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HMS Decoy - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Decoy

Name : HMS Decoy
Laid Down : 25th June 1931
Launched : 7th June 1932
Completed : 17th January 1933
Type : Destroyer
Class : D
Builder : Thornycroft
Country : UK
Pennants : H75
Fate : To Canada (Kootenay) 12th Arpil 1943.
Later became : HMCS Kootenay

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HMS Decoy, 1936.

Timeline Entries :


7th June 1931 - Launched
7th June 1931 - Pennant H75
6th April 1932 - Off Hyeres
14th January 1933 - Arrived Port Galaxidi
25th January 1933 - Sailed Port Galaxidi
1st February 1933 - Arrived Malta
1st March 1933 - At Portland
7th March 1933 - Sailed Malta for Pollensa Bay
10th March 1933 - Arrived Palma
16th March 1933 - Sailed Portland for Plymouth
7th April 1933 - Sailed Plymouth
11th April 1933 - Arrived Gibraltar
12th April 1933 - Sailed Gibraltar
16th April 1933 - Arrived Malta
17th April 1933 - Arrived Gibraltar
18th April 1933 - Sailed Gibraltar for Malta
22nd April 1933 - Arrived Malta
27th June 1933 - Sailed Malta
29th June 1933 - Arrived Corfu
4th July 1933 - Arrived Argostoli
4th July 1933 - Sailed Corfu
13th July 1933 - Sailed Argostoli
15th July 1933 - Arrived Trieste
24th July 1933 - Sailed Trieste
25th July 1933 - Arrived Crkvenica
3rd August 1933 - Sailed Crkvenica
5th August 1933 - Arrived Kotor
5th August 1933 - Arrived Kotor
15th August 1933 - Sailed Kotor
17th August 1933 - Arrived Malta
31st August 1933 - Sailed Malta
4th September 1933 - Arrived Haifa
11th September 1933 - Sailed Haifa
12th September 1933 - Arrived Larnaca
18th September 1933 - Sailed Larnaca
20th September 1933 - Arrived Volo
25th September 1933 - Arrived Henjam
26th September 1933 - Sailed Volo
27th September 1933 - Arrived Kavala
2nd October 1933 - Sailed Kavala
3rd October 1933 - Arrived Milo
6th October 1933 - Sailed Milo
7th October 1933 - Arrived Poros
11th October 1933 - Sailed Poros
12th October 1933 - Arrived Navarin
21st October 1933 - Sailed Navarin
23rd October 1933 - Arrived Malta
2nd November 1933 - Arrived Port Said and sailed for Malta
5th November 1933 - Arrived Malta
9th January 1934 - Sailed Malta for cruise
10th January 1934 - Arrived Tripoli
3rd March 1934 - Sailed Malta
3rd March 1934 - Sailed Malta for Gibraltar
7th March 1934 - Arrived Gibraltar
11th March 1934 - In the Atlantic Ocean
11th March 1934 - Sailed Gibraltar
16th March 1934 - Arrived Gibraltar
20th March 1934 - Arrived Hong Kong
24th March 1934 - Sailed Gibraltar
27th March 1934 - Arrived Gulf of St. Tropez
27th March 1934 - Arrived St. Maxime
10th April 1934 - Sailed Gulf of St. Trpoez for Rapallo
10th April 1934 - Sailed Gulf of St. Tropez
11th April 1934 - Arrived Rapallo
11th April 1934 - Arrived Rapallo
24th April 1934 - Sailed Rapallo for Malta
24th April 1934 - Sailed Rapallo
27th April 1934 - Arrived Malta
27th June 1934 - Sailed Malta
29th June 1934 - Arrived Platea
6th July 1934 - Sailed Platea
6th July 1934 - Arrived Corfu
16th July 1934 - Arrived Argostoli
16th July 1934 - Sailed Corfu
24th July 1934 - Sailed Argostoli
25th July 1934 - Arrived Phalerum Bay
25th July 1934 - Arrived Phalerum Bay
5th August 1934 - Sailed Phalerum Bay
6th August 1934 - Arrived Navarin
13th August 1934 - Sailed Navarin
15th August 1934 - Arrived Malta
15th August 1934 - Arrived Malta
