1 9 3 9
from control ship duty.
for use as an escort.
to Armament including depth charges fitted
9 4 0
completion deployed for escort of coastal convoys.
to Dover Command for evacuation of allied troops from Dunkirk.
DYNAMO - For details see NINE DAYS AT DUNKIRK by
Divine and the Naval Staff History)
Number for visual signalling purposes changed to I85
28th Began evacuation
1st Rescued French soldiers from ss PRAGUE sinking off Gravelines
4th Last RN warship
to leave Dunkirk. Embarked
On release from DYNAMO resumed coastal
convoy escort duties.
escort and patrol duties in continuation in Channel area.
on anti-invasion patrols and convoy defence.
for service in Atlantic for convoy defence.
Modified to carry increased depth charge outfit.
completion joined Western Approaches Command.
for Atlantic convoy defence in NW Approaches.
November Atlantic convoy escort in
1 9 4 1
January Atlantic convoy escort in
with 1st Escort Group in NW Approaches.
convoy escort in co
24th Sustained structural damage in heavy
weather south of Iceland during the
escort of an Atlantic convoy. After funnel
was lost overboard.
November Under repair at Belfast.
25th On completion rejoined Group.
1 9 4 2
convoy escort in NW Approaches with Group
to (Note: Other ships in Group included HM
Destroyers KEPPEL and ST ALBANS
December (Ex US
Navy), HM Corvettes ANCHUSA, WALLFLOWER,
1 9 4 3
in NW Approaches and Irish Sea for convoy defence in continuation
12th Joined military convoy WS29 at Avonmouth
for Local Escort during passage to
Clyde prior to
14th Detached from WS29
and resumed service in NW Approaches.
for service in Iceland with other destroyers of
Passage to Iceland. ,
convoy defence based in Iceland in continuation.
to Took part in support operations with
escorts of convoys under heavy
attacks (Operation ROSEGARDEN)
to Home waters
21st Deployed with HM Destroyers
MATCHLESS and OBEDIENT in anti-
submarine operations in NW Approaches,
October Convoy defence deployment in
1 9 4 4
defence in continuation.
from Atlantic convoy defence duties.
(Note: The availability of new escorts including CAPTAIN
Class Frigates built in
USA and transferred to RN under
Lease-Lend enabled older destroyers of
this Class to be taken out of Atlantic service).
off at Grangemouth and laid-up in Reserve
(Note: One source records deployment for training purposes. This is
included below but is to be confirmed.)
1 9 4 5
to Training role.
for training duties in Home Waters.