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HMS Brazen - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Brazen

Name : HMS Brazen
Laid Down : 22nd July 1929
Launched : 25th July 1930
Completed : 8th April 1931
Type : Destroyer
Class : B
Builder : Palmer
Country : UK
Pennants : H80
Fate : Sunk off Dover by German aircraft 20th July 1940

Displacement: 1,360 tons Speed: 35kts Complement: 138. Armament: Four 4.7 inch guns, two 2 pdr anti-aircraft guns and eight 21 inch torpedo tubes.

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HMS Brazen, July 1935.

Timeline Entries :


25th July 1930 - Pennant H80
25th July 1930 - Launched
30th March 1932 - Arrived Cagliari
4th April 1932 - Sailed Cagliari for Bona
5th April 1932 - Arrived Bona
14th April 1932 - Arrived Aranci Bay
22nd April 1932 - Arrived Malta
22nd April 1932 - Cmdr. L. D. MacKintosh, DSC in Command
6th August 1932 - In Command Commander Mackintosh. LD DSO DSC RN
1st October 1932 - 4th Destroyer Flotilla. Mediterranean Fleet
1st October 1932 - Cmdr. L. D. MacKintosh, DSC in Command
14th January 1933 - Arrived Suda Bay
25th January 1933 - Sailed Suda Bay
25th January 1933 - Arrived Gulf of Patras
1st February 1933 - Arrived Malta
7th March 1933 - Sailed Malta for Pollensa Bay
10th March 1933 - Arrived Palma
28th March 1933 - Sailed Pollensa for Golfe Juan
30th March 1933 - Arrived Golfe Juan
3rd April 1933 - Sailed Golfe Juan for Leghorn
3rd April 1933 - Arrived Leghorn
12th April 1933 - Arrived Gulf of St. Tropez
24th April 1933 - Sailed Gulf of St. Tropez
24th April 1933 - Sailed St. Tropez for Malta
27th April 1933 - Arrived Malta
27th April 1933 - Arrived Malta
June 1933 - Left Command Commander Mackintosh. LD DSO DSC RN
29th July 1933 - Arrived Gruz
5th August 1933 - Arrived Kotor
27th October 1933 - Sailed UK for Gibraltar and work up
4th December 1933 - Sailed Gibralta for Malta
9th January 1934 - Sailed Malta for cruise
10th January 1934 - Sailed Malta for short winter cruise
25th January 1934 - Arrived Malta
3rd March 1934 - Sailed Malta for Gibraltar
23rd March 1934 - Sailed Gibraltar
27th March 1934 - Arrived Golfe Juan
10th April 1934 - Arrived Gulf of St. Tropez
24th April 1934 - Sailed St. Tropez for Malta
15th August 1934 - Arrived Malta
31st August 1934 - Arrived Malaluka Bay
21st September 1934 - Arrived Brioni
8th October 1934 - Arrived Rogoznica
15th January 1935 - Arrived Gibraltar
22nd April 1935 - Sailed Gibraltar for Malta
22nd April 1935 - 4th Destroyer Flotilla
25th April 1935 - Arrived Malta
16th July 1935 - Attended 1935 Spithead Fleet Review
31st July 1935 - Arrived Malta
27th January 1936 - Arrived Alexandria
23rd October 1936 - Arrived Rosyth
6th March 1937 - Arrived Gibraltar
17th March 1937 - Arrived Corunna
17th March 1937 - Arrived Corunna
27th March 1937 - Arrived Corunna
30th March 1937 - Sailed Corunna for Ria del Barquro
5th April 1937 - Sailed St. Jean de Luz
19th April 1937 - Sailed La Rochelle for UK
22nd May 1937 - Arrived Plymouth
14th June 1937 - Sailed Plymouth for Portland
30th June 1937 - Arrived Manchester
14th July 1937 - Sailed Portsmouth for exercises
23rd July 1937 - Arrived Plymouth
12th March 1938 - Arrived Gibraltar
29th March 1938 - Arrived Plymouth
5th July 1938 - Commenced Combined exercises
10th July 1938 - Completed Combined exercises
17th January 1939 - Sailed Plymouth
20th January 1939 - Arrived Portland
20th January 1939 - Arrived Portland
7th February 1939 - Arrived Gibraltar
27th February 1939 - Combined Exercise
27th February 1939 - Sailed Gibraltar
3rd March 1939 - Arrived Gibraltar
6th March 1939 - Combined Exercise
6th March 1939 - Sailed Gibraltar
10th March 1939 - Arrived Gibraltar
April 1939 - Lt.Cdr. Robert Henry Mills, RN In Command
