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

ARMED MERCHANT CRUISERS, Part 1 of 3

Edited by Gordon Smith, Naval-History.Net

HMS Alaunia as repair ship, converted in 1944 (Navy Photos, click to enlarge)

on to Part 2 

 

Part 1

Alaunia, Alcantara, Antenor, Arawa, Ascania, Aurania, Ausonia, Bulolo, California, Canton, Carnarvon Castle, Carthage, Cathay, Cheshire

 

(for more ship information,  go to Naval History Homepage and type name in Site Search)

 

(Note on Convoys)

 


 

Part 2 - Chitral, Cilicia, Circassia, Comorin, Corfu, Derbyshire, Dunvegan Castle, Esperance Bay, Hector, Jervis Bay, Kanimbla (RAN), Laconia, Letitia, Maloja, Manoora (RAN), Montclare

 

Part 3 - Mooltan, Moreton Bay, Pretoria Castle, Prince David (RCN), Prince Henry (RCN), Prince Robert (RCN), Queen Of Bermuda, Rajputana, Ranchi, Ranpura, Salopian, Voltaire, Westralia (RAN), Wolfe, Worcestershire

 


 

 

HMS ALAUNIA

 

 

 

 

 

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

         

05/10/39

05/10/39

HG 002

13/10/39

13/10/39

17/11/39

17/11/39

HXF 009

26/11/39

29/11/39

10/12/39

10/12/39

HXF 012

22/12/39

24/12/39

28/01/40

28/01/40

HXF 018

06/02/40

08/02/40

18/02/40

18/02/40

HX 021

01/03/40

04/03/40

29/03/40

29/03/40

HX 031

09/04/40

13/04/40

22/04/40

22/04/40

HX 037

06/05/40

07/05/40

25/06/40

25/06/40

HX 053

07/07/40

10/07/40

22/07/40

22/07/40

BHX 060

27/07/40

27/07/40

03/08/40

03/08/40

BHX 063

08/08/40

08/08/40

15/08/40

15/08/40

BHX 066

20/08/40

20/08/40

28/08/40

28/08/40

HX 069

08/09/40

12/09/40

24/09/40

24/09/40

BHX 076

29/09/40

29/09/40

06/10/40

06/10/40

BHX 079

11/10/40

11/10/40

20/10/40

20/10/40

HX 082

31/10/40

06/11/40

14/11/40

14/11/40

HX 087

26/11/40

29/11/40

12/12/40

12/12/40

BHX 096

18/12/40

18/12/40

24/12/40

24/12/40

BHX 099

29/12/40

29/12/40

26/12/40

26/12/40

HX 099

06/01/41

11/01/41

21/01/41

21/01/41

BHX 104

09/02/41

09/02/41

17/02/41

17/02/41

BHX 110

23/02/41

23/02/41

05/03/41

05/03/41

HX 113

16/03/41

21/03/41

20/04/41

20/04/41

HX 122

04/05/41

08/05/41

29/05/41

29/05/41

BHX 130

05/06/41

05/06/41

04/09/41

04/09/41

HX 148

15/09/41

17/09/41

10/03/42

10/03/42

KR 001

17/03/42

20/03/42

02/10/42

04/10/42

CM 032A

08/10/42

unknown

04/11/42

04/11/42

PB 010

11/11/42

11/11/42

17/05/43

17/05/43

BA 044

25/05/43

25/05/43

27/07/43

27/07/43

KA 008

02/08/43

02/08/43

08/08/43

08/08/43

AB 009

13/08/43

13/08/43

25/08/43

25/08/43

BA 047

31/08/43

31/08/43

08/09/43

08/09/43

AB 010

14/09/43

14/09/43

09/02/44

09/02/44

BM 085A

12/02/44

12/02/44

 

 

 

 

 

         

 

 

 

 

 

HMS ALCANTARA 

 

 

 

 

 

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

         

 03/10/40

 26/10/40

 SL 050

 03/10/40

unknown

12/10/40

12/10/40

SL 051

31/10/40

31/10/40

31/10/41

31/10/41

CF 003

03/11/41

16/11/41

19/12/42

20/12/42

CF 010

29/12/42

31/12/42

 

 

 

 

 

         

 

 

 

 

 

HMS ANTENOR

 

 

 

 

 

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

         

