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HMS Danae - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Danae

Name : HMS Danae
Laid Down : 1st December 1916
Launched : 26th January 1918
Completed : 22nd July 1918
Type : Cruiser
Class : D
Builder : Armstrong
Country : UK
Sequence : This is the 5th ship with this name.
Pennants : D44, I44
Fate : Loaned to Poland as ORP Conrad between 4th October 1944 and 28th September 1946.
Later became : Conrad

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Timeline Entries :


1st December 1916 - Laid down
26th January 1918 - Launched
June 1918 - Harwich Force
1st June 1919 - 1st Light Cruiser Squadron, Atlantic Fleet
3rd November 1919 - Sailed Chatham
5th November 1919 - Sailed Queenstown for Halifax
12th November 1919 - Arrived Halifax
2nd December 1919 - Sailed Portsmouth for Chatham
14th January 1920 - Arrived Sheerness from Chatham to join the 1st Light Cruiser Squadron
14th January 1920 - Capt. T.E. Wardle in Command
30th March 1920 - Arrived Chatham
5th April 1920 - Arrived Chatham
5th April 1920 - Capt. F.C. Fisher in Command
1st February 1921 - Sailed UK for Horta
1st February 1921 - Capt. F.C. Fisher in Command
1st February 1921 - 1st Light Cruiser Squadron
7th February 1921 - Sailed Horta for Ponta Delgado
15th February 1921 - Sailed Ponta Delgado for Madeira
15th February 1921 - Sailed Ponta Delgado for Funchal
17th February 1921 - Arrived Funchal
28th February 1921 - Sailed Funchal
1st March 1921 - Arrived Teneriffe
5th March 1921 - Sailed Teneriffe
6th March 1921 - Arrived Las Palmas
10th March 1921 - Sailed Las Palmas for Gibraltar
10th March 1921 - Sailed Las Palmas
12th March 1921 - Arrived Gibraltar
17th March 1921 - Sailed Gibraltar
22nd March 1921 - Arrived UK
30th July 1921 - Sailed Riga for Revel
31st July 1921 - Arrived Revel
2nd August 1921 - Sailed Reval
2nd August 1921 - Arrived Helingfors
5th August 1921 - Sailed Helsingfoss for Stockholm
9th August 1921 - Sailed Stockholm for Memel
11th August 1921 - Arrived Copenhagen
13th August 1921 - Sailed Copenhagen for Keil
14th August 1921 - Arrived Heligoland
15th August 1921 - Sailed Heligoland for Cuxhaven
15th August 1921 - Arrived Cuxhaven
16th August 1921 - Sailed Cuxhaven for Sheerness
17th August 1921 - Arrived Sheerness
9th February 1922 - Arrived Pollensa Bay
9th February 1922 - 1st Light Cruiser Squadron
20th February 1922 - Sailed Pollensa Bay
21st February 1922 - Arrived Palma
4th March 1922 - Sailed Palma
6th March 1922 - Arrived Gibraltar
13th March 1922 - Sailed Gibraltar
16th March 1922 - Arrived Arosa Bay
25th March 1922 - Sailed Arosa Bay
27th March 1922 - Arrived La Rochelle
7th April 1922 - Sailed La Rochelle
1923 - Capt. Francis M. Austin in Command
31st August 1923 - Completed refit at Chatham
20th September 1925 - Arrived Gibraltar
18th March 1929 - Exercising off North Africa Coast
19th March 1929 - Arrived Pollensa Bay
11th December 1930 - Sailed Port Stanley for Port Edgar
28th January 1932 - Sailed Santa Dimingo
16th February 1932 - Sailed Kingston, Jamaica
19th February 1932 - Arrived Havana from Kingston, Jamaica
19th February 1932 - Capt. A.L. St. G. Lyster in Command
24th February 1932 - Sailed Havana
1st July 1932 - Capt. C.H. Knox-Little Assumed Command
1st October 1932 - Capt. C. H. Knox-Little in Command
1st October 1932 - 8th Cruiser Squadron, America and West Indies Station
6th January 1933 - Arrived Galvaston
6th January 1933 - Capt. C.H. Knox-Little in Command
10th January 1933 - Sailed Galvaston for Houston
11th January 1933 - Sailed Bermuda
15th January 1933 - Arrived Miami
22nd January 1933 - Sailed Miami
23rd January 1933 - Arrived Havana
30th January 1933 - Sailed Havana
2nd February 1933 - Arrived Kingston
12th February 1933 - Sailed Kingston
15th February 1933 - Arrived Belize
