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World War 2 at Sea - Convoy Escort Movements of Royal and Dominion Navy Vessels by Don Kindell

COLONY-CLASS FRIGATES

Edited by Gordon Smith, Naval-History.Net

USS Beaufort, sister-ship (US, click to enlarge)

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Anguilla (K 500), Antigua (K 501), Ascension (K 502), Bahamas (K 503), Barbados (K 504), Caicos (K 505), Cayman (K 506), Dominica (K 507), Labuan (K 584), Montserrat (K 586), Nyasaland (K 587), Papua (K 588), Perim (K 593), Pitcairn (K 589), Sarawak (K 591), Seychelles (K 592), Somaliland (K 594), St Helena (K 590), Tobago (K 585), Tortola (K 595), Zanzibar (K 596)

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(Note on Convoys)

 


 

 

HMS ANGUILLA

 

 

 

 

 

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

 

 

 

 

 

06/01/44

11/01/44

HX 274

21/01/44

21/01/44

03/04/44

04/04/44

OS 073KM

16/04/44

16/04/44

16/04/44

16/04/44

KMS 047G

17/04/44

17/04/44

22/04/44

22/04/44

MKS 046G

23/04/44

23/04/44

23/04/44

23/04/44

SL 155MK

29/04/44

03/05/44

13/05/44

14/05/44

OS 077KM

25/05/44

23/05/44

24/05/44

24/05/44

KMS 051G

25/05/44

25/05/44

22/06/44

22/06/44

OS 081KM

03/07/44

03/07/44

03/07/44

03/07/44

KMS 055G

04/07/44

04/07/44

10/07/44

10/07/44

MKS 054G

11/07/44

11/07/44

11/07/44

11/07/44

SL 163MK

20/07/44

22/07/44

08/12/44

10/12/44

ON 271

14/12/44

28/12/44

16/04/45

16/04/45

JW 066

25/04/45

25/04/45

26/05/45

27/05/45

ON 305

27/05/45

10/06/45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HMS ANTIGUA

 

 

 

 

 

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

 

 

 

 

 

27/02/44

05/03/44

HX 281

14/03/44

15/03/44

13/05/44

14/05/44

OS 077KM

23/05/44

23/05/44

24/05/44

24/05/44

KMS 051G

25/05/44

25/05/44

31/05/44

31/05/44

SL 159MK

11/06/44

11/06/44

22/06/44

22/06/44

OS 081KM

03/07/44

03/07/44

03/07/44

03/07/44

KMS 055G

04/07/44

04/07/44

10/07/44

10/07/44

MKS 054G

11/07/44

11/07/44

11/07/44

11/07/44

SL 163MK

20/07/44

22/07/44

01/08/44

02/08/44

OS 085KM

11/08/44

11/08/44

12/08/44

12/08/44

KMS 059G

13/08/44

13/08/44

18/08/44

18/08/44

MKS 058G

19/08/44

19/08/44

19/08/44

19/08/44

SL 167MK

29/08/44

29/08/44

20/05/45

25/05/45

MKS 102G

26/05/45

28/05/45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HMS ASCENSION

 

 

 

 

 

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

 

 

 

 

 

22/05/44

22/05/44

OS 078KM

04/06/44

04/06/44

21/05/44

28/05/44

SL 158MK

29/05/44

04/06/44

05/06/44

05/06/44

KMS 052G

06/06/44

06/06/44

09/06/44

09/06/44

MKS 051G

10/06/44

10/06/44

10/06/44

10/06/44

SL 160MK

21/06/44

21/06/44

01/07/44

02/07/44

OS 082KM

11/07/44

11/07/44

12/07/44

12/07/44

KMS 056G

13/07/44

13/07/44

20/07/44

20/07/44

MKS 055G

21/07/44

21/07/44

21/07/44

21/07/44

SL 164MK

31/07/44

02/08/44

10/08/44

11/08/44

OS 086KM

21/08/44

21/08/44

18/01/45

unknown

HX 333

unknown

01/02/45

23/02/45

unknown

HX 340

unknown

10/03/45

29/03/45

unknown

HX 347

unknown

14/04/45

18/04/45

unknown

HX 351

unknown

03/05/45

09/05/45

unknown

HX 355

unknown

25/05/45

16/05/45

27/05/45

SC 176

29/05/45

29/05/45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HMS BAHAMAS

 

 

 

 

 

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

 

 

 

 

 

