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HMS Barfleur - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Barfleur

Name : HMS Barfleur
Laid Down : 28th October 1942
Launched : 1st November 1943
Completed : 14th September 1944
Type : Destroyer
Class : Battle
Builder : Swan Hunter
Country : UK
Pennants : D80
Fate : Scrapped 29th September 1966.

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HMS Barfleur, August 1966.

Timeline Entries :


28th November 1942 - Laid down
28th October 1943 - Laid Down
1st November 1943 - Pennant R80
1st November 1943 - Launched
7th September 1944 - Commenced Trials
18th September 1944 - Completed Trials
21st September 1944 - Reduced to Care and Maintenance while fitting of the Mark 6 Director was completed
November 1944 - Cdr. M. S. Townsend, DSO, OBE, DSC+
November 1944 - British Pacific Fleet
1945 - Pennant D61 British Pacific Fleet
11th January 1945 - Arrived Swan Hunter's Yard
11th January 1945 - Recommissioned
20th January 1945 - Sailed Swan Hunter's Yard
20th January 1945 - Ready For Sea
21st January 1945 - Arrived Tyne Graving Dock
23rd January 1945 - Sailed Tyne Graving Dock
25th January 1945 - Arrived Scapa Flow
8th February 1945 - Sailed Scapa Flow
13th February 1945 - Arrived Gibraltar
29th March 1945 - Sailed Gibraltar
31st March 1945 - Arrived Portsmouth
22nd April 1945 - Sailed Portsmouth
24th April 1945 - Arrived Scapa Flow
25th April 1945 - Sailed Scapa Flow
30th April 1945 - Arrived Gibraltar
30th April 1945 - Sailed Gibraltar
2nd May 1945 - Arrived Malta
12th May 1945 - Sailed Malta
14th May 1945 - Sailed Alexandria
14th May 1945 - Arrived Alexandria
15th May 1945 - Sailed Suez
15th May 1945 - Arrived Suez
18th May 1945 - Arrived Aden
19th May 1945 - Sailed Aden
23rd May 1945 - Arrived Colombo
25th May 1945 - Sailed Colombo
26th May 1945 - Arrived Addu Atoll
26th May 1945 - Sailed Addu Atoll
2nd June 1945 - Arrived Fremantle
3rd June 1945 - Sailed Fremantle
7th June 1945 - Arrived Sydney
17th June 1945 - Sailed Sydney
17th June 1945 - Arrived Jervis Bay
20th June 1945 - Sailed Jervis Bay
20th June 1945 - Arrived Sydney
28th June 1945 - Sailed Sydney
4th July 1945 - Arrived Seeadler Harbour Manus
6th July 1945 - Sailed Seeadler Harbour Manus
11th July 1945 - Arrived Seeadler Harbour Manus
13th July 1945 - Sailed Seeadler Harbour Manus
15th July 1945 - Sailed Eniwetok
15th July 1945 - Arrived Eniwetok
16th July 1945 - Attacked the Tokyo area
17th July 1945 - Attacked the Tokyo Area
27th August 1945 - At Sagami Bay
28th August 1945 - At Sagami Bay
5th September 1945 - Arrived Tokyo Bay
7th September 1945 - Sailed Tokyo Bay
9th September 1945 - Arrived Ominato, Hakodate
13th September 1945 - Sailed Ominato, Hakodate
17th September 1945 - Arrived Tokyo Bay
19th September 1945 - Sailed Tokyo Bay
19th September 1945 - Arrived Yokohama
21st September 1945 - Sailed Yokohama
21st September 1945 - Arrived Tokyo Bay
24th September 1945 - Sailed Tokyo Bay
6th October 1945 - Arrived Sydney
29th October 1945 - Sailed Sydney
1st November 1945 - Arrived Adelaide
6th November 1945 - Sailed Adelaide
8th November 1945 - Beauty Point River Tamar
14th November 1945 - Beauty Point River Tamar
18th November 1945 - Arrived Nelson
21st November 1945 - Sailed Nelson
21st November 1945 - Arrived Picton
27th November 1945 - Sailed Picton
29th November 1945 - Arrived Auckland
January 1946 - At Auckland
28th January 1946 - Sailed Auckland
1st February 1946 - Arrived Sydney
4th February 1946 - Sailed Sydney
11th February 1946 - Arrived Darwin
12th February 1946 - Sailed Darwin
19th February 1946 - Arrived Hong Kong
7th March 1946 - Sailed Hong Kon
11th March 1946 - Arrived Shanghai, Taku Bay, Tien-Tsin
20th March 1946 - At Shanghai
6th April 1946 - Sailed Shanghai, Taku Bay, Tien-Tsin
12th April 1946 - Arrived Shanghai
25th April 1946 - Sailed Shanghai
28th April 1946 - Arrived Hong Kong
May 1946 - In Shanghai
May 1946 - In Whang-Po River Shanghai
10th May 1946 - Sailed Hong Kon
16th May 1946 - Arrived Yokohama
30th May 1946 - Sailed Yokohama
31st May 1946 - Arrived Kobe
6th June 1946 - Sailed Kobe
7th June 1946 - Arrived Kure
14th June 1946 - Sailed Kure
17th June 1946 - Sailed Komatsushima
17th June 1946 - Arrived Komatsushima
20th June 1946 - Arrived Matsuhama
26th June 1946 - Sailed Matsuhama
27th June 1946 - Arrived Kure
28th June 1946 - Sailed Kure
29th June 1946 - Arrived Fukuoka
30th June 1946 - Arrived Fukuoka
2nd July 1946 - Arrived Nagasaki
2nd July 1946 - Sailed Fukuoka
2nd July 1946 - Sailed Fukuoka
5th July 1946 - Sailed Naghasaki
6th July 1946 - Arrived Kure
9th July 1946 - Sailed Kure
12th July 1946 - Arrived Yokohama
18th July 1946 - Sailed Yokohama
21st July 1946 - Arrived Chemulpho
24th July 1946 - Sailed Chemulpho
27th July 1946 - Arrived Hong Kong
17th August 1946 - Sailed Hong Kon
21st August 1946 - Arrived Yokohama
27th August 1946 - Sailed Yokohama
1st September 1946 - Arrived Hong Kong
3rd September 1946 - Sailed Hong Kon
7th September 1946 - Arrived Singapore
9th September 1946 - Sailed Singapore
14th September 1946 - Arrived Colombo
16th September 1946 - Sailed Colombo
22nd September 1946 - Arrived Aden
23rd September 1946 - Sailed Aden
27th September 1946 - Arrived Suez
27th September 1946 - Sailed Suez
27th September 1946 - Arrived Port Said
28th September 1946 - Sailed Port Said
1st October 1946 - Arrived Malta
2nd October 1946 - Sailed Malta
5th October 1946 - Arrived Gibraltar
6th October 1946 - Sailed Gibraltar
10th October 1946 - Arrived Portsmouth
15th June 1953 - Participated in 1953 Coronation Review
11th May 1954 - Sailed Gibraltar escorting HMY Britannia
19th May 1954 - Met the Queen 9 miles south east of Plymouth
29th June 1966 - Arrived Dailmuir for Scrapping
September 1966 - Broken up at Dalmuir

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Last edited : 16:19, February 25, 2011
By : jbryce1437


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