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HMS Jersey - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Jersey

Name : HMS Jersey
Laid Down : 20th September 1937
Launched : 26th September 1938
Completed : 28th April 1939
Type : Destroyer
Class : J
Builder : White
Country : UK
Pennants : F72, G72
Fate : Sunk by mine off Malta 2nd May 1941.

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HMS Jersey, July 1939.

Timeline Entries :


26th September 1938 - Pennant F72
26th September 1938 - Launched
14th April 1939 - Lt.Cdr. Alec Murray McKillop, RN In Command
28th April 1939 - Delivered to the Royal Navy at Portsmouth
28th April 1939 - Arrived Portsmouth from J.S. White & Co., Ltd, Cowes
28th April 1939 - Commissioned.
2nd May 1939 - Completed to full crew to joine the 4th Destroyer Flotilla, Home Fleet
2nd May 1939 - Completed to full crew
2nd May 1939 - 4th Destroyer Flotilla, Home Fleet
August 1939 - 7th Destroyer Flotilla, Home Fleet
1st August 1939 - Sailed Portsmouth for Rosyth
15th August 1939 - Sailed Scapa Flow for exercises
21st August 1939 - Arrived Invergordon
29th August 1939 - Encountered German steamer Bremerhaven
1st September 1939 - Sailed the Humber
3rd September 1939 - 7th Destroyer Flotilla, Division 13, Humber
22nd September 1939 - Collided with HMS Javelin both needing repairs.
8th October 1939 - Sailed Grimsby to operate off the mouth of the Skagerrak
16th October 1939 - Joined Convoy HN.0 off Norway
18th October 1939 - Sailed Rosyth
25th October 1939 - Arrived Rosyth
29th October 1939 - Sailed the Humber on operation AG
30th October 1939 - Arrived the Humber
8th November 1939 - Sailed Immingham to join Convoy FN.33
9th November 1939 - Arrived Methil with Convoy FN.33
10th November 1939 - Sailed Immingham
13th November 1939 - Sailed Grimsby to escort Convoy FN.36. Arrived Grimsby same day
21st November 1939 - Joined Convoy FN.39
21st November 1939 - Arrived Methil escorting Convoy FN.39
21st November 1939 - Sailed Immingham and were on a patrol in the North Sea, designated operation BT.2
1st December 1939 - Investigated four unidentified ships as apparently destroyers, five miles east of Coquet Light
6th December 1939 - Received temporary repairs at the Humber Graving Dock
6th December 1939 - Sailed the Humber towed by HMS Juno
7th December 1939 - Action off Cromer. Damaged by torpedo
31st December 1939 - At Hull repairing
7th January 1940 - Completed temporary repairs at the Humber Graving Dock
31st January 1940 - At Hull under repair
29th February 1940 - Under repair at Hull
1st April 1940 - 7th Destroyer Flotilla 13th Division
1st April 1940 - Long repairs at Hull
30th August 1940 - Lt.Cdr. Walter Evershed, RN In Command
23rd September 1940 - Completed repairs at Amos Smith Dock, Hull
28th November 1940 - Sailed from Plymouth to intercept German destroyers reported by an aircraft
8th January 1941 - Lt.Cdr. Anthony Frank Burnell-Nugent, DSC, RN In Command
21st May 1941 - Lt. Cdr. A.F. Burnell-Nugent in Command
21st May 1941 - Sunk

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Last edited : 18:34, March 29, 2011
By : jbryce1437

First Added : 12:25, December 14, 2010
By : kc


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