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by Darius
Sat Jun 06, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Erica
Replies: 5
Views: 1090

Re: Erica

From Admirality War Diaries: 09.02.1943 The Corvette ERICA was sunk, cause unknown, at 1550 today in 32,48.5 N, 21.10 E (off the north coast of Cyranaica between Benghazi and Mersa Susa) whilst in company with BURRA, SOUTHERN MAID and two M.Ls escorting 4 merchant ships from Bengazi to Alexandria. S...
by Darius
Sat Jun 06, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Erica
Replies: 5
Views: 1090

Re: Erica

Hello Brian,

thank you for this addition to my list of "friendly fire incidents".


Regards

Darius
by Darius
Wed May 27, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Question to forum members
Replies: 22
Views: 3930

Re: Question to forum members

davidships wrote:
Tue May 26, 2020 10:44 pm
On a forum that I am involved with we block ISPs of known spammers (and had no negative feedback from genuine members)
And in one of such forums (jaircraft) I´m trying to get my IP from the black list for 1,5 years now ...
No reaction. Their loss :lol:

Regards

Darius
by Darius
Sun May 17, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: HMS Penylan
Replies: 4
Views: 1188

Re: HMS Penylan

Hi Jordi, no more details, but in TNA are the following files: ADM 358/4173: HMS Penylan: 3 December 1942; sunk by enemy action, torpedoed in the English Channel https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C16381165 ADM 1/14230: HM SHIPS - DAMAGE AND LOSS (31): Loss of HMS PENYLAN by enemy a...
by Darius
Mon May 11, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: HMS Esk - HMS Ivanhoe Casualties
Replies: 10
Views: 10986

Re: HMS Esk - HMS Ivanhoe Casualties

Darius wrote:
Wed Nov 06, 2019 6:48 am
Maybe of interest:

Into the Minefields: British Destroyer Minelaying 1916-1960
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Into-Minefield ... 1844152715


Regards

Darius
by Darius
Thu Apr 16, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: HMS Towy
Replies: 7
Views: 1666

Re: HMS Towy

Hi Martin, "Composition of Task Forces April 1943", April 7, 1943: [...] Task Force 24 [...] 24.1.17 - British Escort Unit B-3: NARCISSUS, ESCAPADE, RENOUCULE, GARLAND, AZALEA, ROSELEYS [...] "Composition of Task Forces May 1943", May 5, 1943: [...] Task Force 24 [...] 24.1.17 - British Escort Unit ...
by Darius
Thu Apr 16, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Great shiplosses in Piräus, Giugiu, Hamburg
Replies: 1
Views: 1572

Re: Great shiplosses in Piräus, Giugiu, Hamburg

Hallo Kurt,

interessant.


Gruß

Darius
by Darius
Sun Apr 12, 2020 9:25 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: HMS Towy
Replies: 7
Views: 1666

Re: HMS Towy

Hi friends,

looks like you are right.

There is an interesting book on the B3 Ocean Escort Group:
The Echo of a Fighting Flower - The Echo of a Fighting Flower: The Story of HMS "Narcissus" and B3 Ocean Escort Group in WW2.


Regards

Darius
by Darius
Tue Mar 31, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: HMIS Indus 6/4/42
Replies: 9
Views: 2260

Re: HMIS Indus 6/4/42

Hi,

there is data incoming... "Admirality War Diary" states
in the morning
.


Regaards

Darius
by Darius
Sun Mar 29, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: HMIS Indus 6/4/42
Replies: 9
Views: 2260

Re: HMIS Indus 6/4/42

Hello,

maybe more details are in:
The Evacuation of Civilians from Burma: Analysing the 1942 Colonial Disaster
by Michael D. Leigh, pp. 119?

Regards

Darius
by Darius
Sun Mar 29, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: HMIS Indus 6/4/42
Replies: 9
Views: 2260

Re: HMIS Indus 6/4/42

Done. Let´s wait...

Regards

Darius
by Darius
Sat Mar 28, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: HMIS Indus 6/4/42
Replies: 9
Views: 2260

Re: HMIS Indus 6/4/42

Hi Jordi,

I didn´t find a time, too.

If we aren´t successfull here, I can put this question in an "aircraft" forum - the attack was obviously by land based Betty´s .

Regards

Darius
by Darius
Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Question to forum members
Replies: 22
Views: 3930

Re: Question to forum members

Hi Siri,

negativ.


Regards

Darius
by Darius
Sun Mar 22, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: HMS Electra 27/2/42
Replies: 3
Views: 7292

Re: HMS Electra 27/2/42

Hi Jordi, a) the war diary of S 38 gives [...] this ship recovered from the sea fifty six living survivors [...] A list is given in Enclosure A, incl. the one who died on wounds. But the list has in all only 54 names... b) The Enclosure B, H.MS. ELECTRA - Narrative of loss in JAVA SEA Action - Febru...
by Darius
Sun Mar 22, 2020 11:10 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: HMS Electra 27/2/42
Replies: 3
Views: 7292

Re: HMS Electra 27/2/42

Hi Jordi, Combat Narrative, No. 3, Java Sea Campaign, pub. 1943, p. 68: The other ships of our striking force merely saw the Electra disappear into the smoke, after which she was "never seen again." This description is from a Dutch source , based on accounts of survivors of the Electra, 58 of whom, ...