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NAVAL-RELATED CODE NAMES - BY NAME
by Geoffrey B Mason, Lieutenant Commander, RN (Rtd) (c) 2006

Edited by Gordon Smith, Naval-History.Net

Battleship HMS Warspite off Normandy in Operation NEPTUNE, the Naval element of Overlord June 1944 (Maritime Quest, click to enlarge) return to Contents List
 
 

 Arranged by Name with Month/Year

see also Code Names by Date 

 

 

 

 

74

Northern Barrage, Denmark Straits reinforcement

A8

SW Approaches 1/45

AA

Heligoland minelay 9/39

ABERCROMBIE

Reconnaissance raid on Hardelot, France 4/42

ABSTENTION

Attack on Castelorizo 2/41

ACCOLADE

Planned allied occupation of Dodecanese Islands 5/43

ACCUMULATOR

Diversion near Cherbourg Peninsular 6/44

ACID

British HUSKY Task Force 7/43

ACID DROP

Commando raids Hardelot and Merlimont 8/41

ACQUAINT

Interception of radio transmissions from MTB off Belgium 1944

ACQUISITION

Occupation of Abadan oil installations 6/41

ACUMEN

Passage of JW62 11/44

AD

East Coast Barrier 10/39

ADIEU

Surrender of U-Boats to allied warships after VE Day 5/45

ADOPTION

Eastern Fleet Destroyer interception patrols off Burma 6/45

AERIAL

Evacuation from Bay of Biscay Ports 6/40

AGREEMENT

Tobruk Raid 9/42

AJAX

Planned operations in Norway – later cancelled 1941

ALABASTER

Iceland Main Occupation 5/40

ALBUMEN

SBS raid on Crete 6/43

ALPHABET

Norway Evacuation 5/40

ALUITE

SBS Survey of Syrian coast 6/40

AMATHEA

Off-Shore pipe system for PLUTO off Normandy 6/44

AMBASSADOR

Commando raid - Channel Islands 6/40

ANAKIM

Planned invasion of Lower Burma 6/43

ANGLO

SBS raid on Rhodes from Greek submarine 9/42

ANIMALS

Planned diversion to suggest landings in Greece 5/43

ANKLET

British landing on Lofoten Islands 12/41

ANNOYANCE

Bombardments of west coast of Italy before AVALANCHE 8/43

ANSTEY

Landing of Agents near Genoa 3/44

ANT

SBS operation at Scmut, Sarawak 3/45

ANTIDOTE

Mine clearance between western and eastern Mediterranean 5/43

ANVIL

Planned landings in South of France with NEPTUNE 11/43

APOSTLE I

Planned allied landings in Norway after NEPTUNE 8/44

APOSTLE II

Planned Norway landings if Germany capitulated 1/45

APPERANCE

Landings in Somaliland 3/41

AQUATINT

Commando raid at St Heroine 9/42

ARABIAN

Planned landings in Brittany – replaced by LETHAL 1942

ARCHERY

Commando raid on Lofotens 12/41

ARCTIC

Landing of Free French agents in SW Elba 4/44

ARGONAUT

Summit Meetings in Malta and at Yalta 1/45

ARTIZAN

Channel Anti-submarine minelay 4/45

ASCENDANT

Return convoy from Malta to Gibraltar 8/42

ASTRAKAN

Commando raid at Houlgate, France 11/41

ATHLETIC

FAA attacks on Norwegian coats shipping 10/44

AVALANCHE

Allied landings at Salerno, Italy 9/43

AVONMOUTH

Planned allied landings in Norway in event of invasion 3/40

AW

East Coast Barrier 7/40

 

 

 

 

BABOON

COPP reconnaissance at Phuket Island 3/45

BALDHEAD

Series of landings SOE party by Dutch submarines 6/43

BALKIS

Commando raid at Pianoso  3/44

BALSAM

FAA P-R (photo reconnaissance) of Malaya and Sumatra air strikes 6/45.

