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by Brian Corijn
Sat Jun 06, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Erica
Replies: 5
Views: 1985

Re: Erica

Hi Jordi, Don't know about the ships in the convoy. ADM 199/773 gives the following; Loss of HMS Erica. A convoy of five empty merchant ships was sailed from Benghazi at 0200 hours for Tobruk and Alexandria. At 1550 hours, in position 32°48'5 N, 21°06E, HMS Erica, who was investigating an A/S contac...
by Brian Corijn
Sun Apr 19, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: HMS Medway 30/6/42
Replies: 3
Views: 1528

Re: HMS Medway 30/6/42

Hi Jordi, According to the logbook of HMS Dido for June 1942 (ADM 53/115794) she passed the boom at Alexandria around 2030 hours in company with Medway and Corinthia. They were escorted by Zulu, Sikh, Hero and Dulverton. At 0714 hours the next moring the convoy was joined by Exmoor, Aldenham, Croome...
by Brian Corijn
Sun Feb 16, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: V and W class destroyers (Destroyer flotillas)
Replies: 4
Views: 7597

Re: V and W class destroyers (Destroyer flotillas)

Hi Jordi,

These ships were all converted to AA escort vessels.
On completion of their conversion they were usually not assigned to destroyer flotilla's but to east coast commands (such as Rosyth, Nore, Humber, etc, etc.) for east coast escort duties.

Kind regards,
Brian Corijn
( crew)
by Brian Corijn
Tue Feb 04, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: HMS Galatea
Replies: 6
Views: 8394

Re: HMS Galatea

Hi Guys, According to the logbooks of HMS Naiad (ADM 53/114757) and HMS Euryalus (ADM 53/114250) it were indeed these two cruisers that were in company with HMS Galatea. The logbook of HMS Naiad mentions that the destroyer screen was detached half an hour before HMS Galatea was torpedoed. They were ...