||Adopted by Brentwood (a small town in Essex,
UK, north-east of London) and has sent £50 to the local hospital.
5 Feb, 1940
The German submarine U-41 was sunk south of Ireland, in position
49º20'N, 10º04'W, by depth charges from the RN destroyer HMS
Antelope (Lt.Cdr. R.T. White, RN)
13 Jun, 1940
HMS Antelope (Lt.Cdr. R.T. White, DSO, RN) sustained damage after a
collision with HMS Electra (Lt.Cdr. S.A. Buss, RN).
2 Nov, 1940
The German submarine U-31 was sunk north west of Ireland in position
56º26'N, 10º18'W by depth charges from the RN destroyer HMS
Antelope (Lt.Cdr. R.T. White, DSO, RN).
21 May, 1941
The British battlecruiser Hood (Capt. R. Kerr, CBE, RN, flying the flag
of Vice-Admiral L.E. Holland, CB, RN) and the battleship Prince of Wales
(Capt. J.C. Leach, MVO, RN) were ordered to proceed to Hvalfjord,
Iceland as the German battleship Bismarck and heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen
were spotted by air reconnaissance at Bergen, Norway. As there were
indications that these two were contemplatibf a raid on the ocean trade
The two British capital ships were escorted by
the destroyers HMS Electra (Cdr. C.W. May, RN), HMS Anthony (Lt.Cdr. J.M.
Hodges, RN), HMS Echo (Lt.Cdr. C.H.deB. Newby, RN), HMS Icarus (Lt.Cdr.
C.D. Maud, DSO, RN), HMS Achates (Lt.Cdr. Viscount Jocelyn, RN) and HMS
Antelope (Lt.Cdr. R.B.N. Hicks, DSO, RN).
19 Jan, 1943
The RN destroyer HMS Antelope (Lt.Cdr. E.N. Sinclair, RN) and the
Canadian corvette HMCS Port Arthur (A/Lt.Cdr. E.T. Simmons, DSC, RCNVR)
sank the Italian submarine Tritone (Cdr. Paolo Monechi / 26
dead.) near Bougie, Algeria in position 37º06'N, 05º22'E. The Italian
submarine was on it's first war patrol. She was only commissioned on 10