BAMBI

Lay of PLUTO from UK to Normandy 6/44

BANQUET

FAA attacks on Padang, Sumatra 8/44

BANTAM

Planned Commando support for HUSKY 7/43

BARBARISM

Support of military advance in Burma 12/44

BARITOME

Malta aircraft delivery 8/42

BARK

British Task Force for HUSKY 7/43

BARLEY

Landing of agents south of Leghorn 3/44

BARRACUDA

Planned Landing at Naples when Italy capitulated. 7/43

BARRICADE

Commando raid south of Barfleur, France 8/42

BARRISTER

Element of TORCH

BASALT

Commando raid on Sark 10/42

BATMAN

Commando landings near Cherbourg 11/43

BAYLEAF

FAA attack on Norwegian coast shipping 2/44

BAYTOWN

Naval gunfire support for landings on the Italian mainland 9/43

BEECHAM

Re-occupation of Padang, Sumatra 8/45

BEGONIA

Home Fleet mine-lay and shipping attacks off Norway 9/44

BELLOWS

Malta aircraft delivery 8/42

BELLPUSH

Investigation of French beaches in Channel 12/43

BELLRINGER

Interception of Atlantic Vichy French convoy 9/41

BENEDICT

Convoy taking aircraft to North Russia 8/41

BENELLO

Landing of agents near Portofino 2/44

BERSERK

Multi-carrier exercise in preparation for PEDESTAL

BERSERK

Exercise in Atlantic for aircraft carriers in PEDESTAL 6/42

BETA SEARCH

Anti-submarine tactical measure after sighting 2/43

BETTY

Landing of SOE sabotage party at Tongah 1/42

BIG BANG

Destruction of German fortifications at Heligoland 7/45

BIG DRUM

Diversionary operation for NEPTUNE landings 6/44

BIG GAME

Landing of stores on Gorgona Is, south of Leghorn 6/44

BIGAMY

Planned attack on Benghazi 9/42

BIGOT

Restriction of access to NEPTUNE documentation 6/44

BIJOU

Deception Plan for passage of INDOMITABLE to Middle East

BILLOW

Failed landing of SOE party in Siam 4/44

BISHOP

Eastern Fleet cover for capture of Rangoon, Burma 5/45

BLACK

Initial plan for attack on Dakar (Later MENACE) 7/40

BLACKCOCK

Commando operation to clear Roermond Triangle, north of Aachen 1/45

BLANKET

Exercise in preparation for FRANKTON 11/42

BLOCK

Blockade of Burma coast inlets 2/45

BLUE PENCIL

Planned negotiation surrender of garrison at Uljan, 10/44

BLUEBOTTLE

Rescue of escaped PoW from Perpignan 9/42

BOARDMAN

Deception Plan for attack on Sardinia & Corsica 9/43

BODEGA

Deception Plan for OVERLORD 6/44

BOLERO

Build-up of US troops in Europe 1/43

BOOMERANG

Eastern Fleet Air-Sea Rescue in Indian Ocean 8/44

BOOTHBY

Deception Plan for BAYTOWN 9/43

BOTTLE

Clandestine minelaying by fishing vessels 4/41

BOWERY

Malta aircraft delivery  5/42

BRANDY

Commando raid at Floro, Norway 3/44

BRASSARD

Free French landings on Elba 6/44

BRAWN

FAA attacks on TTRPITZ 5/44

BRAZIER

English Channel minelays, Convoy focal points around buoys 1/45

BRAZIER

English Channel minelays, Convoy focal points around buoys 2/45

BREACH

Attack on Mogadicio, Somaliland. 2/41

BRIDGFORD

Passage of stores from Sweden 10/43

BRIMSTONE

Planned US landings at Taranto replaced by AVALANCHE 7/43

BRISK

Plan to occupy Azores if Spain entered war 12/40

BRM

East Coast Barrier, Bass Rock minelay 9/39

BROOM

Eastern Fleet mincsweeping off Rangoon 5/45

BS 87

Off Humber Estuary

BS48 to 67

East Coast Barrier reinforcement and adjustments minelay 1/41

BS48 to 67

East Coast Barrier continued reinforcement and adjustments minelay 2/41

BS48 to 67

East Coast Barrier continued reinforcement and adjustments minelay 3/41

BS48 to 67

East Coast Barrier continued reinforcement and adjustments minelay 4/41

BS48 to 67

East Coast Barrier continued reinforcement and adjustments minelay 5/41

BS68 to 86

East Coast Barrier minelays, Southern Section continued 10/42

BS68 to 86

East Coast Barrier minelays, Southern Section continued 9/42

BS68 to 86

East Coast Barrier minelays, Southern Section continued 8/42

BS68 to 86

East Coast Barrier minelays, Southern Section continued 6/42

BS68 to 86

East Coast Barrier minelays, Southern Section continued 7/42

BS68 to 86

East Coast Barrier minelays, Southern Section continued 4/42

BS68 to 86

East Coast Barrier minelays, Southern Section continued 5/42

BS68 to 86

East Coast Barrier minelays, Southern Section 1/42

BUCCANEER

Planned recapture of Andaman Islands 2/44

BULLDOZER

Planned recapture of Akyab, Burma 2/.44

BUNDLE

SOE attack on ship in Oslo Harbour 2/44

BUNKUM

Landing of SOE party in Andamans 3/44

BUTTERCUP

Anti-submarine tactical procedure 3/43

BUTTERMILK

Deep A/S Fields minelay in Portsmouth area 2/45

BUTTRESS

Planned landings in Gulf of Gioia, Italy 9/43

 

 

 

 

CABAL

Delivery of surrendered U-Boats to Soviet Navy 11/45

CABARET

Passage of supplies from Sweden 2/43

CABARET (2)

Landing of agents in S France 1944

CABLEGRAM

Aegean operations by Escort Carriers 9/44

CACTUS

Relief of Army units during Cheduba assault, near Ramree 1/45

CAESAR

Original name for execution of anti-invasion plan 4/40

CALENDAR

Malta aircraft delivery 4./42

CALENDAR 2

Clearance of Scheldt Estuary 11//45

CALIPH

Planned landings at Bordeaux 6/44

CALLBOY

Malta aircraft delivery 10/41

CAMERA

Home Fleet operation off Norway 7/43

CANNED

Joint air/sea anti-submarine search in Indian Ocean 2/44

CANTER

Planned raid on French coast (Cancelled) 10/42

CARHAMPTON

Plan to Capture shipping off Norway (Cancelled) 11/42

CARPENTER

SBS reconnaissance of Malayan coast 5/45

CARTOON

Commando raid near Lillebo, Norway 1/43

CAT

Canadian anti-submarine counter-measures 6/44

CATAPULT

Attack on French Fleet at Oran 7/40

CATOR

Commando raid on pipeline to support Army advance 12/40

CAUSEWAY

Interception of Vichy French convoy in Indian Ocean 9/40

CAVENDISH

Planned Combined Operations exercise (Cancelled) 10/42

CBX 5

Heligoland Bight continued 8/40

CBX1 to 3

Heligoland Bight minelay 5/40

CBX4

Heligoland Bight continued 8/40

CBX5

Heligoland Bight minelay 5/40

CD Series

SW Approaches Deep A/S Traps 10/44

CD Series

SW Approaches minefield Deep A/S Traps 11/44

CELLAR

Commando Raid near Boulogne 6/40

CG Series

NW Approaches - Deep A/S Fields 11/44

CH

SW Approaches minelay 1/45

CH

SW Approaches minelay continued 2/45

CH

SW Approaches minelay 3/45

CHAIR

SOE landing in Crete 6/43

CHALLENGE

Plan to occupy Atlantic islands 12/40

CHARIOT

St Nazaire Raid 3/42

CHEATER

Development of towed anti-submarine outfit, not completed 1/45

CHECKMATE

Commando attack at Hagesund, Norway 3/43

CHESS

Commando raid at Boulogne 6/41

CHETTYFORD

Deception Plan cover for SHINGLE 1/44

CHIEFTAIN (GM3)

Diversionary convoy in western Med. 11/41

CHOPPER

Commando raid at St Aubin, France 9/41

CHRONOMETER

Landings at Assab, Eritrea 6/41

CI

SW Approaches, Trial Lay MkXXVII Mine 3/45

CINDERALLA

Planned Commando raid north of Porto Garibaldi, Adriatic 4/45

CLAYMORE

Commando raid on Lofotens 3/41

CLEAVER

Occupation of Copenhagen 5/45

COASTGUARD

Diversionary operation during Tobruk Raid 9/42

COAT

Reinforcement of Fleet at Alexandria 11/40

COCKADE

Planned allied attack on France 3/43

COLLAR

Reinforcement of Fleet at Alexandria 11/40

COLLIE

Indian Ocean mine clearance 7/45

COMPOSITION

FAA attack on Massawa, Red Sea. 2/41

CONCEPT

Demonstration off Greek coast during MANNA 10/44

CONCERT

SBS reconnaissance, Burma coast 11/44

CYGNUS

Rescue of agents from Norway 5/44

CONFIDENCE

Malayan coast reconnaissance near Port Dickson 6/45

COPYRIGHT

Reconnaissance of Phuket Island 3/45

CORDITE

SBS reconnaissance at Rhodes 3/41

CORNELIUS

Preliminary operations before NEPTUNE1944

CORONA

SBS reconnaissance Sumatra 2/45

CORONET

Planned attack on Tokyo Plain (Part of OLYMPIC) 5.45

CORTON I

Reconnaissance by submarine of Andamans area 2/44

CORTON II

Landing of supplies to CORTON Party 4/44

COUNCILLOR

FAA attacks on Sumatra 6/44

COUNTENANCE

British and Indian landings in Iraq 8/41

COUNTERBLAST

Attack on shipping off Norway 11/44

COUNTERBLAST

Home Fleet attacks on Norwegian coast shipping 12/44

COVERED

Indian Ocean search for U-Boat supply ships 3/44

CP

East Coast Barrier minelay 12/39

CQ

Heligoland Bight 9/39

CRACK

FAA attack on Elmas 11/40

CRACKERS

Commando raid at Tungodden, Norway 2/43

CREDENTIAL

Search for invasion craft in Aegean Sea 10/43

CRIMSON

Eastern Fleet attack on Sabang 7/44

CROMER

Failed landing of SOE agent near Marseilles 3/44

CROMWELL

Replaced CAESAR as executive for anti-invasion plans 5/40

CROQUET

Attack on shipping off Norway 5/44

CROSS KEYS

Mine clearance off Norway 1/45

CRUSH

FAA attack on Cagliari 8/40

CSO

Identity for Ceylon-based submarine operations 4/44

CULVERIN

Planned attack on North Sumatra 10/43

CUPOLA

Home Fleet Norwegian coast shipping attacks 3/45

CURLEW

Raid on French coast near St Laurent 1/43

CUT

Release of mercantile at Mayotte Island, off Mozambique 7/42

CX

Anti-submarine operations in NW Approaches 8/44

CYCLE

Evacuation at Le Havre 6/40

 