23rd August 1934 - Sailed Malta for the UK
October 1934 - Cdr. Bernard Armitage Warburton-Lee Assumed Command
October 1934 - Cdr. B.A.W. Warburton-Lee Assumed Command
November 1934 - Cdr. Bernard Armitage Warburton-Lee Relinquished Command
November 1934 - Cdr. B.A.W. Warburton-Lee Relinquished Command
9th November 1934 - Arrived Malta
5th December 1934 - Sailed Colombo for Singapore
10th December 1934 - Arrived Singapore
18th December 1934 - 8th Destroyer Flotilla (China Station)
19th December 1934 - Sailed Singapore for Borneo
22nd December 1934 - Arrived Labuan
26th December 1934 - Sailed Labuan for Manila
1st January 1935 - Sailed Manila for Hong Kong
3rd January 1935 - Arrived Hong Kong
15th January 1935 - Sailed Hong Kong
9th April 1935 - Sailed Hong Kong for Haiphong
11th April 1935 - Arrived Haiphong
1st August 1935 - Arrived Chinwangtao
18th December 1935 - Sailed Singapore for Malta
28th December 1935 - Arrived Manila
31st March 1936 - Arrived Aden
22nd April 1936 - Arrived Perim
20th July 1936 - Arrived Colombo
23rd September 1936 - Sailed Wei Hai Wei
29th May 1937 - Sailed Hong Kong for Wei Hai Wei
3rd June 1937 - Arrived Wei Hai Wei
5th August 1937 - Arrived Wei Hai Wei
23rd October 1937 - Arrived Wei Hai Wei
26th October 1937 - Sailed Wei Hai Wei for Shanghai
January 1938 - 8th Destroyer Flotilla, China Station
January 1938 - 8th Destroyer Flotilla
12th March 1938 - Sailed Manila
28th March 1938 - Sailed Hong Kong for Amoy
29th March 1938 - Arrived Amoy
7th April 1938 - Arrived Hong Kong
20th April 1938 - Sailed Hong Kong for Tsingtao
1st January 1939 - Arrived Singapore
1st February 1939 - Cdr. Eric George McGregor, RN In Command
28th August 1939 - Sailed Hong Kong
1st September 1939 - Arrived Singapore
2nd September 1939 - 21st Destroyer Flotilla, Division 41, China Station
2nd September 1939 - Sailed Singapore en route for Aden
3rd October 1939 - Arrived Malta
4th October 1939 - Sailed Malta
17th October 1939 - At Malta for refit
3rd November 1939 - Sailed Malta after refitting, and escorted steamer Nevasa to Marseilles
3rd November 1939 - Completed refit. Sailed Malta to escort steamer Nevasa to Marseilles
7th November 1939 - Arrived Malta
2nd December 1939 - Refitting at Malta for corrosion to her bulkheads
31st December 1939 - At Malta repairing
27th January 1940 - Sailed Malta
29th January 1940 - Sailed Gibraltar on escort duties
2nd February 1940 - Patrol for Cadiz and Huelva to watch German merchant ships there AM
3rd February 1940 - Sailed Gibraltar to carry out an anti-subgmarine patrol off the Portuguese coast
7th February 1940 - Arrived Gibraltar
8th February 1940 - Sailed Gibraltar for Freetown
8th February 1940 - Arrived Gibraltar
10th February 1940 - Sailed Gibraltar for Freetown.
15th February 1940 - Arrived Freetown
19th February 1940 - Arrived Dakar after VO operations
24th February 1940 - Arrived Freetown.
6th March 1940 - Patrolled off the African coast
9th March 1940 - Sailed Dakar on Patrol
16th March 1940 - Arrived Dakar from patrol
7th September 1940 - Battle Of Punto Stilo, Italy
7th September 1940 - 14th Destroyer Flotilla
June 1941 - Lt.Cdr. John Melvill Alliston, RN In Command
March 1942 - Lt.Cdr. George Ian Mackintosh Balfour, RN In Command
1943 - Renamed Kootenay
1946 - Broken Up

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