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HMS Hostile - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Hostile

Name : HMS Hostile
Laid Down : 27th February 1935
Launched : 24th January 1936
Completed : 10th September 1936
Type : Destroyer
Class : H
Builder : Scotts
Country : UK
Pennants : H55
Fate : Sunk 23rd August 1940.

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HMS Hostile, June 1937.

Known Crew Details :

Name

Start of Service

End of Service

Known Date

Alfred Albert Victor Bewsy

23rd August 1940

Henry George Cordy

23rd August 1940

Ralph Usher Modd

23rd August 1940

Charles Parhan

23rd August 1940

Walter Pegram

23rd August 1940

Edward Period

23rd August 1940

Leonard Victor Pugh

23rd August 1940

Timeline Entries :


24th January 1936 - Launched
24th January 1936 - Pennant
10th September 1936 - Completed
13th September 1936 - Arrived Sheerness
October 1936 - Joined 2nd Destroyer Flotilla, Mediterranean
19th October 1936 - Arrived Portland
24th October 1936 - Sailed Portland for Gibraltar
23rd May 1937 - Sailed Marseille
27th May 1937 - Arrived Gibraltar
9th June 1937 - Sailed Valencia for Marseille
14th June 1937 - Arrived Valencia
17th November 1937 - Commenced refit at Gibraltar
15th December 1937 - Completed refit at Gibraltar
January 1938 - 2nd Destroyer Flotilla, Mediterranean Fleet
12th January 1938 - Arrived Malta
1st April 1938 - Arrived Gibraltar
30th July 1938 - Arrived Malta
23rd August 1938 - Cdr. John Piachaud Wright, RN In Command
23rd January 1939 - Sailed Malta for Palma
26th January 1939 - Arrived Marseilles
29th March 1939 - Sailed Oran for Sfax
1st April 1939 - Arrived Sfax
May 1939 - Completed refit at Chatham
2nd August 1939 - 2nd Destroyer Flotilla, Mediterranean
2nd August 1939 - Recommissioned for service in the Mediterranean
3rd August 1939 - Sailed Chatham for Gibraltar
4th August 1939 - Sailed UK for the Mediterranean
7th August 1939 - Arrived Gibraltar
8th August 1939 - Sailed Gibraltar for Malta
11th August 1939 - Arrived at Malta to return to the Mediterranean Fleet
2nd September 1939 - Sailed Malta for Alexandria
2nd September 1939 - 2nd Destroyer Flotilla, Division 3, Mediterranean Fleet
2nd October 1939 - Sailed Malta
5th October 1939 - Sailed Gibraltar for duty with the South Atlantic Command at Freetown
11th October 1939 - Joined Aircraft Carrier Ark Royal and Battlecruiser Renown
12th October 1939 - Arrived Freetown
14th October 1939 - Sailed Freetown for patrol duties
15th October 1939 - Sailed Freetown escorting Convoy SL.5
3rd November 1939 - Arrived Liverpool with Convoy SL.5
18th November 1939 - Sailed Freetown to operate south of Freetown along the convoy route
25th November 1939 - Arrived Freeport
1st December 1939 - Covering the Freetown to Natal shipping route
12th December 1939 - North of St Paul Rocks
15th December 1939 - Arrived at Pernambuco from Freetown, refuelled immediately, and departed for Rio de Janeiro
16th December 1939 - Sailed Pernambuco for the River Plate
18th December 1939 - Searched for supply ship Altmark
22nd December 1939 - Arrived River Plate
24th December 1939 - Arrived Freetown
13th January 1940 - Sailed Freetown escorting Convoy SLF.16
13th January 1940 - Sailed Freetown escorting Convoy SLF.16
20th January 1940 - Detached Convoy for Gibraltar
22nd January 1940 - Sailed Gibraltar with Convoy SLF.16
25th January 1940 - Arrived Dover before going on to Sheerness and then Chatham were she docked for repairs and refit
31st January 1940 - At Plymouth with defects
26th February 1940 - Completed Refitting at Chatham. Sailed Chatham
2nd March 1940 - Sailed Plymouth for the Clyde
2nd March 1940 - Sailed Portsmouth for the Clyde
3rd March 1940 - Arrived the Clyde
3rd March 1940 - Arrived the Clyde
5th March 1940 - Sailed Greenock screening AMCs for firing drills
5th March 1940 - Arrived Greenock
7th March 1940 - Sailed The Clyde
9th March 1940 - Arrived Scapa Flow
12th March 1940 - Searched for submarine reported by aircraft east of South Ronaldsay
12th March 1940 - Escorted 1st Cruiser Squadron on a full caliber shoot west of the Orkneys
13th March 1940 - Arrived Scapa Flow
13th March 1940 - Sailed Scapa Flow for the Clyde
14th March 1940 - Arrived in the Clyde
16th March 1940 - Sailed the Clyde for Scapa Flow
17th March 1940 - Arrived Scapa Flow
19th March 1940 - Covered Convoys HN.20 and ON.21 and Operation DU Activities
19th March 1940 - 2nd Destroyer Flotilla
19th March 1940 - Sailed Scapa Flow
21st March 1940 - Arrived Sullom Voe
21st March 1940 - Sailed Sullom Voe
1st April 1940 - 2nd Destroyer Flotilla, 4th Division
1st April 1940 - Lt. Cdr. J.P. Wright in Command
10th April 1940 - First Battle of Narvik
18th July 1940 - Lt.Cdr. Anthony Frank Burnell-Nugent, DSC, RN In Command
23rd August 1940 - Sunk
7th September 1940 - Battle Of Punto Stilo, Italy
7th September 1940 - 2nd Destroyer Flotilla

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