31/08/44

06/09/44

HX 306

17/09/44

17/09/44

20/10/44

20/10/44

KMF 035A

25/10/44

31/10/44

20/10/44

28/10/44

MKF 035A

02/11/44

02/11/44

29/11/44

29/11/44

JW 062

07/12/44

07/12/44

10/12/44

10/12/44

RA 062

19/12/44

19/12/44

05/01/45

05/01/45

KMF 038

10/01/45

10/01/45

28/01/45

28/01/45

KMF 039

31/01/45

04/02/45

14/02/45

14/02/45

MKF 039

18/02/45

20/02/45

18/02/45

19/02/45

KMF 040

21/02/45

24/02/45

21/01/45

21/02/45

MKF 038

27/01/45

27/01/45

06/03/45

06/03/45

MKF 040

12/03/45

12/03/45

09/03/45

unknown

HX 343

unknown

24/03/45

08/04/45

unknown

HX 349

unknown

23/04/45

17/04/45

19/04/45

OS 123KM

19/04/45

23/04/45

13/04/45

unknown

HX 350

unknown

28/04/45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HMS BARBADOS

 

 

 

 

 

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

 

 

 

 

 

21/02/45

22/02/45

ON 286

22/02/45

09/03/45

19/02/45

24/02/45

MKS 084G

27/02/45

27/02/45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HMS CAICOS

 

 

 

 

 

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

 

 

 

 

 

05/04/44

09/04/44

HX 286

20/04/44

20/04/44

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HMS CAYMAN

 

 

 

 

 

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

 

 

 

 

 

16/09/44

22/09/44

HX 309

02/10/44

03/10/44

11/05/45

12/05/45

ONS 050

12/05/45

29/05/45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HMS DOMINICA

 

 

 

 

 

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

 

 

 

 

 

10/05/44

16/05/44

HX 291

26/05/44

27/05/44

28/11/44

30/11/44

ONS 037

01/12/44

21/12/44

19/12/44

unknown

HX 327

unknown

02/01/45

23/01/45

unknown

HX 334

unknown

06/02/45

18/02/45

unknown

HX 339

unknown

03/03/45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HMS LABUAN

 

 

 

 

 

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14/10/44

30/11/44

ONS 034

01/12/44

01/11/44

19/12/44

unknown

HX 327

unknown

02/01/45

23/01/45

unknown

HX 334

unknown

06/02/45

18/02/45

unknown

HX 339

unknown

03/03/45

07/03/45

09/03/45

ON 289

10/03/45

25/03/45

11/03/45

11/03/45

MKS 088G

19/03/45

19/03/45

03/05/45

unknown

HX 354

unknown

18/05/45

20/05/45

20/05/45

TBC 164

23/05/45

23/05/45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HMS MONTSERRAT

 

 

 

 

 

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

 

 

 

 

 

14/02/45

21/02/45

MKS 083G

21/02/45

22/02/45

21/02/45

22/02/45

ON 286

22/02/45

09/03/45

28/02/45

unknown

HX 341

unknown

15/03/45

17/03/45

18/03/45

ON 291

19/03/45

06/04/45

22/03/45

23/03/45

ONS 045

23/03/45

11/04/45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HMS NYASALAND

 

 

 

 

 

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

 

 

 

 

 

18/10/44

22/10/44

SC 159

02/11/44

02/11/44

13/01/45

14/01/45

DS 061

17/01/45

17/01/45

17/01/45

17/01/45

SD 061

20/01/45

20/01/45

14/02/45

21/02/45

MKS 083G

21/02/45

22/02/45

21/02/45

22/02/45

ON 286

22/02/45

09/03/45

22/03/45

23/03/45

ONS 045

23/03/45

11/04/45

23/04/45

23/04/45

WN 687

25/04/45

25/04/45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HMS PAPUA

 

 

 

 

 

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy Arrived

 

 

 

 

 

15/10/44

20/10/44

HX 314

29/10/44

29/10/44

21/02/45

22/02/45

ON 286

22/02/45

09/03/45

28/02/45

unknown

HX 341

unknown

15/03/45

17/03/45

18/03/45

ON 291

19/03/45

06/04/45

22/03/45

23/03/45

ONS 045

23/03/45

11/04/45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HMS PERIM

 

 

 

 

 

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

 

 

 

 

 

15/10/44

20/10/44

HX 314

29/10/44

29/10/44

16/01/45

16/01/45

KMF 038A

23/01/45

23/01/45

05/02/45

05/02/45

MKS 081G

07/02/45

13/02/45

05/02/45

07/02/45

KMS 082G

09/02/45

09/02/45

09/03/45

unknown

HX 343

unknown

24/03/45

15/04/45

15/04/45

VWP 126

16/04/45

16/04/45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HMS PITCAIRN

 

 

 

 

 

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

 

 

 

 

 