02/08/40

02/08/40

WS 001

06/08/40

06/08/40

10/08/40

10/08/40

BN 003

15/08/40

23/08/40

10/09/40

10/09/40

BN 005

19/09/40

26/09/40

19/09/40

20/09/40

BN 005A

20/09/40

29/09/40

23/09/40

25/09/40

BN 006

01/10/40

11/10/40

10/10/40

10/10/40

BN 007

16/10/40

26/10/40

25/10/40

25/10/40

BN 008

03/11/40

11/11/40

20/02/41

20/02/41

BA 001

unknown

unknown

04/03/41

04/03/41

BM 004

12/03/41

07/03/41

08/03/41

08/03/41

BM 004/1

16/03/41

16/03/41

20/03/41

20/03/41

BN 022

26/03/41

07/04/41

24/03/41

24/03/41

BM 004/2

26/03/41

26/03/41

21/04/41

21/04/41

BP 001

unknown

29/04/41

09/05/41

09/05/41

BP 003

unknown

15/05/41

23/05/41

23/05/41

BP 004

unknown

30/05/41

02/06/41

02/06/41

BP 005

unknown

09/06/41

11/06/41

11/06/41

BA 003

20/06/41

20/06/41

25/06/41

25/06/41

BP 007

unknown

02/07/41

03/07/41

03/07/41

BP 008

unknown

10/07/41

24/08/41

28/08/41

BM 008

31/08/41

02/09/41

 

 

 

 

 

         

 

 

 

 

 

 HMS ARAWA  

         

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

         

28/09/40

28/09/40

BM 001S

01/10/40

01/10/40

27/10/40

27/10/40

SL 053

17/11/40

18/11/40

30/01/41

30/01/41

SL 064

17/02/41

22/02/41

23/03/41

23/03/41

SL 069

14/04/41

unknown

09/05/41

12/05/41

HP

25/05/41

24/05/41

08/06/41

08/06/41

SL 077

02/07/41

03/07/41

 

 

 

 

 

         

 

 

 

 

 

 HMS ASCANIA  

         

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

         

08/11/39

08/11/39

HXF 008

19/11/39

21/11/39

02/12/39

02/12/39

HXF 011

12/12/39

15/12/39

27/12/39

27/12/39

HXF 014

05/01/40

08/01/40

20/01/40

20/01/40

HXF 017

29/01/40

01/02/40

13/03/40

13/03/40

HX 027

25/03/40

28/03/40

06/04/40

06/04/40

HX 033

15/04/40

20/04/40

26/04/40

26/04/40

HX 038

08/05/40

12/05/40

31/05/40

31/05/40

BHX 047

08/06/40

08/06/40

16/06/40

16/06/40

BHX 051

21/06/40

21/06/40

11/07/40

11/07/40

HX 057

23/07/40

26/07/40

04/08/40

04/08/40

HX 063

16/08/40

19/08/40

27/08/40

27/08/40

BHX 069

01/09/40

01/09/40

13/09/40

13/09/40

HX 073

24/09/40

28/09/40

10/10/40

10/10/40

BHX 080

15/10/40

15/10/40

24/10/40

24/10/40

HX 083

02/11/40

07/11/40

23/11/40

23/11/40

BHX 091

28/11/40

28/11/40

04/12/40

04/12/40

BHX 094

09/12/40

09/12/40

25/01/41

25/01/41

HX 105

06/02/41

09/02/41

18/02/41

18/02/41

SC 023

08/03/41

09/03/41

21/03/41

21/03/41

HX 116

04/04/41

09/04/41

06/05/41

06/05/41

HX 125A

18/05/41

22/05/41

18/06/41

18/06/41

BHX 134

23/06/41

23/06/41

28/06/41

28/06/41

BHX 136

03/07/41

03/07/41

30/06/41

30/06/41

HX 136

13/07/41

18/07/41

22/07/41

22/07/41

HX 140

02/08/41

06/08/41

31/07/41

05/08/41

ON 003

08/08/41

14/08/41

10/09/41

10/09/41

HX 149

24/09/41

25/09/41

13/09/42

13/09/42

HX 207

24/09/42

25/09/42

 

 

 

 

 

         

 

 

 

 

 

 HMS AURANIA
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Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

         

27/05/40

27/05/40

BHX 046

02/06/40

02/06/40

28/05/40

02/06/40

HX 046

09/06/40

12/06/40

21/06/40

21/06/40

HX 052

02/07/40

06/07/40

18/07/40

18/07/40

BHX 059

23/07/40

23/07/40

31/07/40

31/07/40

HX 062

11/08/40

15/08/40

24/08/40

24/08/40

HX 068

04/09/40

08/09/40

21/09/40

21/09/40

HX 075

03/10/40

07/10/40

14/10/40

14/10/40

BHX 081

19/10/40

19/10/40

03/12/40

13/12/40

HX 093

11/12/40

18/12/40

12/01/41

12/01/41

SC 019

26/01/41

02/02/41

07/02/41

07/02/41

BHX 108

12/02/41

12/02/41

23/02/41

23/02/41

HX 111

07/03/41

12/03/41

06/04/41

06/04/41

HX 119A

15/04/41

22/04/41

10/05/41

10/05/41

HX 126

21/05/41

28/05/41

11/06/41

17/06/41

OB 334

20/06/41

25/06/41

11/07/41

11/07/41

HX 138

14/07/41

27/07/41

12/07/41

13/07/41

SC 037

14/07/41

28/07/41

 

