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HMS Diamond - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Diamond

Name : HMS Diamond
Laid Down : 29th September 1931
Launched : 8th April 1932
Completed : 2nd November 1932
Type : Destroyer
Class : D
Builder : Vickers
Country : UK
Pennants : H22, I81
Fate : Sunk 27th April 1941.

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HMS Diamond, 1932.

Timeline Entries :


6th April 1932 - Off Hyeres
8th April 1932 - Pennant H22
8th April 1932 - Launched
2nd November 1932 - Commissioned
14th January 1933 - Arrived Port Galaxidi
25th January 1933 - Sailed Port Galaxidi
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
7th April 1933 - Sailed Gibraltar for Malta
10th April 1933 - Arrived Malta
18th July 1933 - Sailed Venice for Trieste
5th August 1933 - Arrived Kotor
25th September 1933 - Arrived Henjam
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 - Sailed Gibraltar
11th March 1934 - Atlantic Ocean
16th March 1934 - Arrived Gibraltar
23rd March 1934 - Sailed Gibraltar
24th March 1934 - Sailed Gibraltar
27th March 1934 - Arrived St. Maxime
27th March 1934 - Arrived Gulf of Tropez
10th April 1934 - Sailed Gulf of Tropez
10th April 1934 - Sailed Gulf of St. Trpoez for Rapallo
11th April 1934 - Arrived Rapallo
11th April 1934 - Arrived Rapallo
24th April 1934 - Sailed Rapallo
24th April 1934 - Sailed Rapallo for Malta
27th April 1934 - Arrived Malta
25th July 1934 - Arrived Phalerum Bay
15th August 1934 - Arrived Malta
23rd August 1934 - Sailed Malta for the UK
9th November 1934 - Arrived Malta
9th November 1934 - Arrived Malta
1st December 1934 - Arrived Colombo
5th December 1934 - Sailed Colombo for Singapore
10th December 1934 - Arrived Singapore
11th December 1934 - Arrived Singapore
18th December 1934 - Sailed Singapore for Malta
18th December 1934 - 8th Destroyer Flotilla (China Station)
19th December 1934 - Sailed Singapore for Borneo
22nd December 1934 - Arrived Singapore
26th December 1934 - Sailed Jesselton for Manila
1st January 1935 - Sailed Manila for Hong Kong
3rd January 1935 - Arrived Hong Kong
31st March 1935 - Arrived Hong Kong
30th July 1935 - Arrived Hong Kong
15th August 1935 - Arrived Hong Kong
28th December 1935 - Arrived Manila
27th January 1936 - Arrived Hong Kong
4th April 1936 - Arrived Hong Kong
27th May 1936 - Arrived Wei Hai Wei
25th July 1936 - Arrived Tsingtao
24th September 1936 - Sailed Hong Kong
24th September 1936 - Sailed Hong Kong
10th October 1936 - Sailed Hong Kong
12th January 1937 - Arrived Tawao
23rd April 1937 - Arrived Pagoda Anchorage
27th April 1937 - Sailed Pagoda Anchorage for Shanghai
19th May 1937 - Arrived Chefoo
26th October 1937 - Arrived Amoy
January 1938 - 8th Destroyer Flotilla
January 1938 - 8th Destroyer Flotilla, China Station
12th March 1938 - Sailed Manila
10th January 1939 - Sailed Hong Kong for Swatow
11th January 1939 - Arrived Swatow
24th January 1939 - Sailed Swatow for Hong Kong
25th January 1939 - Arrived Hong Kong
10th February 1939 - Lt.Cdr. Philip Alexis Cartwright, RN In Command
6th March 1939 - Sailed Port Dickson for Penang
27th July 1939 - Arrived Hong Kong
2nd September 1939 - 21st Destroyer Flotilla, Division 42, China Station
2nd September 1939 - Boiler repairs at Singapore
31st October 1939 - At Singapore for repairs
30th November 1939 - At Singapore repairing
4th December 1939 - Completed refit, Sailed Singapore en route to the Mediterranea
14th December 1939 - Sailed Aden
17th December 1939 - Arrived at Suez. Completing the transfer of the 21st Flotilla from China to the Mediterranean
7th January 1940 - Sailed Malta for duty in the South Atlantic
10th January 1940 - Sailed Gibraltar for Freetown
15th January 1940 - Arrived Freetown for patrol duties
24th January 1940 - Sailed Freetown to rendezvous with HMS Exeter
24th January 1940 - Sailed Freetown
29th January 1940 - Arrived Freetown for refuelling and sailed same day
3rd February 1940 - Arrived Freetown
6th February 1940 - Sailed Freetown
19th February 1940 - Arrived Dakar after VO operations
24th February 1940 - Arrived Freetown.
27th April 1941 - Sunk

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Last edited : 18:52, March 16, 2011
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First Added : 11:50, December 9, 2010
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