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HMS Londonderry - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Londonderry

Name : HMS Londonderry
Laid Down : 11th June 1934
Launched : 16th January 1935
Completed : 20th September 1935
Type : Sloop
Class : Grimsby
Builder : Devonport
Country : UK
Pennants : L76, U76
Fate : Sold for scrap 8th March 1948.

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HMS Londonderry, May 1938.

Timeline Entries :


11th June 1934 - Laid down at Devonport Dockyard (Plymouth, U.K.): J.S. White & Co. (Cowes, U.K.)
31st August 1934 - Arrived Valona
10th September 1934 - Arrived Venice
16th January 1935 - Pennant L76
16th January 1935 - Launched
26th July 1935 - Commissioned for trials at Plymouth
2nd August 1935 - Paid off after trials
19th September 1935 - Capt. H.B. Jacomb in Command
19th September 1935 - Commissioned for service in the Red Sea Division
16th April 1936 - Sailed Suez
18th April 1936 - Sailed Safaga
29th May 1936 - Arrived Perim
11th June 1936 - Arrived Jeddah
29th May 1937 - Arrived Suez
9th June 1937 - Sailed Portsmouth
21st March 1938 - Arrived Aden
28th March 1938 - Arrived Malta
1st April 1938 - Cdr. Sir Thomas Lubbock Beevor, RN Assumed Command
2nd April 1938 - Sailed Aden
9th April 1938 - Arrived Momabasa
18th April 1938 - Arrived Beira
20th April 1938 - Sailed Beira
23rd June 1938 - Arrived Nolloth
12th September 1938 - Arrived St. Helena
6th January 1939 - Arrived Knysna
16th January 1939 - Sailed Knysna
19th January 1939 - Arrived Durban
19th January 1939 - Arrived Durban
19th January 1939 - Cdr. T.L. Beevor in Command
1st September 1939 - Sailed Simonstown on patrol
2nd September 1939 - South Atlantic Command, Freetown
5th September 1939 - Arrived Simonstown
24th November 1939 - Sailed Freetown escorting Convoy SL.10
11th December 1939 - Searched for Submarine 4 miles 45° from Eddystone
11th December 1939 - Searched for Submarine 4 miles 45° from Eddystone
12th December 1939 - Arrived Plymouth
5th January 1940 - Escorted a MT convoy from Methil to the Tyne.
8th January 1940 - Arrived Southend with Convoy FS.66
9th January 1940 - Sailed Southend escorting Convoy FN.67
10th January 1940 - Arrived in the Tyne with Convoy FN.67
17th January 1940 - Sailed the Tyne escorting Convoy FS.75
19th January 1940 - Arrived Southend with Convoy FS.75
20th January 1940 - Sailed Southend escorting Convoy FN.76
22nd January 1940 - Arrived on the Tyne with Convoy FN.76
24th January 1940 - Sailed the Tyne escorting Convoy FS.79
25th January 1940 - Arrived Southen with Convoy FS.79
26th January 1940 - Sailed Southend escorting Convoy FN.80
27th January 1940 - Arrived on the Tyne with Convoy FN.80
5th February 1940 - Sailed Methil escorting Convoy MT.4
6th February 1940 - Arrived on the Tyne with Convoy MT.4
7th February 1940 - Sailed the Tyne escorting Convoy FS.90
9th February 1940 - Arrived Southend with Convoy FS.90
10th February 1940 - Sailed Southend escortin Convoy FN.91
11th February 1940 - Arrived on the Tyne with Convoy FN.91
14th February 1940 - Sailed the Tyne escorting Convoy FS.96
15th February 1940 - Attacked a submarine contact north, NNW of St Abbs Head
16th February 1940 - Arrived Southend with Convoy FS.96
18th February 1940 - Arrived Methil with Convoy FN.97
18th February 1940 - Sailed Southend escorting Comvoy FN.97
21st February 1940 - Sailed Southend escorting Convoy FN.100
22nd February 1940 - Sailed Methil escorting an MT Convoy
23rd February 1940 - Sailed the Tyne escorting Convoy FS.103
23rd February 1940 - Sailed Methil escorting Convoy MT.16
23rd February 1940 - Joined Convoy FS.103
25th February 1940 - Arrived Southend with Convoy FS.103
27th February 1940 - Sailed Southen escorting Convoy FN.104
29th February 1940 - Arrived on the Tyne with Convoy FN.104
6th March 1940 - Sailed the Tyne escorting Convoy FS.114
7th March 1940 - Assisted in rescuing crew of Italian steamer Amelia Lauro
8th March 1940 - Arrived Southend with Convoy FS.114
13th March 1940 - Sailed the Tyne escorting Convoy FS.120
15th March 1940 - Arrived Southend with Convoy FS.120
16th March 1940 - Sailed Southend escorting Convoy FN.122
18th March 1940 - Arrived in the Tyne with Convoy FN.122
20th March 1940 - Sailed Methil escorting Convoy MT.34
20th March 1940 - Sailed the Tyne escorting Convoy FS.125
22nd March 1940 - Arrived Southend escorting Convoy FS.125
23rd March 1940 - Sailed Southend escorting Convoy FN.127
24th March 1940 - Arrived in the Tyne with Convoy FN.127
1st April 1940 - Rosyth Escort Force
1st April 1940 - Cdr. Sir Thomas L. Beevor in Command
6th June 1940 - Sailed the Tyne escorting Convoy FS.66
9th December 1940 - Cdr. Sir Thomas Lubbock Beevor, RN Relinquished Command
9th December 1940 - Cdr. John Standley Dalison, RN Assumed Command
January 1943 - Lt.Cdr. Ralph Grosvenor Jenkins, RN Assumed Command
January 1943 - Cdr. John Standley Dalison, RN Relinquished Command
March 1943 - Lt.Cdr. Ralph Grosvenor Jenkins, RN Relinquished Command
29th September 1943 - Lt.Cdr. Alfred Ernest Willmott, DSC, RNR Assumed Command
23rd December 1943 - Lt.Cdr. Alfred Ernest Willmott, DSC, RNR Relinquished Command
23rd December 1943 - Lt.Cdr. Leslie Benjamin Philpott, DSC, RD, RNR Assumed Command
August 1944 - T/A/Lt.Cdr. Cyril Merton Newns, RNVR Assumed Command
August 1944 - Lt.Cdr. Leslie Benjamin Philpott, DSC, RD, RNR Relinquished Command
July 1945 - T/A/Lt.Cdr. Cyril Merton Newns, RNVR Relinquished Command
8th March 1946 - Sold
1948 - Scrapped

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