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HMS Exmouth - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Exmouth

Name : HMS Exmouth
Laid Down : 15th March 1933
Launched : 7th February 1934
Completed : 11th November 1934
Type : Destroyer
Class : E
Builder : Portsmouth
Country : UK
Pennants : H02
Fate : Sunk 21st January 1940.

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HMS Exmouth, July 1935.


HMS Exmouth, May 1937.

Timeline Entries :


2nd June 1934 - Fitting out at Portsmouth
7th June 1934 - Pennant H02
7th December 1934 - Arrived Portsmouth
7th December 1934 - Launched
18th January 1935 - Arrived Arosa Bay
20th January 1935 - Sailed Arosa Bay for the West Indies
30th April 1935 - Capt. A.L. St. G. Lyster in Command
30th April 1935 - Commissioned at Portsmouth
7th May 1935 - Sailed Portsmouth for Lamlash and Scapa Flow
10th June 1935 - Arrived Portland
5th July 1935 - Arrived Exmouth
5th July 1935 - Arrived Exmouth
8th July 1935 - Sailed Exmouth
8th July 1935 - Sailed Exmouth
16th July 1935 - Attended 1935 Spithead Fleet Review
15th October 1935 - Arrived Leith
8th September 1936 - Sailed Portsmouth
10th September 1936 - Arrived St. Jean de Liz
25th September 1936 - Arrived St. Jean de Luz
25th September 1936 - Arrived St. Jean de Luz
5th October 1936 - Arrived St. Jean de Luz
10th October 1936 - Arrived St. Jean de Luz
12th December 1936 - Arrived St. Jean de Luz
5th March 1937 - Arrived Gibraltar
27th April 1937 - Arrived Portland
7th May 1937 - 1937 07th May Exmouth At the Pool of London
22nd May 1937 - Arrived Portland
18th June 1937 - Sailed Portland for Kallendborg
28th June 1937 - Arrived Stockholm
11th July 1937 - Arrived Torbay
16th July 1937 - Arrived Portland
20th July 1937 - Sailed Portsmouth for Stranraer
22nd July 1937 - Arrived Stranraer
7th October 1937 - Arrived Portland
23rd October 1937 - Arrived Gibraltar
January 1938 - 5th Destroyer Flotilla, Home Fleet
12th March 1938 - Arrived Gibraltar
29th March 1938 - Arrived Portsmouth
19th July 1938 - Capt. L.V. Morgan in Command
19th July 1938 - Escorted The King and Queen from Dover to France
17th January 1939 - Sailed Portsmouth
23rd January 1939 - Arrived Gibraltar
24th January 1939 - Arrived Gibraltar
9th February 1939 - Sailed Gibraltar
11th February 1939 - Arrived Algiers
16th February 1939 - Sailed Algiers
18th February 1939 - Arrived Gibraltar
18th February 1939 - Arrived Gibraltar
27th February 1939 - Sailed Gibraltar
27th February 1939 - Combined Exercise
3rd March 1939 - Arrived Gibraltar
6th March 1939 - Combined Exercise
6th March 1939 - Sailed Gibraltar
10th March 1939 - Arrived Gibraltar
18th March 1939 - Sailed Gibraltar
23rd March 1939 - Arrived Portsmouth
31st July 1939 - Capt. Richard Stoddart Benson, RN In Command
9th August 1939 - Attended Review of the British Reserve Fleet
3rd September 1939 - 12th Destroyer Flotilla, Division 23, Western Approaches Command
3rd September 1939 - Sailed Portland
5th October 1939 - Arrived in the Loire with Convoy BC.85
6th October 1939 - Sailed Bristol Channel escorting Convoy BC.8S
9th October 1939 - Departed Bristol Channel escorting Convoy BC.10S
11th October 1939 - Arrived in the Loire with Convoy BC.10S
12th October 1939 - Sailed the Loire escorting Convoy BC.9S
13th October 1939 - Escorting convoy BC.9S. Attacked a submarine contact off the Lizard, in 49-38N, 5-45W.
14th October 1939 - Arrived Bristol Channel with Convoy BC.95
16th October 1939 - Sailed Bristol Channel escorting Convoy BC.11
18th October 1939 - Arrived the Loire with Convoy BC.11
28th October 1939 - Attempted to intercept a reported submarine in the Western Approaches
29th October 1939 - Joined new 22nd Destroyer Flotilla at Harwich
7th November 1939 - Submarine hunting in 49.37N, 5.20W
20th November 1939 - Hunted in the area of 46-20N, 6-00W for a reported damaged U-boat
20th November 1939 - Searched for a reported submarine in 40N, 6W
25th November 1939 - Sailed Plymouth
29th November 1939 - Arrived The Clyde
30th November 1939 - Sailed the Clyde
30th November 1939 - Sailed the Clyde
4th December 1939 - Arrived in the Clyde
4th December 1939 - Arrived the Clyde
9th December 1939 - Sailed the Clyde to rendezvous and escort arriving battleship HMS Barham
11th December 1939 - Sailed the Clyde to escort HMS Barham
14th December 1939 - Arrived Rosyth
21st December 1939 - Sailed Rosyth escorting a convoy from Methil to the Tyne
23rd December 1939 - Arrived at Rosyth after Tyne-Methil convoy escort duty
27th December 1939 - Assisted Triumph after being hit by a mine
28th December 1939 - Arrived off May Island in the Firth of Forth
29th December 1939 - Sailed Methil escorting Convoy ON.6
1st January 1940 - Sailed Bergen escorting Convoy HN.6
1st January 1940 - Arrived Bergen with Convoy ON.6
4th January 1940 - Arrived Methil with Convoy HN.6
7th January 1940 - Escorted HMS Triumph out of Rosyth
9th January 1940 - Sailed Southend escorting Convoy FN.67
10th January 1940 - Arrived in the Tyne with Convoy FN.67
12th January 1940 - Relieved HMS Echo on escort duty with cable ship Royal Scot
13th January 1940 - Escorted cable ship Royal Scot
15th January 1940 - Sailed Methil escorting chartered aircraft transport Fossbeck and cable vessel Lasso to Scapa Flow
16th January 1940 - Arrived at Rosyth with Cable Ship Royal Scot
17th January 1940 - Screened HMS Impulsive and HMS Duncan to Invergordon
18th January 1940 - Alongside HMS Duncan to deammunition
18th January 1940 - Arrived Cromarty
19th January 1940 - Sailed Invergordon escorting tanker Horn Shell as far as Cape Wrath
20th January 1940 - Arrived Aberdeen on the to escort steamer Cyprian Prince to Scapa Flow.
21st January 1940 - Sunk on 21st January 1940.
21st January 1940 - Captain Richard S Benson DSO in Command

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Last edited : 16:14, March 21, 2011
By : jbryce1437

First Added : 12:14, December 9, 2010
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