 

 

 

DAFFODIL

Assault Phase of AGREEMENT 9/42

DARLINGTON

Rescue of allied PoW from Ancona 5/44

DC

Supply of stores and mail to Kola Inlet 7/44

DEEP CUT

Commando raid east of Cherbourg 9/41

DEFRAUD

Decoy raid on Nicobars by HM Submarine THRASHER 4/45

DEMCAT

Search for blockade runner in Indian Ocean 10/42

DERANGE

Anti-Submarine operations in Bay of Biscay 6/43

DERVISH

Passage of first convoy to North Russia 8/41

DEVON

Commando capture of Termoli, Italy 11/43

DF

Blocking Port at Ostend 5/40

DIPLOMAT

Eastern Fleet Indian Ocean sweep to meet US warships 4/44

DIRECTOR

RAN operations off New Guinea 2/44

DISCLAIM

Failed landing of SOE team near Ptrovak.

DM

Dover Barrage minelay 9/39

DM

Dover Barrage minelay continued 10/39

DOOMSDAY

Liberation of Norway 5/45

DRACULA

Landings at Rangoon 5/45

DREDGER

Anti-submarine operations in Bay of Biscay 7/44

DROP KICK

Minesweep off Cuxhaven and Hamburg 5/45

DRYAD

Commando raid on Casquettes 9/41

DUCK

Home Fleet bombardment of Stavangar Airfield 4/40

DUKEDOM

Eastern Fleet interception of warships in Malacca Straits. 5/45

DUNLOP

Malta aircraft delivery 4/41

DW

Home Fleet bombardment of Narvik 4/40

DX

Home Fleet air cover off North Norway 4/40

DYNAMO

Dunkirk Evacauation 5/40

DZ

Norwegian coast minelay off Egersund 1/41

 

 

 

 

EARTHWORM

Identity of Combined Operations Canoe Base in Egypt 7/41

EF

FAA minelay and shipping attacks off Norway 8/44

EF

Blocking Port at Zeebrugge 5/40

EH

Norwegian coast minelay off Stadtlandet 9/41

EM

Passage of PQ18

EMOLUMENT

SOE landing in Crete 6/43

ENTHRONE

Underwater buoys marking Normandy swept channel 6/44

ENCLOSE

RAF element of DERANGE 3/43

ENVIOUS

Rescue of escaped POW from France 11/43

ES

Diversionary convoy to cover PQ17 passage 6/42

ESME

Capture of Noise Be, NW Madagascar 9/42

ETNA

Landing of Agent in Corsica 4/43

EU

Return convoy from Kola Inlet with PQ17 survivors 8/42

EW

Heligoland Bight minelay 1/40

EXCESS

Passage of convoy to Malta and Piraeus 1/41

EXPEDITE

Landing of Greek personnel for covert operations in Greece 12/43

EXPORTER

Operations in Syria against Vichy French 6/41

 

 

 

 

FA

AA Cover of Channel Evacuation. 5/40

FARENHEIGHT

Commando reconnaissance in North Brittany 11/43

FARRIER

Commando raid at Mljet, Yugoslavia 5/44

FB

Independent passages to Murmansk 10//42

FE

Dover Barrage, Deep Field minelay 11/39

FERDINAND

Deception Plan cover for SHINGLE 8/44

FERNBANK

Planting of anti-submarine weapon misinformation 10/43

FERRET

Collection of escaped PoW near Spezia 6/44

FERRY

Support of landings in Calabria during BAYTOWN 9/43

FESTIVAL

Planned US landings in West Africa 1942

FIRE EATER

Series of Commando raids in Aegean 6/44

FIREBALL

Mine clearance off Holland 3/45

FISH

Transfer of bullion to Canada in REVENGE 6/40

FLACK

Landing Agents near Genoa 3/44

FLAGPOLE

SBS landing in Algeria 10/42

FLIPPER

Commando raid on Rommel's HQ in Africa 11/41

FLOUNCED

Attack at Brae, Adriatic 6/44

FLUX

Plan to invade Sicily 6/41

FOIL

Cutting of Singapore-Hong Kong telephone cables 7/45

FORETOP

Planned raid on U-Boat bases in France 1942

FORFAR

Series of raids on French Channel coast 6/43

FORK

RM Initial Landings in Iceland 5/40

FORTITUDE

Deception Plans for NEPTUNE to suggest other landings than Normandy 1/44

FOXROCK

Commando raid at St Valerie en Caux, France 6/42

FOYNES

Allied Deception Plan for Landings in Northern Europe 1/44

FR

Passage of warships to North Russia to collect mercantiles 11/43

FRACTURE

Diversionary bombardment of SW Sicily 7/43

FRAGRANT

Failed landings of SOE agents at Moncellia 1/44

FRANKTON

Commando attack on ships at Gironde 12/42

FREEMAN

Transport of Norwegian troops in North Russia 11/44

FRETSAW

Attack on shipping off Norway 11/44

FROG

Cancelled Commando raid on north France 6/44

FRY

Commando raids in Lake Comacchio area, Italy 4/45

FULLLER

Attack on German warships in Channel 2/42

FURTIVE

Collection of agents and mail south of St Trope/ 1/44

FV

Home Fleet cover Russian Convoys AV55A and JW55B 12/43

FX

Passage of JW57

FY

Passage of JW58

FZ

Passage of JW59 4/44

 

 

 

 

G

Irish Sea minelay, Deep A/S Fields 3/45

GABLE

Eastern Fleet evacuation craft interception 4/45

GABRIEL

Planned raid on Cotentin 1942

GAMBIT

Midget submarines navigational markers NEPTUNE 6/44

GANGWAY

As BARRACUDA 7/43

GAUNTLET

Allied landings and evacuation at Spitsbergen 8/41

GEARBOX

Relief supplies to Spitsbergen 6/42

GF

Galloper minelay 12/39

GIBBON

Transfer of Italian warships to allied control 9/43

GLIMMER

Diversionary minelay in Channel during NEPTUNE 6/44

GLOVER

Clandestine operations in France 1944

GM1

Passage of convoy from Malta to Gibraltar 6/41

GM4

As HARPOON 6/42

GOBLET

Planned landing at Crotone, Calabria 8/43

GOLDEN

Passage of JW61A

GOODWOOD

FAA attacks on TIRPITZ in Altenfjord 8/44

GOOSEBERRY

Breakwaters of mercantiles during NEPTUNE 6/44

GOOSEBERRY

Failed collection of escaped PoW north of Rome 4/44

GORGE

Landing of agent at St Tropez 6/44

GOVERNOR

Home Fleet diversion off Norway during HUSKY 7/43

GR

Dover Barrage minelay 9/39

GR (2)

