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HMS Greyhound - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Greyhound

Name : HMS Greyhound
Laid Down : 20th September 1934
Launched : 15th August 1935
Completed : 1st February 1936
Type : Destroyer
Class : G
Builder : Vickers
Country : UK
Pennants : H05
Fate : Sunk 22nd May 1941.

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HMS Greyhound, May 1937.

Timeline Entries :


22nd April 1935 - Sailed Gibraltar for Malta
22nd April 1935 - 1st Destroyer Flotilla
25th April 1935 - Arrived Malta
16th July 1935 - Attended 1935 Spithead Fleet Review
29th July 1935 - Sailed St. Raphael for Malta
1st August 1935 - Arrived Malta
15th August 1935 - Launched
15th August 1935 - Pennant
28th December 1935 - Sailed Colombo for Aden
January 1936 - Completed
27th August 1936 - Sailed Barcelona for Marseilles
1st September 1936 - Arrived Valencia
8th September 1936 - Arived Alicante
19th October 1936 - Arrived Alicante
17th March 1937 - Sailed Gibraltar for Malta
9th June 1937 - Sailed Portsmouth
29th June 1937 - Arrived Malaga
10th July 1937 - Sailed Gibraltar for Almeria
17th July 1937 - Arrived Gibraltar
6th December 1937 - Sailed Malta for Aegean
9th December 1937 - Arrived Mudros
15th December 1937 - Arrived and sailed Port Trebuki
29th July 1938 - Sailed Portsmouth for Gibraltar
30th December 1938 - Arrived Gibraltar
11th January 1939 - Sailed Gibraltar for Almeiria
12th January 1939 - Arrived Palma
17th January 1939 - Arrived Gandia
19th January 1939 - Arrived Marseilles
22nd January 1939 - Arrived Caldcias
24th January 1939 - Arrived Marseilles
24th January 1939 - Arrived Caldetas
26th January 1939 - Sailed Marseilles for Malta
5th July 1939 - Cdr. Walter Roger Marshall-A'Deane, RN in Command
1st August 1939 - Arrived Salonika
14th August 1939 - Sailed Limasol for Alexandria
2nd September 1939 - Arrived Alexandria from escort duties
2nd September 1939 - 1st Destroyer Flotilla, Division 1, Mediterranean Fleet
3rd October 1939 - Sailed Gibraltar escorting Convoy Red 2
5th October 1939 - Arrived Gibraltar
18th October 1939 - Arrived Toulon
19th October 1939 - Sailed Gibraltar for Plymouth. Assigned duty at Harwich
25th October 1939 - Joined Convoy KJ.3
26th October 1939 - Detached from Convoy KJ.3
28th October 1939 - Attempted to intercept a reported submarine in the Western Approaches
2nd November 1939 - Searching for a U-boat 17 miles 213° from Start Point
4th November 1939 - Sailed Southend escorting Convoy OA.30
6th November 1939 - Detached from Convoy OA.30
12th November 1939 - Arrived at Harwich from Plymouth
15th November 1939 - Attacked U-20 nine miles 90° from Tongue Light Vessel.Attack failed
18th November 1939 - Rescued survivors from Dutch steamer Simon Bolivar
19th November 1939 - Rescued survivors from steamer Torchbearer two miles 25° from Shipwash Light Vessel
11th December 1939 - Guarded delayed Convoy FN.54 at Southend
12th December 1939 - Sailed Southend Escorting Convoy FN.53
13th December 1939 - Arrived Methil with Convoy FN.53
17th December 1939 - Anti-submarine sweep from the Thames entrance to Yarmouth
18th December 1939 - Arrived back in the Thames
24th December 1939 - Attacked a submarine contact in 52-25N, 1-52E
14th January 1940 - Operated off the Dutch coast on operation ST 1
15th January 1940 - Captured German steamer Phaedra
18th January 1940 - Sailed the Southern terminus escorting Convoy FN.74
19th January 1940 - Carried out Operation ST.4
26th January 1940 - Attacked a submarine contact off Great Yarmouth
2nd February 1940 - Attacked submarine contact was made Off Blea Wyke Point
11th February 1940 - In the Humber
22nd February 1940 - At anchor off Outer Dowsing was damaged by Swedish steamer Rex
29th February 1940 - Under repair at Hull
20th March 1940 - Repaired at Hull
1st April 1940 - 1st Destroyer Flotilla 2nd Division
1st April 1940 - Cdr. W.R. Marshall-A'Dean in Command
27th November 1940 - Battle Of Cape Spartivento, Sardinia
27th November 1940 - Force D
19th January 1941 - Sank Italian submarine Neghelli off Phalconera in the Aegean
27th March 1941 - Participated in the Battle of Cape Matapan
22nd May 1941 - Sunk

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Last edited : 20:38, March 25, 2011
By : jbryce1437

First Added : 12:27, December 9, 2010
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