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HMS Aberdeen - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Aberdeen

Name : HMS Aberdeen
Laid Down : 12th June 1935
Launched : 22nd January 1936
Completed : 17th September 1936
Type : Sloop
Class : Grimsby
Builder : Devonport
Country : UK
Pennants : L97, U97
Fate : Sold for scrap 16th December 1948.

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HMS Aberdeen, May 1937.

Timeline Entries :


12th June 1935 - Laid down at Devonport Dockyard (Plymouth,U.K.): Thornycroft (Southampton, U.K.)
22nd January 1936 - Launched
22nd January 1936 - Pennant L97
15th September 1936 - Cdr. C.H. Duffett Assumed Command
15th September 1936 - Commissioned at Plymouth
17th September 1936 - Commissioned
27th September 1936 - Commissioned at Devonport
27th September 1936 - Cdr. C. H. Duffett in Command
7th October 1936 - Arrived Aberdeen
12th October 1936 - Sailed Aberdeen
15th October 1936 - Arrived Plymouth
26th October 1936 - Sailed Plymouth
26th October 1936 - Sailed Plymouth
5th November 1936 - Arrived Malta
17th March 1937 - Arrived Phillipeville
25th March 1937 - Arrived Gibraltar
8th April 1937 - Arrived Marseille
8th April 1937 - Arrived Marseilles
19th April 1937 - Arrived Barcelona
26th April 1937 - Sailed Palma for Gibraltar
28th April 1937 - Arrived Gibraltar
19th June 1937 - Arrived Gibraltar and sailed for Malta
20th June 1937 - Sailed Gibraltar for Malta
28th June 1937 - Arrived Malta
29th June 1937 - Sailed Malta for Gibraltar
10th July 1937 - Arrived Gibraltar
18th July 1937 - Sailed Gibraltar for Valencia
11th January 1938 - Arrived Corfu
9th April 1938 - Arrived Malta
27th April 1938 - Sailed Malta for Zante
29th July 1938 - Arrived Gruz
5th December 1938 - Sailed Marseilles for Malta
7th January 1939 - Detached from Convoy OG.13F
11th January 1939 - Arrived and Sailed Catania for Corfu
19th January 1939 - Arrived Gulf of Arta
22nd January 1939 - Arrived Malta
22nd January 1939 - Arrived Malta
1st March 1939 - Sailed Malta
3rd March 1939 - Arrived Elba
7th March 1939 - Sailed Elba
7th March 1939 - Arrived Leghorn
7th March 1939 - Arrived Leghorn
11th March 1939 - Sailed Leghorn
11th March 1939 - Arrived Rapallo
17th March 1939 - Sailed Rapallo
18th March 1939 - Arrived St. Tropez
23rd March 1939 - Sailed St. Tropez
23rd March 1939 - Arrived Villefranche
5th April 1939 - Cdr. Harry Philip Currey, RN Assumed Command
6th April 1939 - Arrived San Remo
6th April 1939 - Sailed Villefranche
11th April 1939 - Sailed San Remo
13th April 1939 - Arrived Malta
13th May 1939 - Arroved Haifa
14th August 1939 - Arrived Alexandria
29th August 1939 - Arrived Haifa
6th September 1939 - Sailed Haifa
8th October 1939 - Sailed Gibraltar escorting Convoy Green 4
17th October 1939 - Arrived Port Said with Convoy Green 4
7th November 1939 - Sailed Malta for Gibraltar escorting Maidstone
10th November 1939 - Arrived Gibraltar
12th November 1939 - Sailed Gibraltar for England
4th December 1939 - Sailed Southend escorting Convoy OA.47
7th December 1939 - Detached from Convoy OA.47
10th December 1939 - Attacked a submarine contact 24 miles 145° from the Owers
21st December 1939 - Attacked a submarine contact 50-06N, 1-54W
22nd December 1939 - Sailed Southend escorting Convoy OA.58
25th December 1939 - Detached from Convoy OA.58
30th December 1939 - Escorted Convoy OG.13F
9th January 1940 - Joined Convoy HG.14F
15th January 1940 - Detached from Convoy HG.14F
18th January 1940 - Joined Convoy OG.15F
21st January 1940 - Attacked U.44 150 miles west of Oporto
22nd January 1940 - Joined Convoy HC.16F
23rd January 1940 - Arrived Gibraltar with Convoy OG.15F
27th January 1940 - Detached from Convoy HC.16F
9th February 1940 - Sailed Southampton escorting Convoy AXS.12
11th February 1940 - Arrived Brest with Convoy AXS.12
17th February 1940 - Attacked a contact southwest of Portland Bill
17th February 1940 - Sailed Liverpool escorting Convoy OB.93GF
18th February 1940 - Attacked a submarine contact south of Wolf Rock
19th February 1940 - Escorted Merged Convoy OG.19F
5th March 1940 - Off Beachy Head escorting Convoy HX.20
7th March 1940 - Sailed Southend escorting Convoy OA.105G
8th March 1940 - Attacked a submarine contact SW of Portland Bill
3rd October 1940 - Cdr. Bernard Jasper de St. Croix, RN Assumed Command
3rd October 1940 - Cdr. Harry Philip Currey, RN Relinquished Command
26th January 1941 - Cdr. Bernard Jasper de St. Croix, RN Relinquished Command
26th January 1941 - Lt. Stanley Gordon Rivers-Smith, RN Assumed Command
2nd October 1942 - Lt.Cdr. Hugh Day, RN Assumed Command
2nd October 1942 - Lt. Stanley Gordon Rivers-Smith, RN Relinquished Command
31st January 1944 - Lt.Cdr. Hugh Day, RN Relinquished Command
31st January 1944 - Lt.Cdr. Robert William Mayo, RN Assumed Command
July 1945 - Lt.Cdr. Robert William Mayo, RN Relinquished Command
16th December 1948 - Sold
December 1949 - Scrapped

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