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HMS Daring - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Daring

Name : HMS Daring
Laid Down : 18th June 1931
Launched : 7th April 1932
Completed : 25th November 1932
Type : Destroyer
Class : D
Builder : Thornycroft
Country : UK
Pennants : H16, I15
Fate : Sunk 18th February 1940.

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HMS Daring, 1932.

Timeline Entries :


7th April 1931 - Pennant H16
7th April 1931 - Launched
6th April 1932 - Off Hyeres
25th November 1932 - Commissioned
14th January 1933 - Arrived Port Galaxidi
25th January 1933 - Sailed Port Galaxidi
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
30th March 1933 - Arrived Golfe Juan
8th April 1933 - Sailed Antibes for Malta
10th April 1933 - Arrived Malta
5th August 1933 - Arrived Kotor
25th September 1933 - Arrived Henjam
9th January 1934 - Sailed Malta for cruise
10th January 1934 - Arrived Sfax
3rd March 1934 - Sailed Malta for Gibraltar
23rd March 1934 - Sailed Gibraltar
27th March 1934 - Arrived St. Maxime
10th April 1934 - Sailed Gulf of St. Trpoez for Rapallo
11th April 1934 - Arrived Rapallo
25th July 1934 - Arrived Phalerum Bay
15th August 1934 - Arrived Malta
23rd August 1934 - Sailed Malta for the UK
30th August 1934 - Arrived Sheerness
9th November 1934 - Arrived Malta
1st December 1934 - Arrived Colombo
5th December 1934 - Sailed Colombo for Singapore
10th December 1934 - Arrived Singapore
11th December 1934 - Arrived Singapore
18th December 1934 - 8th Destroyer Flotilla (China Station)
18th December 1934 - Sailed Singapore for Malta
19th December 1934 - Sailed Singapore for Borneo
22nd December 1934 - Arrived Singapore
26th December 1934 - Sailed Jesselton for Manila
1st January 1935 - Sailed Manila for Hong Kong
3rd January 1935 - Arrived Hong Kong
6th January 1935 - Sailed Hong Kong
18th January 1935 - Arrived Hong Kong
4th April 1935 - Sailed Hong Kong
8th April 1935 - Arrived Hong Kong
24th April 1935 - Sailed Hong Kong
28th April 1935 - Arrived Hong Kong
30th July 1935 - Sailed Hong Kong
15th August 1935 - Sailed Hong Kong
28th December 1935 - Arrived Manila
27th January 1936 - Arrived Hong Kong
5th February 1936 - Arrived Hong Kong
16th April 1936 - Sailed Hong Kong
27th May 1936 - Arrived Wei Hai Wei
25th July 1936 - Arrived Tsingtao
12th January 1937 - Arrived Tawao
23rd April 1937 - Arrived Pagoda Anchorage
27th April 1937 - Sailed Pagoda Anchorage for Shanghai
19th May 1937 - Arrived Chefoo
15th December 1937 - Sailed Hong Kong for Amoy
January 1938 - 8th Destroyer Flotilla
January 1938 - 8th Destroyer Flotilla, China Station
28th July 1938 - Arrived Swatow
23rd January 1939 - Sailed Hong Kong for Swatow
24th January 1939 - Arrived Swatow
30th January 1939 - Arrived Gibraltar
6th March 1939 - Sailed Manila
31st March 1939 - Arrived Swettenham
3rd April 1939 - Sailed Port Swettenham
10th April 1939 - Arived Singapore
11th April 1939 - Sailed Singapore for Bali
15th April 1939 - Arrived Bali
20th April 1939 - Sailed Bali for Singapore
24th April 1939 - Arrived Singapore
7th July 1939 - Cdr. Sydney Alan Cooper, RN In Command
2nd September 1939 - 21st Destroyer Flotilla, Division 42, China Station
3rd September 1939 - Sailed Singaporefor patrol in Padang area
3rd September 1939 - Returned with engine room defects
9th October 1939 - Exercised off Alexandri
13th October 1939 - At the celebrations of Foundation Day in Freemantle, Western Australia
16th October 1939 - Arrived Socotra
November 1939 - Relieved by HMS Delight at Aden
10th November 1939 - Sailed Aden for Suez
23rd November 1939 - Sailed Port Said
25th November 1939 - Arrived Malta
30th November 1939 - At Malta repairing
27th December 1939 - Sailed Malta
2nd January 1940 - Attacked a submarine contact off Cape Roca in 38-40N, 10-04W
7th January 1940 - Arrived Belfast
10th January 1940 - Arrived Portsmouth
31st January 1940 - Arrived in the Clyde.
2nd February 1940 - Sailed Greenock for an anti-submarine sweep towards the Mull of Kintyre
7th February 1940 - Arrived in the Clyde
8th February 1940 - Commenced escorting tanker British Governor and Ilsenstein to Scapa Flow
10th February 1940 - Sailed Muckle Flugga for Rosyth escorting steamer Housatonic and British Governor
10th February 1940 - Arrived Scapa Flow
11th February 1940 - Arrived Rosyth
15th February 1940 - Attacked a contact NNE of Kinnaird Head
15th February 1940 - Sailed Rosyth to join Convoy HN.12
16th February 1940 - Supported Operation DT
18th February 1940 - Sunk
18th February 1940 - Cdr. S.A. Cooper in Command
27th February 1940 - Cdr S. A. Cooper in Command
27th February 1940 - Sunk by U.23 off Duncansby Head

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Last edited : 16:37, March 15, 2011
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First Added : 11:47, December 9, 2010
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