5th August 1939 - Arrived Portland
8th August 1939 - Arrived Weymouth Bay
9th August 1939 - Attended Review of the British Reserve Fleet
31st August 1939 - Sailed Dover on patrol
3rd September 1939 - 19th Destroyer Flotilla, Division 38, Nore Command
5th October 1939 - Carried out unsuccessful search for submarine 9 miles 310° from Calais High Light
13th October 1939 - Picked up three survivors and five bodies from U-40. 9 miles 155° from the S Goodwin Light Vessel.
29th October 1939 - Joined new 23rd Destroyer Flotilla at Harwich
31st October 1939 - Sailed Portsmouth for Rosyth
31st October 1939 - Sailed Portsmouth for Rosyth
1st November 1939 - Arrived Rosyth
1st November 1939 - Arrived Rosyth. Sailed Rosyth same day
1st November 1939 - Lt.Cdr. Roger Caton Beckett, RN In Command
2nd November 1939 - In passage from Harwich to Dover to cover minelaying mission HW
2nd November 1939 - Escort for Minelaying between Tail of the Falls and Sandettie Bank
30th November 1939 - At Falmouth refitting
11th December 1939 - Searched for Submarine 4 miles 45° from Eddystone
16th December 1939 - Sailed Portsmouth escorting Destroyer Depot Ship HMS Woolwich
22nd December 1939 - Escorting Minelayer Princess Victoria
31st December 1939 - Investigated a submarine seven miles south of Dover
1st February 1940 - Transferred to the Rosyth Command to assist in anti-submarine patrols
1st February 1940 - Arrived Rosyth from Harwich
2nd February 1940 - Sailed Rosyth for anti-submarine operations off Kinnaird Head.
4th February 1940 - Arrived Invergordon
4th February 1940 - Sailed Invergordon to hunt for a submarine off Lossiemouth
7th February 1940 - Sailed Aberdeen for minelay LD 2 in the North Sea
8th February 1940 - Arrived Rosyth
8th February 1940 - Arrived Rosyth
12th February 1940 - Lt.Cdr. Sir Michael Culme-Seymour, RN In Command
14th February 1940 - Sailed Rosyth
15th February 1940 - Arrived Invergordon. Sailed same day to escort the collision-damaged HMS Duncan
17th February 1940 - Escorted two tankers from Rosyth to Aberdeen
17th February 1940 - Sailed Aberdeen escorting two steamers
18th February 1940 - Picked up survivors of Pananamian steamer El Sonador east of the Shetlands
21st February 1940 - Arrived Rosyth.
22nd February 1940 - Sailed Rosyth for the Humber.
22nd February 1940 - Sailed Rosyth on minelaying operation PA 1 in the North Sea.
24th February 1940 - Sailed Immingham for Invergordon
24th February 1940 - Sailed the Humber for Rosyth.
26th February 1940 - Arrived Invergordon
27th February 1940 - Searched for U.23 off Duncansby Head
29th February 1940 - Sailed minelaying Operation PA2 in Moray Firth
2nd March 1940 - Arrived in the Tyne
2nd March 1940 - Sailed the Tyne in Convoy FS.10 for the Humber
2nd March 1940 - Escorted Cable ship Royal Scot, involved in mending cables in Largo Bay.
3rd March 1940 - Sailed Rosyth with cable ship Royal Scot
5th March 1940 - Arrived Rosyth
7th March 1940 - Sailed Rosyth with cable ship Royal Scot to mend cables
12th March 1940 - Arrived Rosyth with Cable Ship Royal Scot
14th March 1940 - Investigated periscope sighting one mile southwest of Elie Ness
15th March 1940 - Detached from Convoy TM.27 for Sacapa Flow
15th March 1940 - Sailed the Tyne escorting Convoy TM.27
17th March 1940 - Arrived at Scapa Flow
17th March 1940 - Sailed Scapa Flow to relieve HMS Jupiter escorting Convoy TM.29
25th March 1940 - Sailed Rosyth for exercises, and returned later in the day.
1st April 1940 - 19th Destroyer Flotilla 38th Division
1st April 1940 - Lt. Cdr. Sir Michael Culme-Seymour in Command
22nd June 1940 - In the Dover Strait
20th July 1940 - Sunk 20th Jul

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