of Cross Sands
28th November 1939 - Attacked a submarine contact in 51-49N, 1-50E near convoy FN.43
1st December 1939 - Laid mines in the Thames approaches
29th February 1940 - Sailed minelaying Operation PA2 in Moray Firth
2nd March 1940 - Arrived in the Tyne
2nd March 1940 - Sailed the Tyne in Convoy FS.10 for the Humber
20th March 1940 - 5th Mine Sweeping Flotilla
20th March 1940 - Arrived Dover from the Humber
22nd March 1940 - Assisted laying three light buoys along the North Goodwins-Wandelaar searched channel.
20th September 1942 - Cdr. A.H. Wynne-Edwards in Command
20th September 1942 - Sunk by U435
Database Currently Holds : 6278 ships and 6289 crew!
Last edited : 19:49, October 13, 2012
By : jbryce1437
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