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HMS Faulknor - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Faulknor

Name : HMS Faulknor
Laid Down : 31st July 1933
Launched : 12th June 1934
Completed : 24th May 1935
Type : Destroyer
Class : F
Builder : Yarrow
Country : UK
Pennants : H62
Fate : Sold for scrap 22nd January 1946.

Flotilla Leader.

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HMS Faulknor, July 1935.

Timeline Entries :


17th March 1933 - Ordered
31st July 1933 - Laid down at Scotstoun Shipyard of Yarrow
12th June 1934 - Pennant H62
12th June 1934 - Launched
11th February 1935 - 6th Destroyer Flotilla
24th May 1935 - Commissioned
25th May 1935 - Arrived Portsmouth
16th July 1935 - Attended 1935 Spithead Fleet Review
11th February 1936 - Sailed Gibraltar
7th March 1936 - Sailed UK for Malta
2nd April 1936 - 6th Destroyer Flotilla
20th July 1936 - Arrived Portsmouth
10th October 1936 - Arrived Rosyth
18th April 1937 - Arrived and sailed La Rochelle
7th June 1937 - Arrived Dartmouth
11th June 1937 - Sailed Dartmouth
4th August 1937 - In Collission with steamer Clan Macfadyen off Ushant
4th August 1937 - Collision with Steamer Clan Macfadyen off Ushant
January 1938 - 6th Destroyer Flotilla, Home Fleet
29th March 1938 - Arrived Portsmouth
31st March 1938 - Capt. V.H. Danckwerts in Command
1st April 1938 - Capt. Charles Saumarez Daniel, RN In Command
1st April 1938 - Capt. C.S. Daniel in Command
5th July 1938 - 6th Destroyer Flotilla
10th July 1938 - Completed Combined exercises
17th January 1939 - Sailed Portsmouth
22nd January 1939 - Arrived Bordeaux
26th January 1939 - Sailed Bordeaux
30th January 1939 - Arrived Gibraltar
27th February 1939 - Combined Exercise
27th February 1939 - Sailed Gibraltar
3rd March 1939 - Arrived Gibraltar
6th March 1939 - Sailed Gibraltar
6th March 1939 - Combined Exercise
10th March 1939 - Arrived Gibraltar
18th March 1939 - Sailed Gibraltar
23rd March 1939 - Arrived Home Ports
27th July 1939 - Sailed Portsmouth
August 1939 - 8th Destroyer Flotilla, Home Fleet
15th August 1939 - Sailed Scapa Flow for exercises
21st August 1939 - Arrived Invergordon
25th August 1939 - Arrived Scapa Flow
31st August 1939 - Sailed Scapa Flow. Deployed in the North Sea between the Orkneys and Norway.
3rd September 1939 - 8th Destroyer Flotilla, Home Fleet, Scapa Flow
6th September 1939 - Arrived Scapa Flow
14th September 1939 - Sunk U-39 North west of Ireland after a failed torpedo attempt U-39
4th October 1939 - Investiged Submarine report 60 miles SSW of Sumburgh Head
8th October 1939 - Sailed Scapa Flow
10th October 1939 - Weather damaged and repaired in the Clyde
11th October 1939 - Arrive Loch Ewe
31st October 1939 - At Clyde for repairs
1st November 1939 - Arrived Rosyth
2nd November 1939 - Sailed Loch Ewe for Convoy Cover
2nd November 1939 - Repairs completed
9th November 1939 - Arrived Rosyth for refuelling
12th November 1939 - Sailed Rosyth to carry out full calibre firings before proceeding on patrol between the Faroes and Norway
21st November 1939 - Arrived in the Clyde from Loch Ewe
23rd November 1939 - Sailed the Clyde for a position off the Norwegian coast
24th November 1939 - At Sea
1st December 1939 - North of the Faroes to cover AMCs returning to Northern Patrol
4th December 1939 - At Loch Ewe
4th December 1939 - Arrived Loch Ewe en route to the Clyde
28th December 1939 - Sailed Loch Ewe
28th December 1939 - Sent into Loch Ewe
28th December 1939 - Sailed Loch Ewe to join damaged Barham
4th January 1940 - Sailed Loch Ewe for Portsmouth escorting HMS Nelson
4th January 1940 - Sailed Loch Ewe for Portsmouth escorting HMS Nelson
7th January 1940 - Arrived Portsmouth
7th January 1940 - Arrived Portsmouth
9th January 1940 - Sailed Portsmouth for the Clyde
10th January 1940 - Escorted HMS Canton
11th January 1940 - Searched for Submarine off Mersey Light, six miles 280 from Bar Light Vessel
12th January 1940 - Attacked a submarine contact NNW of Inishtrahull
14th January 1940 - Sailed Greenock on patrol
17th January 1940 - Arrived at Scapa Flow
2nd February 1940 - Sailed Greenock for an anti-submarine sweep towards the Mull of Kintyre
7th February 1940 - Arrived in the Clyde
8th February 1940 - Sailed The Clyde on patrol
13th February 1940 - Refuelled at Sullom Voe and returned to Battle Group
15th February 1940 - At sea near Pentland Firth covering Operation DT
19th February 1940 - Sailed the Clyde
19th February 1940 - Capt. Antony Fane de Salis, RN In Command
24th February 1940 - Arrived Greenock.
27th February 1940 - Escorted HMS Malaya and HMS Ascania from the Clyde
1st March 1940 - Arrived The Clyde
2nd March 1940 - Sailed the Clyde to cover the ON/HN Convoys
7th March 1940 - Arrived Scapa Flow
8th March 1940 - Sailed Scapa Flow
12th March 1940 - Sailed Scapa Flow to join Convoy ON.19
12th March 1940 - Sailed the Clyde for Scapa Flow
14th March 1940 - Sailed Bergen escorting Convoy HN.19
14th March 1940 - Arrived Bergen with Convoy ON.19
17th March 1940 - Arrived Scapa Flow
23rd March 1940 - Engaged in anti-submarine exercises from Scapa Flow.
23rd March 1940 - Sailed Scapa Flow to searched for submarine west of Foula Island
24th March 1940 - Departed search area for Kirkwall
24th March 1940 - Departed her anti-submarine patrol northwest of the Orkneys to proceed to Kirkwall
25th March 1940 - Joined Convoy ON.22
27th March 1940 - Arrived Bergen with Convoy ON.22
1st April 1940 - 8th Destroyer Flotilla, 15th Division Captain D
1st April 1940 - Capt. A.F. de Salis in Command
27th November 1940 - Battle Of Cape Spartivento, Sardinia
27th November 1940 - Force H
26th January 1942 - Capt. Alan Kenneth Scott-Moncrieff, RN In Command
1st March 1942 - Escort for Russian Convoy PQ 12 and return QP 08 to Iceland
28th September 1943 - Capt. Mervyn Somerset Thomas, DSO, RN In Command
7th October 1943 - Attacked a German convoy, north of Astipalea (Stampalia) in the Dodecanese
24th February 1944 - Lt.Cdr. Eric George May, RN In Command
April 1944 - Cdr. (retired) Charles Fraser Harrington Churchill, DSC, RN In Command
6th June 1944 - Participated in the Normandy Landings
19th December 1944 - Cdr. Douglas Eric Holland-Martin, DSO, DSC, RN In Command
3rd April 1945 - Cdr. George Emery Fardell, RN In Command
7th June 1945 - Accompanied the King & Queen to the Channel Islands
1946 - Broken up

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