Cancelled Bay of Biscay minelay 12/40

GRAB/SMASH

FAA attack on Cagliari 9/40

GRADIENT

Commando operation at Lusino, Adriatic 8/44

GRAFFAM

Deception Plan for attack on NORWAY 2/44

GRANDIOSE

Visit by Prime Minister to Middle East 8/42

GRASP

Take over of French Warships in UK 7/40

GRATIS

FAA minelay off Norwegian coast 1/45

GRAY

Plan to occupy Azores and Canaries 8/41

GREENBACK

Planned operations in event of Russian collapse 1943

GREENLIGHT

Supply of ammunition during OVERLORD 6/44

GREGORY

SBS reconnaissance at Ramree Island from ML 10/44

GREGORY

SBS reconnaissance at Ramree Island from ML 10/44

GREYSTOKE

Passage of JW63

GROG

Genoa bombardment, Leghorn air and Spezia mining 2/41

GROUNDSHEET

FAA minelay off Norwegian coast 1/45

GS, JK, GT, JL

French Channel coast minelays 2/41

GU, ,JN, GV, GHX

French Channel coast minelays 3/41

GUIDANCE

Failed SOE attack on Bergen floating dock 11/43

GUILLOTINE

Transfer of RAF personnel and stores to Cyprus 7/41

GUN

Attacks on F Lighter convoys off NE Italy 3/44

GUNNER

Planned landing in western Brittany 11/42

GUSTAVUS

Series of SOE party landings in Malaya 6/43

GY, GZ, JO, HB

French Channel coast minelays 4/41

GYMNAST

Planned landings in North Africa 2/42

 

 

 

 

H

Irish Sea minelay, Deep A/S Fields 3/45

HADRIAN

Planned operations on Cotentin peninsular

HALBERD/GM2

Malta relief convoy from Gibraltar 9/41

HALCYON

Termination of NEPTUNE - Y DAY.

HAMMER

Planned landings at Trondheim 4/40

HANDCUFF

Planned seizure of Rhodes & Scarpanto 5/43

HARDBOILED

Deception plan - Norway landings 1941.

HARDFAST

FAA minelay off Norway 11/44

HARDTACK

Series of reconnaissance raids on Channel coast 10/43

HARDY

Home Fleet air minelay and shipping attacks 10/44

HARLEQUIN

Amphibious exercise in preparation for ACCOLADE 6/43

HARPOON

Malta Relief convoy from Gibraltar 6/42

HAT TRICK

Landing of agent on Malabar coast 10/44

HATCH

Landing of SOE personnel in Andamans 12/44

HATS/MB

Reinforcement of Fleet at Alexandria 8/40

HAWTHORN

SBS landing in Sardinia 6/43

HEADSTRONG

SOE landing in Crete 5/42

HEALING

Adriatic military support 7/44

HENRY

Namsos Landings Plan 4/40

HERCULES

Plan for capture of Rhodes 3/44

HF,

Bay of Biscay minelay 9/41

HG, JX

Bay of Biscay minelay 11/41

HIDE

Passage of HMS MALAYA and Convoy MG1 12/40

HIGHBALL

Anti-shipping version of Bouncing Bomb used by RAF 5/43

HJ 5 to 9

Bay of Biscay minelay off Lorient and Brest 2/42

HJ4

Minelay, off Lorient

HL1

Minelay, off Ile Vierge 2/43

HL2

Minelay, off Ile de Bas 2/42

HM

English Channel minelay WSW St Nazaire 4/42

HOLDER

Passage of stores and mail to Kola Inlet from UK 10/43

HOOPS

Cancelled Air attacks by CVE on Norway coast ships 4/44

HOOPS

Attack on shipping off Norway 5/44

HOSTILE

Series of Channel minelays. 8/44

HOSTILESeries

English Channel, Off Ushant 4/44

HOSTILE Series

Deep A/S Fields Off Ushant 5/44

HOTBED

Home Fleet cover for passage of RA64 2/45

HU1

English Channel minelay, off Ile de Vierge

HUCKABACK

Reconnaissance at Herm, Channel Is. 2/43

HURRY

SBS raid in coast of Burma 12/44

HURRY

Malta Aircraft Delivery 7/40

HUSKY

Allied landings in Sicily 7/43

HW

Dover Barrage minelay 11/39

HY

SW Approaches 1/45

HYDRO

Prefix for signals to Flag Officers before ULTRA used 1/44

 

 

 

 

IB

Heligoland minelay 12/39

ICEBERG I

Neutralisation of Japanese airfields Sakishima Gunto 3/45

ICEBERG II

Second Phase of attacks on Sakishima Gunto 5/45

ICEBERG OOLONG

FAA attacks on Formosa with BPF cover. 4/45

ID

Heligoland Bight minelay 1/40

IE

Heligoland Bight minelay 1/40

IMPERATOR

Plan for British attack on Boulogne 5/42

INDESTRUCTIBLE

Return of King Haakon to Norway from UK 6/45

INFATUATE

Attack on Walcheren 11/44

INHUMAN

COPP and SBS training for TORCH 10//42

INMATE

BPF attack on Truk 5/45

INSECT

Malta aircraft delivery 7/42

INTERLUDE

US Landings on Morotai with RAN support 9/44

IRON RING

British submarine blockade of Brest 3/41

IRONCLAD

Landings at Diego Suarez, Madagascar 5/42

IRONSIDE

Deception Plan for US attack on Bordeaux area 12/43

IRREGULAR

Indian Ocean shipping interception patrols 6/45

 

 

 

 

J

Deep A/S Fields minelay off Malin Head 5/45

J

Evacuation of Dutch Royal Family 5/40

JAEL

Rejected Deception Plan for attack in NW Europe 10/43

JANE

Capture of Tamatave, Madgascar 9/42

JAYWICK

Frogmen attack on shipping at Singapore 9/43

JENTZEN

Exercise for assembly of troops for landings in France 1943

JH

Bay of Biscay minelay 12/40

JOURNALIST

Commando training for PILGRIM 3/41

JT

Channel minelay 9/42

JU

Bay of Biscay minelay 10/41

JUBILEE

Dieppe Landings 8/42

JUDGEMENT

Home Fleet attacks on Norwegian coast shipping 4/45

JUDGEMENT

FAA attack on Italian Fleet at Taranto 11/40

JULIUS

Joint Malta Relief operations from UK and Egypt 6/42

JUPITER

Planned British landing in Norway 10/42

JURIST

Planned re-occcupation of Penang 7/45

JV

Commando attack on Tanker at Boulogne 4/42

 

 

 

 

KENNECOTT

Diversion in Mediterranean during TORCH 10/42

KINETIC

Attack on shipping in Bay of Biscay 8/44

KNITTING

Monitoring of enemy radio transmissions in France 1944

 

 

 

 

LA

East Coast Barrier, Farne Islands minlay 12/39

LACERATE

FAA attacks on Norwegian coast shipping 12/44

LADBROOK

Failed landings of agents in South France 1/44

LANDMARK

Diversionary convoy from Malta 11/41

LARKHILL

Deception Plan for US Build-up in Europe 8/43

LB

Malta aircraft delivery 5/42

LB

East Coast Barrier minelay 1/40

LD Series

East Coast Barrier Dummy Minefield

LEADER

FAA attack on Bodo and shipping off Norway 10/43

LETHAL

Planned landings in Brittany (Replaced ARABIAN) – cancelled.