20th February 1933 - Sailed Belize
23rd February 1933 - Arrived Vera Cruz
3rd March 1933 - Sailed Vera Cruz
6th March 1933 - Arrived New Orleans
14th March 1933 - Sailed New Oleans
15th March 1933 - Arrived Pensicola
23rd March 1933 - Sailed Pensicola
26th March 1933 - Arrived Nassau
31st March 1933 - Sailed Nassau
3rd April 1933 - Arrived Bermuda
15th April 1933 - Sailed Gibraltar for Bermuda
24th April 1933 - Arrived Bermuda
25th April 1933 - Arrived Bermuda
10th June 1933 - Sailed Bermuda for the St. Lawrence
10th June 1933 - Capt. C.H. Knox-Little in Command
10th June 1933 - Sailed Bermuda for Halifax
23rd June 1933 - Arrived Montreal
3rd July 1933 - Sailed Montreal
29th July 1933 - Arrived Bar Harbour, Maine
18th August 1933 - Sailed Boston, Mass for Bermuda
24th August 1933 - Sailed Bermuda
29th August 1933 - Arrived St. Kitts
1st September 1933 - Sailed St. Kitts
2nd September 1933 - Arrived Barbados
13th September 1933 - Sailed Barbados
14th September 1933 - Arrived Tobago
18th September 1933 - Sailed Tobago
19th September 1933 - Arrived Georgetown
26th September 1933 - Sailed Georgetown
27th September 1933 - Arrived Trinidad
30th September 1933 - Sailed Trinidad
4th October 1933 - Arrive Kingston
9th October 1933 - Sailed Kingston
10th October 1933 - Arrived Grand Cayman
12th October 1933 - Sailed Lt. Cayman
12th October 1933 - Sailed Grand Cayman
12th October 1933 - Arrived Lt. Cayman
13th October 1933 - Arrive Kingston
18th October 1933 - Sailed Kingston
19th October 1933 - Arrived Grand Turk Island
20th October 1933 - Sailed Grand Turk Island
23rd October 1933 - Arrived Bermuda
November 1933 - Washington D.C.
3rd November 1933 - Sailed Bermuda for Washinton
11th January 1934 - Sailed Bermuda
12th January 1934 - Sailed Bermuda for Miami
12th January 1934 - Capt. C.H. Knox-Little in Command
15th January 1934 - Arrived Miami
15th January 1934 - Arrived Miami
22nd January 1934 - Sailed Miami
25th January 1934 - Arrived Kingston, Jamaica
3rd February 1934 - Sailed Kingston for Belize
6th February 1934 - Arrived Belize
13th February 1934 - Sailed Belize for Vera Cruz
16th February 1934 - Arrived Vera Cruz
24th February 1934 - Sailed Vera Cruz for New Orleans
7th March 1934 - Sailed New Orleans
23rd March 1934 - Sailed Pensacola for Nassau
25th March 1934 - Sailed St. Petersburg, Florida
26th March 1934 - Arrived Nassau
5th April 1934 - Arrived Bermuda
18th May 1934 - Sailed Bermuda for Montserrat
30th May 1934 - Sailed Monserrat for Bermuda
7th June 1934 - Sailed Bermuda for Esquimalt
7th June 1934 - Sailed Bermuda
7th June 1934 - Capt. C.H. Knox-Little in Command
13th June 1934 - Arrived Balboa
18th June 1934 - Sailed Balboa
18th June 1934 - Sailed Balboa for San Diego
29th June 1934 - Arrived San Diego
5th July 1934 - Sailed San Diego
9th July 1934 - Arrived Esquimalt
18th July 1934 - Sailed Esquimalt
18th July 1934 - Arrived Comox
8th August 1934 - Sailed Comox
11th August 1934 - Arrived Juneau
13th August 1934 - On the American and West Indies Station
16th August 1934 - Sailed Juneau
17th August 1934 - Arrived Prince Rupert
23rd August 1934 - Sailed Prince Rupert
25th August 1934 - Arrived Nanaimo
29th August 1934 - Arrived Vancouver
29th August 1934 - Sailed Nanaimo
5th September 1934 - Sailed Vancouver
6th September 1934 - Arrived Tacoma
11th September 1934 - Sailed Tacoma
12th September 1934 - Arrived Port Alberni
17th September 1934 - Sailed Alberni
20th September 1934 - Arrived San Francisco
20th September 1934 - Arrived San Fransisco
27th September 1934 - Sailed San Fransisco
28th September 1934 - Arrived Long Beach
6th October 1934 - Sailed Long Beach
16th October 1934 - Arrived Balboa
17th October 1934 - Sailed Balboa
17th October 1934 - Arrived Cristobel
19th October 1934 - Arrive Kingston
20th October 1934 - Arrived Kingston, Jamaica