 

 

 

 

         

 

 

 

 

 

  HMS AUSONIA  

         

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

         

12/12/39

12/12/39

HX 012

25/12/39

27/12/39

12/01/40

12/01/40

HXF 016

21/01/40

24/01/40

04/02/40

04/02/40

HXF 019

14/02/40

17/02/40

26/02/40

26/02/40

HX 023

09/03/40

12/03/40

21/03/40

21/03/40

HX 029

02/04/40

04/04/40

20/05/40

20/05/40

HX 044

30/05/40

03/06/40

09/06/40

10/06/40

HX 049

20/06/40

24/06/40

06/07/40

06/07/40

BHX 056

11/07/40

11/07/40

23/07/40

23/07/40

HX 060

04/08/40

07/08/40

16/08/40

16/08/40

HX 066

27/08/40

31/08/40

12/09/40

12/09/40

BHX 073

17/09/40

17/09/40

18/10/40

18/10/40

BHX 082

22/10/40

22/10/40

30/10/40

30/10/40

BHX 085

04/11/40

04/11/40

14/11/40

14/11/40

HX 088

25/11/40

30/11/40

10/12/40

10/12/40

HX 095

22/12/40

27/12/40

05/01/41

05/01/41

HX 101

17/01/41

22/01/41

01/02/41

01/02/41

BHX 107

07/02/41

07/02/41

13/02/41

13/02/41

HX 109

26/02/41

04/03/41

20/06/41

20/06/41

SC 035

04/07/41

09/07/41

06/07/41

12/07/41

OB 343

20/07/41

21/07/41

01/08/41

01/08/41

HX 142

12/08/41

18/08/41

11/08/41

17/08/41

ON 006

24/08/41

24/08/41

05/09/41

05/09/41

SC 043

08/09/41

20/09/41

 

 

 

 

 

         

 

 

 

 

 

  HMS BULOLO  

         

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

         

24/01/40

24/01/40

SL 018

09/02/40

12/02/40

22/02/40

22/02/40

SL 021F

04/03/40

07/03/40

15/04/40

15/04/40

SL 028

29/04/40

unknown

23/05/40

23/05/40

SL 033

06/06/40

09/06/40

25/07/40

25/07/40

SL 041

08/08/40

08/08/40

28/07/40

08/08/40

SL 041F

10/08/40

14/08/40

03/09/40

03/09/40

SL 046

19/09/40

23/09/40

21/11/40

21/11/40

SL 056

08/12/40

12/12/40

01/01/41

01/01/41

SL 061

18/01/41

24/01/41

10/02/41

10/02/41

SL 065

02/03/41

08/03/41

 23/03/41

 26/03/41

 SL 069

 29/03/41

unknown

29/03/41

31/03/41

SL 070

19/04/41

23/04/41

10/05/41

10/05/41

SL 074

29/05/41

04/06/41

11/06/41

20/06/41

OB 334

25/06/41

25/06/41

21/02/44

21/02/44

SNF 015

24/02/44

24/02/44

 

 

 

 

 

         

 

 

 

 

 

 HMS CALIFORNIA  

         

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

         

27/02/41

27/02/41

BHX 112

04/03/41

04/03/41

17/03/41

17/03/41

HX 115

28/03/41

03/04/41

16/04/41

16/04/41

HX 121

27/04/41

03/05/41

20/05/41

20/05/41

HX 128

unknown

06/06/41

11/06/41

20/06/41

OB 334

25/06/41

25/06/41

30/06/41

30/06/41

HX 136

13/07/41

18/07/41

11/07/41

16/07/41

OB 345

24/07/41

26/07/41

16/08/41

16/08/41

HX 145

25/08/41

31/08/41

30/08/41

04/09/41

ON 011

11/09/41

11/09/41

26/01/42

29/01/42

CARNIVAL

01/02/42

04/02/42

 

 

 

 

 

         

 

 

 

 

 

  HMS CANTON  

         

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

         

