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HMS Gleaner |
Laid Down : 17th June 1936
Launched : 10th June 1937
Completed : 30th August 1938
Type : Survey Vessel
Class : Halcyon
Builder : Gray
Country : UK
Pennants : J83, N83
Fate : Sold for scrap 20th April 1950.
Minesweeper from 1939.
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HMS Gleaner, April 1938.
Timeline Entries :
10th June 1937 - Launched
2nd April 1938 - Arived Plymouth
2nd April 1938 - Delivered at Plymouth
2nd April 1938 - Cdr. R.M. Southern in Command
19th April 1938 - Sailed Plymouth for Portland
24th April 1938 - Sailed Plymouth
1st August 1938 - Sailed St. Mary's, Scilly Is.
17th April 1939 - Sailed Plymouth
21st April 1939 - Arrived Brixham
28th April 1939 - Arrived Plymouth
8th May 1939 - Arrived Stuart Bay
12th May 1939 - Arrived Plymouth
3rd September 1939 - Outfitting at Humber
3rd September 1939 - At Devonport refitting from survey ship role
9th September 1939 - At Devonport refitting from survey ship role complete
18th September 1939 - 1st Anti-Submarine Striking Force at Belfast
16th October 1939 - Attacked a submarine contact 17 miles 184Â° from Great Ormes Head
16th October 1939 - Commenced Submarine hunting off Liverpool
17th October 1939 - Arrived Gibraltar with Merged Convoys OA.16G and OB.16B
31st December 1939 - Assisted searching for a submarine contact 65Â° from Sauds Island
12th February 1940 - Damaged U 33 halfway between Pladda Lighthouse and Ailsa Craig
26th February 1940 - Arrived on the Clyde with damaged tanker Imperial Transport
December 1941 - Lt. Cdr. Evelyn David John Abbot In Command
26th December 1943 - Participated in the Battle of North Cape
May 1950 - Scrapped
Database Currently Holds : 6274 ships and 6289 crew!
Last edited : 21:04, March 24, 2011
By : jbryce1437
First Added : 14:06, February 28, 2011
By : kc
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