LENTIL

FAA attacks at Palembang, Sumatra 1/45

LEVER

Further attack on French Fleet at Oran 7/40

LIGHT

Eastern Fleet attacks on Sumatra 9/44

LIGHTNING

Naval support of capture of Akyab, Burma (TALON) 12/44

LINE

Capture of Antananarivo., Madagascar 9/42

LIVERY

Indian Ocean mine clearance 7/45

LOCUST

Failed agent landing at Monterosso and Moneglia 6/44

LOMBARD

Home Fleet attacks on Norwegian coast shipping 7/44

LUCID

Fire ship entry in Channel Ports 9/40

LUCIFER

Original identity for LUCID 8/40

LUSTRE

Military convoys to reinforce defence of Greece 3/41

LYCIDAS

Home Fleet Norwegian coast attacks and minelay 10/44

LYSTER

Blocking of Zeebrugge and Ostend 5/40

 

 

 

 

MA5

Planned air attack on Cagliari 7/40

MADONNA

Commando investigations in Dutch East Indies 2/43

MAF 1

Straits of Bab-el-Mandeb. Deep A/S Field

MAILFIST

Planned attack on Singapore by SEAC. 1/45

MANACLE

Commando reconnaissance in Channel 12/40

MANDIBLES

Planned British occupation of Dodecanese 12/40

MANNA

British landings in Greece 10/44

MAPLE

Channel minelays prior to Normandy landings 5/44

MAPLE Phase IT

Preliminary minelaying to support Operation NEPTUNE.

MARDONIS

SOE attack on shipping in Oslo harbour 3/44

MARIGOLD

SBS Deception raid on Sardinia 6/43

MASCOT

FAA attacks on TIRPITZ 7/44

MASTERDOM

Planned re-occupation of Indo-China after VJ Day 8/45

MASTIFF

Provision of support for PoW in SEAC after release 8/45

MAT ONE

Minelay in Aegean 5/41

MATADOR

Landings at Ramree, Burma 1/45

MAURICE

Namsos Assault 4/40

MAY

Landing of SIS party in Malaya 4/43

MC8

Transfer of troops to Malta from Alexandria 2/41

MD2

Mediterranean Fleet Tripoli bombardment 4/41

MD5

Mediterranean Fleet SUBSTANCE diversion 6/41

MD6

Mediterranean Fleet HALBERD diversion 9/41

ME1

Repeat of MF 1/MS1 7/40

ME7

Passage of convoy from Malta. 4/41

ME8

Empty ship convoy from Malta to Egypt 12/41

ME 9/MF4

Exchange of convoys to Malta from Egypt 1/42

ME14

Return convoy from Malta to Egypt 12/42

ME15

Return convoy from Malta to Egypt 1/43

ME16

Return convoy from Malta to Egypt 1/43

ME20

Return convoy from Malta to Egypt 2/43

MEDIUM

Bombardment of Cherbourg 10/40

MENACE

Landings at Dakar 9/40

MERIDAN

Attacks on Sumatra by BPF on passage to Australia 1/45

MESSPOT

Earlier name of NEPTUNE Deception Plan – Later FORTITUDE 1944

MF1

Malta Fuel supply from Alexandria. 12/41

MF 1/MS1

Escort of personnel ships from Malta to Egypt 6/40

MF 3/MF 4/MB6

Malta convoys to and from Alexandria. 10/40

MG1

Passage of convoy from Malta to Gibraltar 6/41

MG2

Convoy from Malta with HALBERD 9/41

MG3

Convoy from Malta with CALLBOY 10/41

MI

Dover Barrage, Belgian and Ditch coasts 6/40

MILLET

Eastern Fleet Diversionary Sweep 10/44

MINCEMEAT

HUSKY. Deception Plan, Body landed in Portugal 5/43

MINCEMEAT

FAA attack on Tempio, demonstration off Valencia and minelay off Leghorn 8/41

MINT

Submarine Landing of Intelligence parly in Johorc 10/44

MISSIVE

Series of Landings of SIS agents in Malaya 8/43

MITRE

Eastern Fleet interception in Andamans area 5/45

ML Series

North Sea South Ruytingen Channel 4/44

MN

Anti-invasion minefield off European coast 7/40

MOHICAN

Original name for TORCH 1942

MONASTIC

Channel Minelay 6/44

MOONSHINE

Cancelled transport of war supplies from Sweden 3/45

MP

Back-up of MN Field. minelay 8/40

MP

Minelay to back-up of Anti-invasion Field MN 8/40

MU

Dover Barrage reinforcement minelay for MS 9/40

MUD

Submarine landing of Intelligence party al Perak 2/45

MULBERRY

Artificial harbours used during NEPTUNE 6/44

MULLET

Cancelled reconnaissance at Paula Langkawi 2/44

MUSKETRY

RN/RAF Joint A/S operation Bay of Biscay 6/43

MW 3/ME 3//MB8

Mediterranean Operation COAT convoy passage 11/40

MW4.ME 4/MB 9/

Operation COLLAR 11/40

MW 5/ME 5/MC2

Operation HIDE 12/40

MW 6/MC9

Malta convoy from Alexandria 3//41

MW8.MF2

Passage of convoy from Alexandria 5/41

MW 9/ME 10/MF5

Exchange of convoys to Malta from Egypt 1/42

MW10.MG1

Exchange of convoys to Malta and Egypt 3/42

MW12

Diversionary convoy in eastern Mediterranean 8/42

MW1 4/MH1

Malta relief convoy from Egypt 1

MW15

Mata relief convoy from Egypt 12/42

MW16

Malta relief convoy from Egypt 12/42

MW17

Malta relief convoy from Egypt 12/42

MW18

Malta relief convoy from Egypt 1/43

MW19

Malta relief convoy from Egypt 1/43

MYRMIDON

Aborted attack on Bayonne 4/42

 

 

 

 

 

 

NATION

Support for ships returning from AGREEMENT 9/42

NEPTUNE

Naval element of OVERLORD 6/44

NEWMARKET

Attack on U-Boat Depot at Narvik 4/45

NIGHTSHIRT

Propeller noise reduction later AGOUTI System 1/45

NITWIT

Minelay near Leghorn 5/44

NOAH'S ARK

Stores delivery to ships in Turkish waters 10/43

NOSTRIL

Aegean interception patrols 10/44

NQ

English Channel, Outer Ruytingen Channel 1/42

NS B & C

Minelay, Off Dieppe and Etaples 2/42 *

NSA

Minelay off Cap d’Antifer 2/42 *

NSE

Minelay off Pointe de Barfleur 2/42 *

NUNTON

Deception Plan - landing at Civitavecchia 3/44

 

