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by Darius
Mon Mar 02, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Operation Hurry
Replies: 2
Views: 5295

Re: Operation Hurry

Hi Jordi, did you check http://www.naval-history.net/xDKWW2-4008-21AUG01.htm?: Force H departed Gibraltar on 31 July for Operation HURRY with battlecruiser HOOD, battleship VALIANT, aircraft carriers ARK ROYAL and ARGUS, light cruisers ARETHUSA and ENTERPRISE, destroyers FAULKNOR, FORESTER, FEARLESS...
by Darius
Wed Feb 26, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: HMS Olympus
Replies: 6
Views: 8668

Re: HMS Olympus

Only a little addition:
ADM 358/3967 - HMS Olympus: 8 May 1942; submarine sunk by enemy action, hit a mine near Malta:
https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov. ... /C16381097


Regards

Darius
by Darius
Wed Feb 26, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Requisitioned Trawler Vascama
Replies: 3
Views: 6439

Re: Requisitioned Trawler Vascama

A little bit off topic, but maybe there are any hints in this document:

MT 15/1471 - `Vascama' O.N.169200, ex-Admiralty steam trawler: re-fitting for fishing service; life-saving appliance arrangements: https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov. ... r/C3246282


Regards

Darius
by Darius
Sun Feb 23, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: motorship ELISSAVET
Replies: 3
Views: 7131

Re: motorship ELISSAVET

Hi, according to the KTB of 4. Transportflottille: 05.06.1944 ELISABETH PI 227 Saliurion geankert, 22 to Terpentin geladen 06.06.1944 ELISABETH PI 227 Saliurion geankert, 19 to Terpentin geladen 07.06.1944 Saliurion ausgelaufen, Mechaonia eingelaufen. 08.06.1944 Mechaonia ausgelaufen, Saloniki einge...
by Darius
Mon Feb 17, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: 14 June 1940
Replies: 6
Views: 9135

Re: 14 June 1940

From AWM 78, War Diary HMAS STUART,
12th, 13th, 14th June 1940
Patrol off Alexandria. Detecting and plotting mines. Claimed probably successful attack on U Boat off Alexandria a.m. 14th.
There is also data on the 10th Destroyer Flotilla with may "claims".

Regards

Darius
by Darius
Mon Feb 17, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: 14 June 1940
Replies: 6
Views: 9135

Re: 14 June 1940

From AWM 78, War Diary HMAS VOYAGER, 12th, June, 1940: [...] 1715 Proceeded to sea [from Alexandria] to carry out A/S sweep off Alexandria. 13th, June, 1940: 1725 Assisted minesweeper sinking enemy mines. Sank 3 mines by gunfire. 1910 In contact with enemy submarine. Fired two patterns depth charges...
by Darius
Fri Feb 07, 2020 10:36 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: HMS Galatea
Replies: 6
Views: 7668

Re: HMS Galatea

Great data, Brian.

Regards

Darius
by Darius
Sat Jan 25, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Searching the Old Forum Posts
Replies: 4
Views: 7121

Re: Searching the Old Forum Posts

I only wrote "thank you". :D


Regards

Darius
by Darius
Sat Jan 04, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Details of attack by KG26 on SS Henry Bacon
Replies: 8
Views: 7466

Re: Details of attack by KG26 on SS Henry Bacon

add:

You Know US Merchant Vessel War Casualities Of World War II by R. Browning? There´s a side on this loss.

Regrads

Darius
by Darius
Sat Jan 04, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Details of attack by KG26 on SS Henry Bacon
Replies: 8
Views: 7466

Re: Details of attack by KG26 on SS Henry Bacon

Hi Marty, KTB Skl for February, 23rd 1945 has: Im Nordmeer wurde das QP-Geleit um 0420 Uhr 160 sm westl. der Lofoten wiederum durch Luftaufklärung erfaßt. Gegen Mittag eingesetzte 26 LT-Flugzeuge haben zum Teil den Auftrag wegen technischer Störungen abgebrochen, zum Teil das Geleit nicht gefunden. ...
by Darius
Sat Jan 04, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Sources on turkish merchant shipping in World War 2
Replies: 9
Views: 13871

Re: Sources on turkish merchant shipping in World War 2

Hi Jochen,

not yet. I also wanted to get an overview on the operations / movements - and of course losses / connections to actions of allied or axis forces.

Regards

Darius
by Darius
Thu Jan 02, 2020 8:02 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: 2020
Replies: 6
Views: 6684

Re: 2020

Happy 2020 to everybody here in Warsailors Forum.

Regards

Darius
by Darius
Thu Dec 26, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: AMC California
Replies: 5
Views: 6098

Re: AMC California

From Admirality War Diary, 26.03.1942: Enemy Air Activity. CALIFORNIA reported at 0035A today that she was being attacked by A/C to the S.W. of Holyhead; and at 2355A last night the S.S. COASTER PROGRESS was bombed by one A/C near the Chicken Rock and was damaged, but claims to have hit the A/C ofte...
by Darius
Thu Dec 26, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: 14./15.01.1944: Collision of SAINTE MAXIME and WENDELL PHILIPPS
Replies: 3
Views: 5230

Re: 14./15.01.1944: Collision of SAINTE MAXIME and WENDELL PHILIPPS

Thank you for these additions.

Regards

Darius
by Darius
Thu Dec 26, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: AMC California
Replies: 5
Views: 6098

Re: AMC California

Hi Jordi, https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/105460e3-0f1a-465b-a65b-0289717b6e25 In January 1942 the California carried drafts to Sierra Leone and then, while proceeding home to pay off, was attacked, without success, by a Heinkel 115, her first time in action. --> this seems to be...