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HMS Acheron - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Acheron

Name : HMS Acheron
Laid Down : 29th October 1928
Launched : 18th March 1930
Completed : 13th October 1921
Type : Destroyer
Class : A
Builder : Thornycroft
Country : UK
Pennants : H45
Fate : Sunk 17th December 1940.

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HMS Acheron, July 1935.


HMS Acheron, January 1938.

Known Crew Details :

Name

Start of Service

End of Service

Known Date

Joseph Allenby

17th December 1940

Guy James Andrews

17th December 1940

Richard Archer

17th December 1940

Denis Baird

17th December 1940

R J Barclay

17th December 1940

Clarence Bardsley

17th December 1940

Montague Valentine Bennett

17th December 1940

Stanley Berry

17th December 1940

William Leonard Birks

17th December 1940

Desmond Bishop

17th December 1940

James Alfred Blake

17th December 1940

Leonard Ernest William Blake

17th December 1940

Alfred Edward Blowers

17th December 1940

William Bourne

17th December 1940

Frank Brewin

17th December 1940

Harry Frederick Brook

17th December 1940

Harry Oswald Brooks

17th December 1940

Tennyson George Brown

17th December 1940

D Buckler

17th December 1940

Arthur Bunyar

17th December 1940

Bertram Sydney Bush

17th December 1940

Liionel Victor Carroll

17th December 1940

Samuel Daniel Frank Chillingworth

17th December 1940

Stephen Wilfred Chrismas

17th December 1940

William Clayson

17th December 1940

Graham Francis Cleveland

17th December 1940

James Edward Halsey Coleridge

17th December 1940

Albert Frederick Collins

17th December 1940

Frederick Albert Collins

17th December 1940

William James Compton

17th December 1940

G H Cornelius

17th December 1940

Morris Arthur Couling

17th December 1940

Ronald Allenby Crunden

17th December 1940

Howard Cutts

17th December 1940

Reuben Danby

17th December 1940

Arthur William St Clair Dillet

17th December 1940

James Dixon

17th December 1940

Joseph Dobson

17th December 1940

Frederick James Thomas Doust

17th December 1940

Charles Gentry Evans

17th December 1940

Joseph Oliver Ewers

17th December 1940

James Fagen

17th December 1940

Charles Percy Farrant

17th December 1940

Reginald Charles Findlay

17th December 1940

John Flack

17th December 1940

William John Forse

17th December 1940

George Albert Fox

17th December 1940

Robert William French

17th December 1940

Thomas John Gibbs

17th December 1940

John Victor Crusoe Goldsmith

17th December 1940

Samuel Joseph Gosse

17th December 1940

Cyril Fred Greenland

17th December 1940

Philip John Hammond

17th December 1940

John Henry Hannabuss

17th December 1940

T Hannah

17th December 1940

George Bertie Harmer

17th December 1940

Robert Harper

17th December 1940

William Henry John Hassel

17th December 1940

James Edward Hawkins

17th December 1940

Clifford James Haywood

17th December 1940

H Headlong

17th December 1940

Robert Heaney

17th December 1940

L Hesketh

17th December 1940

James Herbert Hibbard

17th December 1940

John Henry Hickman

17th December 1940

Thomas Vincent Holbrow

17th December 1940

Joseph Reginald Holland

17th December 1940

Hubert Horace Hollands

17th December 1940

Harry Howell

17th December 1940

R Hurman

17th December 1940

Philip James Hutt

17th December 1940

Arthur Alfred Samuel Hyatt

17th December 1940

C Ireland

17th December 1940

Samuel Peake Jackson

17th December 1940

Thomas Derek Jacobs

17th December 1940

Harry Jays

17th December 1940

Frederick Jones

17th December 1940

Ernest Frank Knott

17th December 1940

William Lawrence Henry Laud