12/12/44

12/12/44

DS 060

14/12/44

14/12/44

15/12/44

15/12/44

SD 060

19/12/44

19/12/44

05/01/45

05/01/45

KMF 038

10/01/45

10/01/45

06/03/45

06/03/45

MKF 040

12/03/45

12/03/45

09/03/45

unknown

HX 343

unknown

24/03/45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HMS SARAWAK

 

 

 

 

 

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

 

 

 

 

 

12/09/44

18/09/44

CU 039

23/09/44

23/09/44

20/10/44

20/10/44

KMF 035A

25/10/44

31/10/44

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HMS SEYCHELLES

 

 

 

 

 

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

 

 

 

 

 

02/03/45

02/03/45

OS 114KM

04/03/45

07/03/45

02/03/45

04/03/45

ON 288

14/03/45

19/03/45

19/03/45

24/03/45

HX 345

02/04/45

02/04/45

11/04/45

12/04/45

ONS 047

27/04/45

30/04/45

29/04/45

04/05/45

HX 353

15/05/45

15/05/45

21/05/45

21/05/45

ONS 051

01/06/45

04/06/45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HMS SOMALILAND

 

 

 

 

 

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

 

 

 

 

 

06/09/44

11/09/44

HX 307

20/09/44

20/09/44

20/10/44

20/10/44

KMF 035A

25/10/44

31/10/44

20/10/44

28/10/44

MKF 035A

02/11/44

02/11/44

29/11/44

29/11/44

JW 062

07/12/44

07/12/44

10/12/44

10/12/44

RA 062

19/12/44

19/12/44

05/01/45

05/01/45

KMF 038

10/01/45

10/01/45

21/01/45

21/01/45

MKF 038

27/01/45

27/01/45

18/02/45

18/02/45

KMF 040

24/02/45

24/02/45

06/03/45

06/03/45

MKF 040

12/03/45

12/03/45

09/03/45

unknown

HX 343

unknown

24/03/45

08/04/45

unknown

HX 349

unknown

23/04/45

13/04/45

unknown

HX 350

unknown

28/04/45

17/04/45

19/04/45

OS 123KM

19/04/45

23/04/45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HMS ST HELENA

 

 

 

 

 

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

 

 

 

 

 

13/01/45

13/01/45

DS 061

14/01/45

17/01/45

16/01/45

16/01/45

KMF 038A

23/01/45

23/01/45

11/02/45

11/02/45

DS 062

13/02/45

13/02/45

14/02/45

14/02/45

SD 062

17/02/45

17/02/45

09/03/45

unknown

HX 343

unknown

24/03/45

16/03/45

22/03/45

MKS 089G

24/03/45

24/03/45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HMS TOBAGO

 

 

 

 

 

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

 

 

 

 

 

05/10/44

06/10/44

HX 312

17/10/44

21/10/44

15/10/44

18/10/44

OS 092KM

unknown

25/10/44

28/11/44

30/11/44

ONS 037

01/12/44

21/12/44

23/01/45

unknown

HX 334

unknown

06/02/45

25/01/45

31/01/45

MKS 079G

02/02/45

02/02/45

18/02/45

unknown

HX 339

unknown

03/03/45

07/03/45

09/03/45

ON 289

10/03/45

25/03/45

11/03/45

11/03/45

MKS 088G

19/03/45

19/03/45

03/05/45

unknown

HX 354

unknown

18/05/45

22/05/45

22/05/45

TBC 166

25/05/45

25/05/45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HMS TORTOLA

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Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

 

 

 

 

 

06/09/44

11/09/44

HX 307

20/09/44

20/09/44

20/10/44

20/10/44

KMF 035A

25/10/44

31/10/44

20/10/44

28/10/44

MKF 035A

02/11/44

02/11/44

29/11/44

29/11/44

JW 062

07/12/44

07/12/44

10/12/44

10/12/44

RA 062

19/12/44

19/12/44

05/01/45

05/01/45

KMF 038

10/01/45

10/01/45

21/01/45

21/01/45

MKF 038

27/01/45

27/01/45

28/01/45

28/01/45

KMF 039

31/01/45

04/02/45

14/02/45

16/02/45

MKF 039

18/02/45

20/02/45

18/02/45

19/02/45

KMF 040

21/02/45

24/02/45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HMS ZANZIBAR

 

 

 

 

 

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

 

 

 

 

 

05/10/44

06/10/44

HX 312

17/10/44

21/10/44

15/10/44

18/10/44

OS 092KM

unknown

25/10/44

09/03/45

unknown

HX 343

unknown

24/03/45

16/03/45

22/03/45

MKS 089G

24/03/45

24/03/45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Note on Convoys)

 

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