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HMS Impulsive - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Impulsive

Name : HMS Impulsive
Laid Down : 9th March 1936
Launched : 1st March 1937
Completed : 29th January 1938
Type : Destroyer
Class : I
Builder : White
Country : UK
Pennants : D11, I11
Fate : Sold for scrap 22nd January 1936.

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Timeline Entries :


10th April 1934 - Arrived St. Raphael
1st April 1936 - Launched
1st April 1936 - Pennant D11
19th November 1937 - Lt.Cdr. William Scott Thomas, RN In Command
January 1938 - 3rd Destroyer Flotilla, Mediterranean Fleet
29th January 1938 - Commissioned
8th March 1938 - Arrived Marseilles
24th March 1938 - Arrived Gibraltar
22nd June 1938 - Arrived Palma
29th July 1938 - Arrived Triester
13th September 1938 - Arrived Tangier
21st March 1939 - Sailed Spain
23rd March 1939 - Arrived Malta
2nd September 1939 - Sailed Alexandria for patrol off Crete
2nd September 1939 - 3rd Destroyer Flotilla, Division 6, Mediterranean Fleet
4th September 1939 - Arrived Malta
5th September 1939 - Sailed Malta for the North Atlantic Command based at Gibraltar
7th September 1939 - Despatched to Western Approaches Command
23rd October 1939 - Sailed Plymouth for Scapa Flow
25th October 1939 - Arrived Scapa Flow for duty with the Home Fleet
25th October 1939 - Arrived Scapa Flow
26th October 1939 - Sailed Scapa Flow
31st October 1939 - Arrived Loch Ewe
2nd November 1939 - Sailed Loch Ewe for Convoy Cover
7th November 1939 - Detached for refuelling at Kirkwall
10th November 1939 - Sailed Scapa Flow for Aberdeen to escort steamer Marylyn
10th November 1939 - Arrived Scapa Flow escorting Marylyn Cancelled
11th November 1939 - Sailed Scapa Flow on anti-submarine patrol and returned the next day
15th November 1939 - Joined Convoy HN.2
18th November 1939 - Detached from Convoy HN.2
20th November 1939 - Sailed Rosyth and searched for U-boats in the Rattray Head area
21st November 1939 - Searched for the U-boat responsible for sinking trawler Wigmore off Rattray Head
21st November 1939 - Searched off Fiora for the submarine thought responsible for Belfast mining
22nd November 1939 - Arrived at Invergordon to refuel after their Rattray Head patrol
23rd November 1939 - Joined HMS GLASGOW force off Muckle Flugga
24th November 1939 - Stationed as a strike force off Utvaer, Norway
1st December 1939 - Searched for a submarine reported in Edinburgh Channel
1st December 1939 - 20th Destroyer Flotilla
2nd December 1939 - Arrived Scapa Flow
4th December 1939 - Arrived at the Clyde from Scapa Flow
6th December 1939 - Sailed the Clyde escorting HMS Rodney
7th December 1939 - Sailed the Clyde for Liverpool
7th December 1939 - Sailed Gandia for Marseilles
8th December 1939 - Arrived Liverpool
12th December 1939 - Sailed the Clyde to sweep ahead of Canadian troop convoy TC.1 as it approached the British Isles
14th December 1939 - Formed 20th Destroyer Flotilla
17th December 1939 - Arrived Greenock
19th December 1939 - Sailed Greenock to assist in the submarine hunt at 55-30N, 05-00W off Arran
25th December 1939 - Sailed Greenock
28th December 1939 - Joined Convoy TC
2nd January 1940 - Investigated a reported a submarine contact in 59-13N, 3-59W
3rd January 1940 - Submarine investigation called off
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 - Sailed the Clyde for Rosyth
12th January 1940 - Arrived at Rosyth
14th January 1940 - Sailed Methil escorting Convoy ON.8
17th January 1940 - Towed HMS Duncan to Invergordon
18th January 1940 - Arrived Cromarty
18th January 1940 - Returned to Convoy ON.8
19th January 1940 - Arrived Bergen with Convoy ON.8
19th January 1940 - Joined Convoy HN.8
22nd January 1940 - Arrived at Loch Ewe for refuelling.
22nd January 1940 - Arrived Methil with Convoy HN.8
23rd January 1940 - Attacked a submatine west of Lundy Island
24th January 1940 - Arrived at Portsmouth.
22nd February 1940 - Transferred from the 3rd to the 20th Destroyer Flotilla.
3rd March 1940 - Laid mines in Operation IE-1 in the channels through the German mine fields in the Heligoland Bight
3rd March 1940 - 20th Destroyer Flotilla
3rd March 1940 - Arrived Humber after Operation 1E-1 was cancelled
7th March 1940 - Sailed the Humber for Invergordon
9th March 1940 - Arrived Invergordon
11th March 1940 - Sailed Invergordon for minelaying mission PA 3 off Kinnaird Head in Moray Firth
14th March 1940 - Arrived the Humber
17th March 1940 - Sailed the Humber for Invergordon
19th March 1940 - Arrived Invergordon
20th March 1940 - Sailed Invergordon on minelaying mission PA 4 in the Moray Firth
21st March 1940 - Arrived Rosyth
21st March 1940 - 20th Destroyer Flotilla
21st March 1940 - Patrolling in the Moray Firth
22nd March 1940 - Patrolling in the Moray Firth
24th March 1940 - Arrived Invergordon.
25th March 1940 - Sailed Invergordon to relieve HMS Ivanhoe on Moray Firth Patrol.
25th March 1940 - A/S Submarine work between Scapa Flow and Sullom Voe
1st April 1940 - 20th Destroyer Flotilla, 40th Division
1st April 1940 - Lt. Cdr. W.S. Thomas in Command
January 1942 - Lt.Cdr. Norman Lanyon, RN In Command
5th May 1942 - Lt.Cdr. Edward Gregson Roper, DSC, RN In Command
7th January 1943 - Lt. Philip Bekenn, RN In Command
26th December 1943 - Participated in the Battle of North Cape
27th December 1944 - Lt.Cdr. Charles Shelly Battersby, RN In Command
7th June 1945 - Accompanied the King & Queen to the Channel Islands
1st July 1945 - Lt.Cdr. (emergency) Victor Alexander Christian Henry George de Mauny, RN In Command
1946 - Broken up

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