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HMS Enchantress - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Enchantress

Name : HMS Enchantress
Laid Down : 9th March 1934
Launched : 21st December 1934
Completed : 4th April 1935
Type : Sloop
Class : Bittern
Builder : John Brown
Country : UK
Pennants : L56, U56
Fate : Sold privately (Lady Enchantress) 1946.

Later scrapped on 16th February 1952.

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HMS Enchantress, July 1935.


HMS Enchantress, 1941.


HMS Enchantress, 1941.

Timeline Entries :


9th March 1934 - Laid down at John Brown Shipbuilding & Engineering Company Ltd. (Clydebank, Scotland)
21st December 1934 - Launched
21st December 1934 - Pennant L56
4th April 1935 - Commissioned
6th April 1935 - Arrived Portsmouth
16th July 1935 - Attended 1935 Spithead Fleet Review
23rd March 1936 - Arrived Portland
30th March 1936 - Arrived Portland
3rd April 1936 - Arrived Portsmouth
31st May 1936 - Arrived Dartmouth
11th June 1936 - Sailed Belfast
27th July 1936 - Arrived Portsmouth
1st September 1936 - Sailed Malta for Famagusta
9th September 1936 - Arrived Maka
13th September 1936 - Sailed Malta
25th October 1936 - Arrived Plymouth
15th April 1937 - Sailed Birkenhead for Guernsey
9th June 1937 - Arrived Bangot, County Down
14th July 1937 - Sailed Portsmouth for exercises
16th July 1937 - Arrived Portsmouth
9th October 1937 - Arrived and sailed Kyrenia
23rd October 1937 - Arrived Nantes
9th December 1937 - Arrived Portsmouth
11th April 1938 - Arrived Portland
19th April 1938 - Arrived Portland
27th April 1938 - Arrived Portland
19th July 1938 - Sailed Dover with the King and Quen to France
22nd November 1938 - Sailed Portsmouth for exercises
10th January 1939 - Cdr. Alan Kenneth Scott-Moncrieff, RN Assumed Command
14th August 1939 - Arrived Sheerness
September 1939 - Escort Group 2, RosythCommand
2nd September 1939 - Sailed Rosyth for Pentland Firth patrol
3rd September 1939 - Convoy C Escorts, Home Fleet, Rosyth Command
20th October 1939 - Sailed Methil escorting Convoy FS.24
22nd October 1939 - Arrived Southend escorting Convoy FS.24
2nd November 1939 - Joined Convoy HX.7
13th November 1939 - Attacked a submarine contact in 49-40N, 12-04W
17th November 1939 - Arrived Liverpool with Convoy HX.7
18th November 1939 - Sailed Southend escorting Convoy OA.37
20th November 1939 - Detached from Convoy OA.37
24th November 1939 - Escorted Convoy OG.8
27th November 1939 - Detached Convoy OG.8
2nd December 1939 - Sailed Southend escorting Convoy OA.45G
4th December 1939 - Detached from Convoy OA.45G
6th December 1939 - Joined Convoy OA.48
8th December 1939 - Joined Convoy OA.49 from Convoy OA.48
9th December 1939 - Detached from Convoy OA.48. Joined Convoy OA.49
10th December 1939 - Joined Convoy SL.10
11th December 1939 - Detached Convoy OA.49. Joined Convoy HX.10
14th December 1939 - Sailed Southend escorting Convoy OA.53
16th December 1939 - Detached from Convoy OA.53
18th December 1939 - Joined Convoy SL.13
18th December 1939 - Detached Convoy SL.13
28th December 1939 - Sailed Southend escorting Convoy OA.62
30th December 1939 - Detached from Convoy OA.62
8th January 1940 - Joined Convoy HG.14
10th January 1940 - Joined Convoy OG.14F
13th January 1940 - Detached Convoy OG.14F and joined Convoy HG.15F
17th January 1940 - Arrived UK with Convoy HG.14
3rd February 1940 - Joined Convoy OG.17F
7th February 1940 - Detached from Convoy OG.17F
8th February 1940 - Joined Convoy HG.18F from Convoy OG.17F
15th February 1940 - Detached Convoy HG.18F
19th February 1940 - Sailed Southend escorting Convoy OA.93GF
19th February 1940 - Detached from Convoy OA.93GF
24th February 1940 - Arrived Gibraltar with Convoy OG.19F
5th March 1940 - Sailed Southampton escorting Convoy OG.21F
11th March 1940 - Detached from Convoy OG.21F. Attached to 13th Destroyer Flotilla
December 1940 - Lt.Cdr. Arthur Edward Tolfrey Christie, RN Assumed Command
December 1940 - Cdr. Alan Kenneth Scott-Moncrieff, RN Relinquished Command
13th December 1942 - Acting as escort for convoy KMS.4 Off Bougie, Algeria engage the Italian submarine Corallo
7th November 1943 - Lt.Cdr. Evelyn David John Abbot, DSC, RN Assumed Command
7th November 1943 - Lt. Cdr. Evelyn David John Abbot In Command
7th November 1943 - Lt.Cdr. Arthur Edward Tolfrey Christie, RN Relinquished Command
November 1944 - Lt. Cdr. A. J. Clemence, RNR
November 1944 - British Pacific Fleet
1st January 1945 - Lt.Cdr. Evelyn David John Abbot, DSC, RN Relinquished Command
1st January 1945 - T/A/Lt.Cdr. Alfred John Clemence, RNR Assumed Command
1st October 1945 - T/A/Lt.Cdr. Alfred John Clemence, RNR Relinquished Command
1946 - Sold
29th February 1948 - Arrived Portsmouth

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