20/07/40

20/07/40

SL 040F

01/08/40

01/08/40

16/07/40

01/08/40

SL 040

02/08/40

08/08/40

18/08/40

18/08/40

SL 044

05/09/40

07/09/40

10/09/40

27/09/40

AP 003/1

09/10/40

22/10/40

28/11/40

28/11/40

SL 057

15/12/40

19/12/40

20/01/41

20/01/41

SL 063

09/02/41

09/02/41

12/03/41

12/03/41

SL 068

21/03/41

21/03/41

03/07/41

03/07/41

SL 080

07/07/41

29/07/41

17/10/41

17/10/41

CT 004

21/10/41

23/10/41

15/03/43

15/03/43

CM 040/1

19/03/43

unknown

22/03/43

26/03/43

CM 040

30/03/43

01/04/43

30/03/43

30/03/43

CM 040B

08/04/43

08/04/43

10/04/43

10/04/43

BA 042

15/04/43

15/04/43

10/04/43

10/04/43

PB 035

unknown

17/04/43

04/05/43

04/05/43

AB 008

10/05/43

10/05/43

26/05/43

29/05/43

US 019

04/06/43

04/06/43

 

 

 

 

 

         

 

 

 

 

 

  HMS CARNARVON CASTLE  

         

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

         

25/11/39

25/11/39

SL 010F

08/12/39

08/12/39

27/12/39

27/12/39

SL 014F

08/01/40

11/01/40

16/01/40

16/01/40

SL 017

31/01/40

04/02/40

17/04/40

17/04/40

SL 028F

22/04/40

22/04/40

01/05/40

01/05/40

SL 030

15/05/40

18/05/40

31/05/40

31/05/40

SL 034

14/06/40

15/06/40

01/07/40

01/07/40

SL 038

17/07/40

20/07/40

10/09/40

10/09/40

SL 047

26/09/40

28/09/40

10/09/40

unknown

AP 003/1

04/10/40

22/10/40

22/11/41

22/11/41

CF 003/2

01/12/41

01/12/41

05/11/43

05/11/43

SR 007/1

12/11/43

12/11/43

31/10/43

16/11/43

MKF 025A

21/11/43

24/11/43

 

 

 

 

 

         

 

 

 

 

 

 HMS CARTHAGE  

         

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

         

06/09/40

06/09/40

AK 001/1

17/09/40

17/09/40

10/09/40

09/10/40

AP 003/1

15/10/40

22/10/40

08/10/40

15/10/40

SW 002

22/10/40

22/10/40

29/10/40

01/11/40

WS 003

07/11/40

16/11/40

03/10/40

01/11/40

WS 003A

07/11/40

27/10/40

01/11/40

10/11/40

WS 003C

16/11/40

16/11/40

09/12/40

09/12/40

CM 007

unknown

15/12/40

07/06/41

09/06/41

CM 011

unknown

19/06/41

13/10/41

13/10/41

SW 010

19/10/41

19/10/41

21/10/41

21/10/41

SW 010/1

27/10/41

27/10/41

31/12/41

31/12/41

BA 012

06/01/42

06/01/42

09/11/42

09/11/42

CM 034

21/11/42

21/11/42

10/01/43

10/01/43

MC 003

23/01/43

23/01/43

08/05/43

08/05/43

BA 043

16/05/43

16/05/43

30/05/43

30/05/43

CM 042

10/06/43

10/06/43

15/06/43

15/06/43

KR 005

27/06/43

27/06/43

17/09/43

18/09/43

MKF 024

23/09/43

07/10/43

 

 

 

 

 

         

 

 

 

 

 

 HMS CATHAY  

         

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

         

23/06/40

23/06/40

BN 001

04/07/40

12/07/40

17/07/40

17/07/40

BN 002

26/07/40

05/08/40

26/08/40

26/08/40

SL 045

14/09/40

15/09/40

15/12/40

20/12/40

SL 059

31/12/40

05/01/41

17/05/41

17/05/41

SL 075

12/06/41

13/06/41

05/08/41

05/08/41

SL 083

28/08/41

28/08/41

 

 

 

 

 

         

 

 

 

 

 

 HMS CHESHIRE  

         

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

         

13/01/40

13/01/40

SL 016F

24/01/40

27/01/40

14/02/40

14/02/40

SL 020F

28/02/40

28/02/40

14/03/40

14/03/40

SL 024

29/03/40

31/03/40

06/06/41

06/06/41

HX 131

17/06/41

23/06/41

16/06/41

23/06/41

OB 335

24/06/41

02/07/41

04/07/41

04/07/41

BHX 137

10/07/41

10/07/41

06/07/41

09/07/41

HX 137

10/07/41

22/07/41

04/08/42

07/08/42

SL 118

21/08/42

26/08/42

 

 

 

 

 

(Note on Convoys)

 

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