 

 

 

OAKFIELD

Deception Plan - landings at Rimini and Genoa 1/45

OCTAGON

2nd Quebec Conference 10/44

OFFSPRING

FAA minelay off Norway 8/44

OLYMPIC

Planned US assault in Japanese mainland islands 5/45

OMNIBUS

Cover Plan for allied landings in Norway 6/41

ONBOARD

Anti-shipping sweep in Andaman Sea 3/45

OPTICIAN

Submarine SOE operations from Fremantle 8/43

ORDNANCE

Evacuation at Hook of Holland 5/40

OUDENARD

Proposed name for RUBBLE II 4/42

OUTFLANK

RAF/RN attacks in Sumatra 2/44

OUTING

FAA support for Aegean islands recovery 9/44

OVERTHROW

Deception Plan for Cross Channel invasion 3/42

OVERLORD

Allied invasion of Normandy 6/44

 

 

P

 

 

PA1

East Coast Barrier, Moray Firth minelay 1/40

PAMPHLET

ANZAC return troop convoy from Egypt 2/43

PASSPORT

Interception of shipping off Burma 4/45

PASTURE

Convoy route protection in English Channel 8/44

PASTURE

Lay of deep minefield in SW Approaches  10/44

PAWNBROKER

Landing of Double Agent in Malaya 12/43

PEARL

Identity used for Low Grade ULTRA 1941

PEDAL

Bombardment of Port Blair, Andamans 6/44

PEDESTAL

Malta Relief convoy 8/42

PENZANCE

Interception of shipping off Burma 4/45

PERCUSSION

RN/RAF A/S operations in Bay of Biscay 7/43

PERFORMANCE

Cover for passage of mercantiles from Sweden 4/42

PERPETUAL 1

Malta aircraft delivery 11/411

PERPETUAL 2

Landings at Bougie 11/42

PICKET

Malta aircraft delivery 3/42

PICKET

FAA attack on Tirso Darn, Sardinia 1/41

PIGSTICK

Cancelled landings in Mayu Peninsular, Burma 12/43

PIKE

Tobruk and Benghazi support convoys 12/42

PILGRIM

Plan for occupation of Spanish Canary islands, including Las Palmas. 6/41

PINEAPPLE

A/S tactical measure using illuminants 1/43

PINPOINT

Malta aircraft delivery 7/42

PIPELINE

Commando raid in Seine estuary 9/41

PITCHBOWN

Anti-submarine operations in NW Approaches 4/44

PLANET

FAA attacks on TTRPITZ 4/44

PLASTER

Anti-submarine saturation depth charge attack 1/43

PLAYER

Search for mercantile in Indian Ocean 6/43

POLITICIAN

Cover name for British submarine at Subic Bay 7/45

PORTCULLIS

Malta relief convoy from Egypt 11/42

POSTAGE

COPP Beach investigations Pre-NEPTUNE 1/44

POSTHORN

Attacks on Norwegian coast shipping 2/44

POSTMASTER

SOE operation at Fernando Po to 1/42

POT LUCK

Attack on shipping off Norway 5/44

PR

Minelaying operation off Dutch coast 9/40

PREFIX

CVE operations against Norwegian convoys 3/44

PREMIUM

Deception Plan Pas de Calais landings 4/44

PREMIUM

Commando landing in Dutch East Indies 2/43

PRIEST

Planned forward base on Phuket Island 1/45

PRIMROSE

Recovery of ENIGMA machine from U110. 5/41

PRIMROSE

Andalsnes Landings Plan 4/40

PRINCIPAL

Submarine patrol off Oran 4/41

PRINCIPLE

Chariot attacks in Sardinian ports 12/42

PRITCHARD

Landing of SOE party in Malaya 12/43

PROFIT

SBS raid at Ramree Island, Burma 1/45

PROVIDENCE

Recapture of Buna and Gona, New Guinea 11/42

PROVIDENT

Attack on shipping off Norway 11/44

PROVIDENT

SBS Beach reconnaissance at Akyab 1/45

PUBLICAN

Failed Submarine carried Noise Maker 12/43

PUMA

Canaries & Cape Verde clement of PILGRIM 6/41

PUNGENT

Landings at Myebon, Burma 2/45

PURGE

Anti-invasion defence of East coast UK 7/40

PURPLE WHALES

Deception Plan for Final assault on Japan 6/45

PUSSYFOOT

Commando attack in Channel Islands 4/43

PYTHON

Demobilisation Scheme SEAC personnel 7/45

 

 

 

 

QUADRANGLE A

Malta relief convoy from Egypt 12/42

QUADRANGLE B

Malta relief convoy from Egypt 12/42

QUADRANGLE C

Malta relief convoy from Egypt 12/42

QUADRANGLE D

Malta relief convoy from Egypt 1/43

QUADRANT

1st Quebec Summit Conference 8/43

QUENTIN

Cutting UK-Holland Telephone cables 5/40

QUICKSILVER

Proposed preliminary landings on Italian mainland 8/43

QUIDNUNC

Cutting UK-Norway Telephone cables 5/40

QUIXOTE

Cutting UK Norway Telephone Cables. 5/40

QV Series

East Coast Barrier minelays 1/43

QWH

Lay of Defensive minefield off Capri 6/44

 

 

 

 

RAILWAY

Malta aircraft delivery 6/41

RAMSHORN

SEAC offensive plan 6/43

RANKIN A,B and C

Plans for allied moves into Europe in the event of German collapse.

RASPBERRY

Anti-submarine deployment for escorts after attack 1/43

RATION

Vichy French convoy interception 3/41

REFLEXION

Landing of agents in France 1943.

REMARKABLE

Series of landings of SOE agents in Malaya 2/44

RESIDENCE

Landings of SOE/Intelligence parties in Sumatra 3/45

RESIDENCY

Air attacks on Genoa and La Spezia (Later GROG) 1/41

RESULT

SOE party landing NE Sumatra by submarine 6/44

RETALIATE

Interception of evacuation of troops from Africa 5/43

RG

Thames Approaches minelay 11/39

RICHMOND

Landings near Rome and collection of PoW 1/44

RIDGE

Attack on shipping off Norway 4/44

RIGMAROLE

Passage of JW60

RIMAU

Planned attacks on shipping at Singapore 9/44

RIVAL

Anti-Invasion Patrols off UK 8/40

ROBERTSBRIDGE

 Move of RN services from Alexandria to Haifa after threat of German advance into Egypt 6/42

ROBSON

Eastern Fleet attack on Palembang 12/44

ROCKET

Malta aircraft delivery 6/41

ROGER

Planned attack on Phuket Island 2/45

ROMULUS

Naval support of 14th Army advance in Burma. 12/44

ROSE

Capture of Tulea, Madagascar 9/42

ROUNDEL

Passage of JW66 4/45

RUBBLE

Cover for passage of mercantiles from Sweden 1/41

RUMFORD

Commando raid on Isle de Yeu 8/44

RUPERT

Norwegian waters minelay and landings Plan 4/40

RUTTER

Initial version of Dieppe raid. Later JUBILEE 4/42

 