17th December 1940

Ronald Lugg

17th December 1940

Arthur Lunt

17th December 1940

Archibald Maginnes

17th December 1940

William Henry Massingham

17th December 1940

Alexander Mather

17th December 1940

Allan James Mather

17th December 1940

Charles George Matthews

17th December 1940

Reginald William Matthews

17th December 1940

Michael McCluskey

17th December 1940

William McClymont

17th December 1940

Francis McEwan

17th December 1940

Kenneth McKinnon

17th December 1940

William John Metcalf

17th December 1940

Frederick Milligan

17th December 1940

George Milsom

17th December 1940

Samuel Robert Mitchell

17th December 1940

George Benjamin Arthur Moll

17th December 1940

Arthur George Charles Moore

17th December 1940

Douglas Moulson

17th December 1940

Leslie Newton

17th December 1940

William John George Nicklen

17th December 1940

Joseph Nicol

17th December 1940

Ernest Albert Nimmo

17th December 1940

John Alfred Parker

17th December 1940

Francis Parnwell

17th December 1940

C W Parsons

17th December 1940

Christopher Harry Perkins

17th December 1940

Stanley Perkins

17th December 1940

Stanley George Pitcher

17th December 1940

John Cornelius Pitt

17th December 1940

Norman Edward Post

17th December 1940

Harold Leslie Pratt

17th December 1940

Ernest James Preston

17th December 1940

Charles Leon Pretre

17th December 1940

Ernest Edward Price

17th December 1940

Silvester Joseph Putnam

17th December 1940

Desmond Charles Putt

17th December 1940

William Alexander Quin

17th December 1940

Ronald Charles Ranger

17th December 1940

Edward Mark Rayner

17th December 1940

F H Reeve

17th December 1940

Bernard Geoffrey Rhodes

17th December 1940

R Riches

17th December 1940

George Alexander Ritchie

17th December 1940

Albert Charles Robinson

17th December 1940

Joseph George Rodd

17th December 1940

Harry John Rowe

17th December 1940

Horace Rowe

17th December 1940

George Shaw

17th December 1940

Alfred Jack Sheppard

17th December 1940

Joseph Simms

17th December 1940

Leslie John Sinnett

17th December 1940

D E Sleeman

17th December 1940

Albert Smith

17th December 1940

Frederick Anthony Smith

17th December 1940

James Edmund Smith

17th December 1940

Thomas Henry Smith

17th December 1940

F Somers

17th December 1940

Thomas Harold Palmer Spratt

17th December 1940

Henry George Staker

17th December 1940

Edward Arnold Stevens

17th December 1940

Sidney Thomas Stingmore

17th December 1940

Summers Thomas Thain

17th December 1940

George Alfred Tilley

17th December 1940

Eugene Mauger Tisson

17th December 1940

John Topham

17th December 1940

Wilfred Towle

17th December 1940

George Tricker

17th December 1940

J P Turnbull

17th December 1940

Leslie Irwin Charles Tutt

17th December 1940

Harry Vardy

17th December 1940

K C Villiers

17th December 1940

Robert Samuel Walker

17th December 1940

Alexander James Frederick Watson

17th December 1940

Maurice Kelvin Westwell

17th December 1940

Richard Norman Whadcock

17th December 1940

Walter Ernest Whiting

17th December 1940

Kenneth Whitney

17th December 1940

Tom Whitworth

17th December 1940

Lawrence Vaughan Wickens

17th December 1940

George Henry Wilkins

17th December 1940

Arthur Ernest Matthew Wilkinson

17th December 1940

George Albert Williams

17th December 1940

Lawrence Williamson

17th December 1940

R E Willis

17th December 1940

John Rees Wilson

17th December 1940

R N O Wilson

17th December 1940

Albert Henry Woplin

17th December 1940

Thomas Claude Wormworth

17th December 1940

Alfred Worthington

17th December 1940

Timeline Entries :


