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by Darius
Sat Sep 19, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: French tug PRESIDENT POINCARE
Replies: 3
Views: 74

Re: French tug PRESIDENT POINCARE

Hi,

in the first scan, you can read, the POINCARE was "entlassen" from the convoy at 0250. So it my be already the following day of 02.08.

Regards.

Darius
by Darius
Sat Jun 06, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Erica
Replies: 5
Views: 1649

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: 1649

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: 5625

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: 1722

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: 11589

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: 2184

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: 1829

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: 2184

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: 3032

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: 3032

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: 3032

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: 3032

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: 5625

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: 7652

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...