 

 

 

SANDBANK

SBS support to Army for Chindwin crossing 1945

SANDFLY

SBS landing in North Borneo 3/45

SANKEY

Landings at Cheduba, Burma 1/45

SBT

British identity for German Submarine Bubble decoy 7/43

SC

Dover Barrage 12/39

SCARF

Collection and delivery of Agents 1/44

SCEPTICAL

Deception Plan for ZIPPER 1/45

SCIPIO

Conceptual plan for Dakar attack (Later MENACE) 5/40

SCOTTISH

Passage of JW65 3/45

SCREWDRIVER

Commando operations in Burma 5/44

SEALION

Conceptual Plan for evacuation from Salerno 9/43

SEASLUG

RN/RAF Joint anti-submarine operation in Bay of Biscay 6/43

SELENIUM

FAA minelay and shipping attacks off Norway 2/45

SENTIMENT

Cancelled Commando assault in North Africa 42

SESAME

Study for Cross-Channel invasion 2/42

SESAME (2)

Instruction for opening NEPTUNE Orders during passage.

SEXTANT

Cairo Summit Conference 12/43

SHADE

Landings and collection of ISLD agents in SEAC 11/43

SHARK

Anti-submarine projectile for 4" armament of escorts 1/45

SHINGLE

Allied landings at Anzio, Italy 1/44

SHRED

North Sea mine clearance and minelay off Norway 3/45

SICKLE

Andalsnes/Molde Landings 4/40

SKID

Collection of escaped PoW from Italy 6/44

SLAPSTICK

Occupation of Taranto after Italian surrender 9/43

SLEEPING BEAUTY

Identity for Motor Submersible Canoe 6/42

SLEUTH

Interception of Blockade Runner in Indian Ocean 3/44

SLIPPERY

Deception Plan for ZIPPER Kra Isthmus landing 7/45

SN Series

Northern Barrage minelay continued . Faeroes-Iceland 1941

SN 1

Northern Barrage 7/40

SN ,2

Northern Barrage, Faeroes-Iceland South minelay

SN 3

Northern Barrage, Faeroes-Iceland South minelay

SN3

Northern Barrage minelay, Denmark Straits 8/42

SN3A

Northern Barrage minelay, Deep Field Faeroes 5/42

SN3B

Northern Barrage minelay continued Deep Field Faeroes 5/42

SN3C

Northern Barrage minelay continued Deep Field Faeroes 7/42

SN3E

Northern Barrage minelay continued Deep Field Faeroes 5/42

SN3FF

Northern Barrage minelay continued Deep Field Faeroes 5/42

SN4

Northern Barrage minelay, Faeros- North Sea 1/41

SN 5A

Northern Barrage, Faeroes-Iceland South minelay

SN10A

Northern Barrage, Faeroes-Iceland South minelay 11/40

SN 11

Northern Barrage, Faeroes-Iceland South minelay

SN 12 to 14

East Coast Barrier, South 8/40

SN15 to 18

East Coast Barrier minelay continued, Northern Section 11/42

SN15 to 18

East Coast Barrier minelay continued, Northern Section 10/42

SN15 to 18

East Coast Barrier minelay continued, Northern Section 9/42

SN15 to 18

East Coast Barrier minelay continued, Northern Section 8/42

SN15 to 18

East Coast Barrier minelay continued, Northern Section 6/42

SN15 to 18

East Coast Barrier minelay continued, Northern Section 7/42

SN15 to 18

East Coast Barrier minelay continued, Northern Section 4/42

SN15 to 18

East Coast Barrier minelay continued, Northern Section 5/42

SN15 to 18

East Coast Barrier minelay continued, Northern Section 3/42

SN15 to 18

East Coast Barrier minelay continued, Northern Section 2/42

SN15 to 18

East Coast Barrier minelay, Northern Section 1/42

SN16

East Coast Barrier minelay, reinforcement off Aberdeen

SN21

Northern Barrage minelay continued, Butt of Lewis, Deep Field 7/41

SN22

Northern Barrage minelay continued, Butt of Lewis, Deep Field 8/41

SN23

Northern Barrage minelay continued, Butt of Lewis, Deep Field 9/41

SN24

Northern Barrage minelay continued, Butt of Lewis, Deep Field 10/41

SN25

Northern Barrage minelay continued, Butt of Lewis, Deep Field 11/41

SN26

Northern Barrage minelay continued, Butt of Lewis, Deep Field 12/41

SN26 A, B& C

Northern Barrage lay, Deep Field Butt of Lewis 1/42

SN82

Northern Barrage minelay Faeroes-Iceland 7/42

SN27b

Northern Barrage lay, Deep Field Butt of Lewis 6/42

SN27C

Northern Barrage lay, Deep Field Butt of Lewis 1/42

SN31

SW Approaches minelay , St Georges Channel

SN32

SW Approaches, St Georges Channel minelay

SN41 Series

NW Approaches, North Channel minelay continued, 11/40

SN5B

Northern Barrage Faeroes Fjords 2/42

SN61

Northern Barrage minelay continued, Faeros-North Sea 1/41

SN64

Northern Barrage minelay, Faeros-North Sea 6/41

SN65

Northern Barrage minelay, Faeros-North Sea 1/41

SN65A

Northern Barrage minelay continued Deep Field Faeroes 9/42

SN65A,3E & 3FF

Northern Barrage minelay continued Deep Field Faeroes 5/42

SN67

Northern Barrage minelay Faeroes-Iceland 2/42

SN71

Northern Barrage, Denmark Strait minelay 4/41

SN72

Northern Barrage minelay, Denmark Straits 6/42

SN81

Northern Barrage minelay Faeroes-Iceland 2/42

SN84

Northern Barrage minelay Faeroes-Iceland 7/42

SN85

Northern Barrage minelay Faeroes-Iceland 2/42

SN87

Northern Barrage minelay Faeroes-Iceland 4/42

SN89

Northern Barrage minelay Faeroes-Iceland 9/42

SN 90A

Northern Barrage. Deep Field off Iceland

SN100

Lay of Dummy Minefield 10/40

SN111A

Northern Barrage, East of Iceland (extreme weather)

SN111B

Northern Barrage, East of Iceland

SN111C

Northern Barrage, East of Iceland

SN123A to C

Experimental Field off Lewis Modified M MK1 Mine

SN222A

Northern Barrage, SW of Iceland

SN222B

Northern Barrage, Denmark Straits reinforcement

SN222C

Northern Barrage, Denmark Straits reinforcement (Last operation)