25th October 1934 - Sailed Kingston
29th October 1934 - Arrived Bermuda
16th January 1935 - Sailed Bermuda
16th January 1935 - Captain C.H. Knox-Little in Command
19th January 1935 - Sailed Bermuda for Georgetown
22nd January 1935 - Arrived Georgetown, Demerara
29th January 1935 - Sailed Georgetown, Demerara
30th January 1935 - Arrived Port of Spain, Trinidad
5th February 1935 - Sailed Port of Spain, Trinidad
22nd February 1935 - Arrived Kingston, Jamaica
6th March 1935 - Sailed Kingston Jamaica
7th March 1935 - Arrived Cayman Islands
11th March 1935 - Sailed Cayman Islands
21st March 1935 - Arrived St. Petersburg
28th March 1935 - Arrived Charleston
3rd April 1935 - Sailed Charleston for Bermuda
6th April 1935 - Arrived Bermuda
July 1935 - Capt. C.H. Knox-Little Relinquished Command
30th July 1935 - Arrived Powell River
3rd June 1936 - Cdr. W.P. Carne Assumed Command
3rd June 1936 - Cdr. C.R. McCrum Relinquished Comman
25th August 1936 - Commissioned
25th August 1936 - Capt. L.E.H. Maund Assumed Command
27th August 1936 - Capt. L.E.H. Maund Assumed Command
1st September 1936 - Sailed Portsmouth for the China Station
2nd September 1936 - Sailed Portsmouth
5th September 1936 - Arrived Gibraltar
8th September 1936 - Arrived Malta
9th September 1936 - Arrived Malta for Work up
29th September 1936 - Sailed Malta
2nd October 1936 - Arrived Port Said
4th October 1936 - Passage through Suez
4th October 1936 - Sailed Port Said
9th October 1936 - Arrived Aden
9th October 1936 - Arrived Aden
12th October 1936 - Sailed Aden
19th October 1936 - Arrived Colombo
22nd October 1936 - Sailed Colombo for Singapore
22nd October 1936 - Sailed Colombo for Singapore
28th October 1936 - Arrived Singapore
13th January 1937 - Arrived Sydney
14th April 1937 - Arrived Putu
24th April 1937 - Sailed Shanghai
27th April 1937 - Arrived Nanking
15th July 1937 - Arrived Nanking
4th August 1937 - Arrived Chingwangtao
5th August 1937 - Arrived Wusung
13th August 1937 - Sailed Chinwangtao
14th August 1937 - Arrived Chefoo
23rd August 1937 - Sailed Chefoo
23rd October 1937 - Sailed Hong Kong for UK
23rd October 1937 - Sailed Hong Kong for Penang
9th December 1937 - Arrived Portsmouth from China
9th December 1937 - Arrived Portsmouth
10th December 1937 - At Portsmouth
10th December 1937 - Capt. L.E.H. Maund in Command
January 1938 - Reserve Fleet, UK
24th January 1938 - Taken in hand for refit for passing into reserve
9th August 1939 - Attended Review of the British Reserve Fleet
25th August 1939 - Sailed Plymouth for Gibraltar
28th August 1939 - Arrived Gibraltar
2nd September 1939 - 9th Cruiser Squadron, South Atlantic Command, Freetown
3rd September 1939 - Sailed Freetown for Simonstown
7th October 1939 - Sailed Capetown on escort duties
9th October 1939 - Sailed Capetown on escort duties
18th October 1939 - Sailed Dakar for St. Helena
22nd October 1939 - Arrived St. Helena
22nd October 1939 - Sailed St. Helena escorting Athlone Castle for Simonstown
28th October 1939 - Arrived Simonstown, escorting troopship Athlone Castle from St Helena
2nd November 1939 - Sailed Simonstown for Mauritius
10th November 1939 - Sailed Mauritius for Colombo
18th November 1939 - Arrived Colombo
20th November 1939 - Sailed Colombo for Singapore
26th November 1939 - Arrived Singapore
29th November 1939 - Sailed Singapore for Hong Kong
3rd December 1939 - Arrived Hong Kong for refitting
5th December 1939 - Taken in hand for repairs at Hong Kong
14th February 1940 - Refit completed at Hong Kong
14th February 1940 - Repairs completed at Hong Kong
6th March 1940 - Sailed Hong Kong on patrol.
21st March 1940 - Saiked Singapore on patrol
25th July 1943 - Arrived Scapa Flow
6th June 1944 - Participated in the Normandy Landings

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