29th May 1928 - Ordered from John I Thornycroft at Woolston
29th October 1928 - Laid down
18th March 1930 - Launched
18th March 1930 - Pennant Number H45
1st May 1930 - 3rd Destroyer Flotilla
31st October 1931 - Commissioned
29th January 1932 - Arrived Malta
22nd April 1932 - Arrived Malta
22nd April 1932 - Lt. Cmdr. P. V. James in Command
1st October 1932 - Lt. Cmdr. P. V. James in Command
1st October 1932 - 3rd Destroyer Flotilla. Mediterranean Fleet
14th January 1933 - Arrived Port Drepano
25th January 1933 - Sailed Port Drepano
25th January 1933 - Arrived Gulf of Patras
1st February 1933 - Arrived Malta
7th March 1933 - Sailed Malta for Pollensa Bay
10th March 1933 - Arrived Palma
28th March 1933 - Sailed Pollensa for Bormes Roads
30th March 1933 - Arrived Bormes Roads
12th April 1933 - Arrived Antibes
24th April 1933 - Sailed Antibes
27th April 1933 - Arrived Malta
27th April 1933 - Arrived Malta
19th July 1933 - Arrived Susak
5th August 1933 - Arrived Kotor
31st August 1933 - Sailed Malta
2nd September 1933 - Arrived Skiathos
11th September 1933 - Sailed Skiathos
11th September 1933 - Arrived Stylis
18th September 1933 - Sailed Stylis
19th September 1933 - Arrived Port Sigri
25th September 1933 - Sailed Port Sigri
27th September 1933 - Arrived Haifa
3rd October 1933 - Sailed Haifa
4th October 1933 - Arrived Alexandria
11th October 1933 - Sailed Alexandria
13th October 1933 - Arrived Navarin
21st October 1933 - Sailed Navarin
23rd October 1933 - Arrived Malta
10th January 1934 - Sailed Malta for short winter cruise
25th January 1934 - Arrived Malta
3rd March 1934 - Sailed Malta for Gibraltar
23rd March 1934 - Sailed Gibraltar
27th March 1934 - Arrived Leghorn
24th April 1934 - Sailed St. Raphael for Malta
15th August 1934 - Arrived Malta
29th August 1934 - Sailed Malta
1st September 1934 - Arrived Brioni
10th September 1934 - Sailed Brioni
10th September 1934 - Arrived Crkvenica
19th September 1934 - Sailed Crkvenica
19th September 1934 - Arrived Olib
21st September 1934 - Arrived Olib
25th September 1934 - Sailed Olib
25th September 1934 - Arrived Rogoznica
1st October 1934 - Sailed Rogoznica
2nd October 1934 - Arrived Gulf of Drin
8th October 1934 - Arrived Malaluka Bay
8th October 1934 - Sailed Gulf of Drin
15th October 1934 - Sailed Malaluka Bay
15th October 1934 - Arrived Kotor (Tivat)
22nd October 1934 - Sailed Kotor (Tivat)
25th October 1934 - Arrived Malta
22nd April 1935 - 3rd Destroyer Flotilla
16th July 1935 - Attended 1935 Spithead Fleet Review
16th August 1935 - Arrived Portsmouth
30th May 1936 - Arrived Alexandria
10th June 1936 - Sailed Alexandria for Malta
17th June 1936 - Arrived Portsmouth
24th March 1937 - Arrived Portsmouth
12th April 1937 - Sailed Portsmouth for Portland
14th April 1937 - Arrived Portsmouth
16th July 1937 - Arrived Portsmouth
25th October 1937 - Sailed Portsmouth for Portland
7th March 1938 - Arrived Portland
10th March 1938 - Arrived Portsmouth
10th March 1938 - Sailed Portland for Portsmouth
January 1939 - Lt.Cdr. Ralph William Frank Northcott in Command
January 1939 - Lt.Cdr. Ralph William Frank Northcott, RN in Command
1st January 1939 - 18th Destroyer Flotilla
1st January 1939 - 18th Destroyer Flotilla
17th January 1939 - Arrived Portland
19th January 1939 - Sailed Portland for Portsmouth
19th January 1939 - Arrived Portsmouth
19th January 1939 - Arrived Portsmouth
6th March 1939 - Arrived Portland
24th April 1939 - Sailed Portsmouth for Portland
24th April 1939 - Arrived Portland
27th April 1939 - Arrived Portsmouth
5th August 1939 - Arrived Portland
8th August 1939 - Arrived Weymouth Bay
9th August 1939 - Attended Review of the British Reserve Fleet
2nd September 1939 - At Portsmouth Repairing
2nd September 1939 - Arrived Portland
3rd September 1939 - Arrived Portland
7th September 1939 - 18th Flotilla transferred to Western Approaches Command
7th September 1939 - 18th Flotilla transferred to Western Approaches Command
19th September 1939 - Joined Convoy MB005/1
21st September 1939 - Left Convoy MB005/1
23rd September 1939 - Joined Convoy MB007/1
25th September 1939 - Left Convoy MB007/1
29th September 1939 - Joined Convoy MB009/1
30th September 1939 - Left Convoy MB009/1
1st October 1939 - Joined Convoy MB010/1
2nd October 1939 - Left Convoy MB010/1
12th October 1939 - Submarine hunting off Newhaven
30th November 1939 - At Portsmouth repairing
11th December 1939 - Searched for a U-boat in the Channel near Portsmouth
11th December 1939 - Starboard engine failed and put her out of action
31st December 1939 - At Portsmouth repairing
31st January 1940 - At Portsmouth under repair
29th February 1940 - Under repair at Portsmouth
6th April 1940 - Joined Convoy SA036
8th April 1940 - Left Convoy SA036
December 1940 - Lt. John Rees Wilson, RN in Command
17th December 1940 - Sunk

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