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HMS Brilliant - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Brilliant

Name : HMS Brilliant
Laid Down :
Launched : 9th October 1930
Completed :
Type : Destroyer
Class : B
Builder : Swan Hunter
Country : UK
Pennants : H84
Fate : Scrapped 1947.

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 Brilliant, July 1935.


HMS Brilliant, May 1937.

Timeline Entries :


9th October 1930 - Launched
9th October 1930 - Pennant H84
1st September 1931 - Sailed Malta
1st September 1931 - 5th Destroyer Flotilla, Mediterranean
3rd September 1931 - Arrived Skiathos
11th September 1931 - Sailed Skiathos
11th September 1931 - Arrived Thasos
24th September 1931 - Arrived Mudros
24th September 1931 - Sailed Thasos
6th October 1931 - Arrived Milos
16th October 1931 - Sailed Milos
17th October 1931 - Arrived Suda Bay
26th October 1931 - Arrived Malta
7th January 1932 - Sailed Malta
29th January 1932 - Arrived Malta
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 - Lt. Cmdr. H. W. Williams in Command
1st October 1932 - 4th Destroyer Flotilla. Mediterranean Fleet
1st October 1932 - Lt. Cmdr. H. W. Williams 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 Ajaccio
13th April 1933 - Arrived Arrived Ajaccio
20th April 1933 - Sailed Ajaccio
22nd April 1933 - Arrived Malta
24th April 1933 - Sailed Ajaccio
27th April 1933 - Arrived Malta
29th July 1933 - Arrived Gruz
5th August 1933 - Arrived Kotor
26th October 1933 - Sailed Sheerness for Gibraltar and work up
4th December 1933 - Sailed Gibralta for Malta
7th December 1933 - Arrived Malta
9th January 1934 - Sailed Malta for cruise
10th January 1934 - Sailed Malta for short winter cruise
11th January 1934 - Arrived Bougie
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
27th June 1934 - Sailed Malta
30th June 1934 - Arrived G. of Mirabella
5th July 1934 - Sailed G. of Mirabella
7th July 1934 - Arrived Haifa
13th July 1934 - Sailed Haifa
14th July 1934 - Arrived Alexandretta
23rd July 1934 - Sailed Alexandretti
24th July 1934 - Arrived Rhodes
29th July 1934 - Sailed Rhodes
30th July 1934 - Arrived Suda Bay
5th August 1934 - Sailed Suda Bay
6th August 1934 - Arrived Navarin
13th August 1934 - Sailed Navarin
15th August 1934 - Arrived Malta
15th August 1934 - Arrived Malta
29th August 1934 - Sailed Malta
31st August 1934 - Arrived Malaluka Bay
31st August 1934 - Arrived Malaluka Bay
7th September 1934 - Arrived Gruz
7th September 1934 - Sailed Malaluka Bay
17th September 1934 - Sailed Gruz
21st September 1934 - Arrived Brioni
22nd September 1934 - Arrived Brioni
30th September 1934 - Sailed Brioni
1st October 1934 - Arrived Split
7th October 1934 - Sailed Split
8th October 1934 - Arrived Rogoznica
8th October 1934 - Arrived Rogoznica
14th October 1934 - Sailed Rogoznica
15th October 1934 - Arrived Kotor
22nd October 1934 - Sailed Kotor
25th October 1934 - Arrived Malta
2nd December 1934 - Arrived Gibraltar
9th January 1935 - Sailed Gibraltar for Malta
22nd April 1935 - 4th Destroyer Flotilla
22nd April 1935 - Sailed Gibraltar for Malta
25th April 1935 - Arrived Malta
16th July 1935 - Attended 1935 Spithead Fleet Review
31st July 1935 - Arrived Malta
27th January 1936 - Arrived Alexandria
27th July 1936 - Arrived Gibraltar
23rd October 1936 - Arrived Rosyth
5th March 1937 - Arrived Gibraltar
30th March 1937 - Arrived and Sailed Bermeo
4th April 1937 - Arrived Corunna
19th April 1937 - Arrived and sailed La Rochelle for the UK
22nd May 1937 - Arrived Sheerness
14th June 1937 - Sailed Sheerness
30th June 1937 - Arrived Manchester
9th July 1937 - Arrived Torbay
14th July 1937 - Sailed Portsmouth for exercises
22nd July 1937 - Arrived Sheerness
22nd July 1937 - Sailed Portland for Sheerness
17th November 1937 - Arrived and Sailed Marseilles
11th March 1938 - Sailed Gibraltar on patrol
30th March 1938 - Arrived Sheerness
5th July 1938 - Commenced Combined exercises
10th July 1938 - Completed Combined exercises
22nd November 1938 - Arrived Portsmouth
16th January 1939 - Sailed Sheerness
22nd January 1939 - Arrived Portland
22nd January 1939 - Sailed Plymouth for Portsmouth
22nd January 1939 - Sailed Plymouth for Portland
14th March 1939 - Lt.Cdr. Francis Cumberland Brodrick, RN In Command
22nd April 1939 - Sailed Sheerness for Dover
23rd April 1939 - Arrived Sheerness
11th May 1939 - Emergency Destroyer at the Nore
7th July 1939 - Sailed Manchester
9th August 1939 - Attended Review of the British Reserve Fleet
31st August 1939 - Sailed Dover on patrol
2nd September 1939 - Arrived Dover
3rd September 1939 - 19th Destroyer Flotilla, Division 38, Nore Command
29th October 1939 - Assigned to the 19th Destroyer Flotilla at Harwich
19th November 1939 - Relieved Wivern on patrol
25th November 1939 - Patrolled in the North Sea for four U-Boats
10th December 1939 - Sailed Dover for Boulogne escorting HMS Corington with HM King George VI
4th February 1940 - Sailed Dover. Escort for HMS Basilisk
4th February 1940 - Sailed Dover for Boulogne. and returned to Dover that evening
4th March 1940 - Sailed Dover to assist tanker Charles T. Meyer
7th March 1940 - Commenced boiler clean alongside HMS Sandhurst
12th March 1940 - Completed Boiler cleaning alongside HMS Sandhurst
12th March 1940 - Completed boiler cleaning and degaussing alongside depot ship Sandhurst at Dover
15th March 1940 - Assisted damaged HMT Peridot
19th March 1940 - Covered the minesweepers of the 10th Mine Sweeping Flotilla in operations between North Goodwin Light Vessel and Fairy Bank Buoy.
20th March 1940 - Assisted mine damaged Dutch tanker Phobos, five miles east of north of North Goodwins Light Vessel
23rd March 1940 - Searched unsuccessfully for the pilot of a downed Hurricane southeast of Folkestone.
1st April 1940 - 19th Destroyer Flotilla 38th Division
1st April 1940 - Lt. Cdr. F.C. Brodrick in Command
23rd September 1941 - Lt.Cdr. Arthur Geoffrey Poe, RN In Command
23rd March 1943 - Lt. John Smallwood, RN In Command
25th September 1944 - Lt. John Aylmer McClure, DSC, RN In Command
November 1944 - Cdr. John Pringle, RN In Command
23rd December 1944 - Escorted Troopships from Southampton to Cherbourg
February 1945 - Lt. Douglas Leigh Satterford, DSC, RN In Command
June 1945 - Lt.Cdr. (retired) Arthur Reginald Willis Sayle, RD, RNR In Command
7th June 1945 - Accompanied the King & Queen to the Channel Islands
1947 - Broken up

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