SNAPSHOT

Photographs of allied fleet off Japan after VJ Day 8/45

SNOWDROP

Original identity for BIGAMY Benghazi Assault 9/42

SOLO

Deception Plan for TORCH. Norway attack 8/42

SOURCE

Midget submarine attack on TIRPITZ in Langefjord 9/43

SPECIMEN

Use of HMS PEGASUS Atlantic convoy defence 12/.40

SPELLBINDER

FAA minelays and shipping attacks off Norway 1/45

SPLICE

Malta aircraft delivery 5/41

SPOTTER

Malta aircraft delivery 2/42

SPRAT

Series of SBS sabotage operations in Sumatra 9/44

SPRINGBOARD

Madeira clement of PILGRIM 6/41

SQUAWK

Radio signal deception during HATS 9/40

ST

Intercept Coastal Shipping 1/40

STAB

Diversionary operation in Indian Ocean 8/42

STACEY

FAA Photo reconnaissance of Malaya and Sumatra 2/45

STALLION

SBS operation in Borneo 5/45

STATUS

Malta aircraft delivery 9/41

STEAK

Attack on shipping off Norway 11/44

STEEL

Landing of SOE party in Sumatra 7/44

STEP ASIDE

Convoy escort tactic under acoustic torpedo attack 9/43

STONEAGE/MW13

Malta relief convoy from Egypt 11/42

STONEWALL

Interception of Blockade Runner in By of Biscay 12/43

STRATFORD

Planned British landings in south Norway 2/40

STRATUM

Identity of radio traffic during CABARET 2.43

STRAWBERRY

Anti-submarine deployment alter U-Boat attack 6/43

STREAM

Capture of Majunga, Madagascar 9/42

STRENGTH

Convoy taking aircraft to North Russia 9/41

STRUGGLE

Midget submarine attacks at Singapore 7/45

STYLE

Malta aircraft delivery 6/42

SUBSTANCE

Malta relief convoy 6/41

SUFFICE

Eastern Fleet destroyer sweep in Aandamans area 2/45

SUGAR LOAF

Landing of agents in Sumatra 5/44

SUNBEAM

Attack on supply convoy in Leros harbour 6/44

SUNFISH

FAA P-R, south Malaya and strikes in Sumatra 4/45

SUNSTAR

Commando raid at Houlgate, France 11/41

SUSAN

Plan to set up Base at Casablanca 7/40

SYMBOL

Casablanca Summit Conference 1/43

 

 

 

 

T

Deep A/S Fields minlay off Malin Head 1945

TABARIN

Antarctic monitoring Base 10/42

TAIL LAMP

Landing of SOE agents near Genoa 1/44

TALON

Akyab capture 12/44

TAMPER

Capture of Morondavia, Madagascar 9/42

TARBRUSH

Commando raids in Channel on Pas de Calais 5/44

TENABLE

Planned Home Fleet attack on convoys off Norway 9/44

TENEMENT

Commando raids at Symi and Gulf of Doris 7/44

TERMINAL

Attacks on Vichy French warships in TORCH 11/42

THRUSTER

Azores clement of PILGRIM 6/41

THWART

Search for Blockade Runner in Indian Ocean 1/44

TIDERACE

Planned re-occupation of Singapore 7/45

TIGER

Passage of military convoy Gibraltar to Alexandria. 5/41

TIGER CLAW

FAA attacks on TIRPITZ 5/44

TIMELESS

Passage of JW67

TINA

Identity used for Radio Fingerprinting techniques 1/44

TINDER

Planned operations in NW Europe with RANKIN – cancelled 1941

TITLE

Planned Midget Submarine attack on TIRPITZ 10/44

TOMBOLA

Laying oil pipeline across Channel (PLUTO) 6/44

TONIC

Original identity for Azores landings Plan 6/41

TORCH

Allied landings in Morocco and Algeria 11/42

TOWNSMAN

Deception Plan at Gibraltar for TORCH 10/42

TRACER

Malta aircraft delivery 6/41

 TRAIN

Malta aircraft delivery 10/42

TRAINING

Interception of support to Japanese garrisons 3/45

TRAMMEL

Ship Anti-submarine minelay off Kola Inlet 4/45

TRANSOM

Eastern Fleet air attacks on Sabang 5/44

TRANSPORT

Destroyer interceptions & Andamans bombardment 3/45

TREACLE

Relief of ANZAC troops at Tobruk by Poles 8/41

TRIAL

Passage of JW61 10/44

TRIDENT

2nd Summit Conference in Washington, DC 5/43

TROMBONE

Commando raid on Castellorizo 10/43

TUNGSTEN

FAA attacks on TIRPITZ 4/44

TURRET

Assault on Letpan, Burma 3/44

 

 

 

 

ULTRA

Prefix for signals based on ENIGMA decrypts 1941

UNIFOXER

Towed anti-submarine counter-measure 6/44

URBANE

FAA minelay and slapping attacks off Norway 12/44

UTOPIA

Plan for Andalsnes landings (later MAURICE) 3/40

 

 

 

 

VALENTINE

Failed landing of SOE agents at Portofino 5/44

VALENTINE

Occupation of Faeroes 5/40

VANGUARD

Plan for capture of Rangoon (later DRACULA) 6/44

VENDETTA

Deception Plan Mediterranean build-up 3/44

VESTIGE

SBS Limpet Mine attacks on Norway shipping 6/44

VICTUAL

Passage of JW59

VIGOROUS

Malta relief convoy from Egypt 6/42

VO

Anglo French operation to intercept German mercantiles sailing from Vigo 2/40

 

 

 

 

WADHAM

Landing clement of COCKADE 3/43

WANDERERS

Anti-submarine operations off Norway 6/44

WANTAGE

Deception Plan for landings in Southern Europe 6/44

WAREHOUSE

Deception Plan for threat of landings in Crete 11/42

WATCHTOWER

Offensive operations in SW Pacific 7/42

WAYLAY

Initial identity of AGREEMENT 9/42

WET POT

Planned landings in Cotentin Peninsular 9/44 - cancelled.

WG

Interception of 10 blockade runners in Atlantic 2/40

WHITE

Malta aircraft delivery 11/40

WHYNOT

SBS attack on Sicily airfield during PEDESTAL 8/42

WILFRED

Minelay off North Norway 4/40

WINCH

Malta aircraft delivery 4/41

WINDED

Attack on shipping off Norway 1/45

WORK JACKET

Cancelled Commando attack in Adriatic 9/44

WORKSHOP

Plan to occupy Pantellaria 2/41

WR

Interception of Atlantic Blockade Runners 2/40

 

 

 

 

XD

Demolitions in Holland and Belgium 5/40

 

 

 

 

 

 

Y

SW Approaches minelay, off Fishguard 5/45

YOUNGSTOWN

Landing of Agents near Portofino 2/44

YUKON

Preliminary exercise for Dieppe landings 6/42

 

 

 

 

Z

Irish Sea minelay, Deep A/S Fields 1945

ZEAL

Identity used for Lower Grade ULTRA decrypts 1/44

ZIPPER

Planned landings in southern Malaya 8/45

ZMA

Minelay off Trondheim 4/40

ZMC

Heligoland Bight minelay continued. 5/40

ZMD (A) and (B)

Northern Barrage, Faeroe Islands

ZME 10 to 15

Western Approaches minelay 1/41

ZME Series

Reinforcement SN31 and SN 32. 1945

 

 

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