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HMS Grenville - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Grenville

Name : HMS Grenville
Laid Down : 29th September 1934
Launched : 15th August 1935
Completed : 1st July 1936
Type : Destroyer
Class : G
Builder : Yarrow
Country : UK
Pennants : H03, H27
Fate : Sunk 19th January 1940.

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HMS Grenville, May 1937.


HMS Grenville, 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
15th August 1935 - Pennant
15th August 1935 - Launched
28th December 1935 - Sailed Colombo for Aden
27th April 1936 - 1936 27th Apr Grenville Assumed Leader 20th Destroyer Flotilla
20th July 1936 - Sailed Portsmouth for Portland
12th September 1936 - Sailed Malta
26th September 1936 - Arrived and sailed Palma
26th September 1936 - Arrived and sailed Palma
20th October 1936 - Arrived Barcelona
17th March 1937 - Sailed Gibraltar for Malta
9th June 1937 - Sailed Portsmouth
19th June 1937 - Arrived Palma
25th October 1937 - Arrived Gibraltar
11th June 1938 - Capt. George Elvey Creasy, RN in Command
29th July 1938 - Sailed Portsmouth for Gibraltar
28th December 1938 - Arrived Palma
7th January 1939 - Arrived Marseilles
9th January 1939 - Sailed Marseilles for Palma
10th January 1939 - Arrived Palma
18th January 1939 - Sailed Palma for Malta
20th January 1939 - Arrived Malta
20th January 1939 - Arrived Malta
18th March 1939 - Sailed Gibraltar
21st March 1939 - Arrived Malta
28th July 1939 - Arrived Larnaka
14th August 1939 - Sailed Limasol for Alexandria
2nd September 1939 - At Alexandria
2nd September 1939 - 1st Destroyer Flotilla, Mediterranean Fleet
3rd October 1939 - Arrived Malta
14th October 1939 - Sailed Alexandria
17th October 1939 - Relieved from contraband patrol
19th October 1939 - Arrived Malta
22nd October 1939 - Sailed Gibraltar escorting Convoy HG.5
22nd October 1939 - Sailed Malta
30th October 1939 - Arrive Plymouth
30th October 1939 - Arrived Liverpool
2nd November 1939 - Searching for a U-boat 17 miles 213° from Start Point
5th November 1939 - Searched for suspected submarine 150 miles SW of Ushant
7th November 1939 - Collided with Grenade at Plymouth
7th November 1939 - Completed repairs of her collision damage
9th November 1939 - Joined Convoy HX.6 from Plymouth
9th November 1939 - Detached from Convoy HX.6 to Devonport
30th November 1939 - At Devonport repairing
1st December 1939 - Collision repairs completed at Plymouth
1st December 1939 - Searched for two Submarines East of 50-17N, 4-35W
3rd December 1939 - Withdrew from Submarine search
6th December 1939 - Attacked a submarine contact 18 miles S by E of Orfordness
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
19th January 1940 - Sunk
19th January 1940 - Sunk by mine at 1250 off Kentish Knock in 51-39N, 2-17E
19th January 1940 - Captain G E Creasy in Command
19th January 1940 - Took part in Operation ST.3

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Last edited : 20:35, March 25, 2011
By : jbryce1437

First Added : 12:39, December 9, 2010
By : kc


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