NORWAY 1940 -
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passage from Plymouth to take up War Station and joined 19th Destroyer
at Dover for convoy escort and patrol in
English Channel and North Sea,
Channel deployment in continuation.
12th Deployed with HMS BLANCHE as escort for HMS ADVENTURE
during passage from Humber to Portsmouth.
13th Rescued survivors from HMS BLANCHE after both HMS BLANCHE and
detonated magnetic mines.
Embarked wounded from HMS ADVENTURE.
HMS BLANCHE was
sunk and HMS ADVENTURE sustained major structural damage
15th Escorted HMS PRINCESS VICTORIA with HMS EXPRESS, HMS ESK and
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January/March Channel and North Sea escort and patrol duty in
17th Detached for duty with Home Fleet for convoy escort and support
of military operation in
24th Deployed with HMS WREN and
HMS HESPERUS as escort for HMS RESOLUTION
during passage to Narvik.
Home Fleet deployment off Norway in continuation.
5th Escorted ss EMPRESS OF AUSTRALIA during passage to Tjalander
12th Deployed with HMS RESOLUTION, HMS EFFINGHAM, HMS VINDICTIVE, HMS
HMS HAVELOCK, HMS FAME, HMS WREN and HMS PROTECTOR for support
of planned landings at Bjervik in preparation
for an attack on Narvik.
13th On arrival took
part in support of landings in Herjangs Fjords.
20th Detached from Home Fleet duties for support of evacuation of
troops from Dunkirk
Passage to Dover.
30th Deployed at Dover
31st Carried out two trips to embark troops
338 troops were carried on first trip and 357
on the second.).
1st Returned to La Panne to continue evacuation and came under air
Sustained major damage and immobilised with
Towing attempt by HMS WHITEHALL and Belgian
Trawler LA JOLIE MASCOTTE
failed and ship
came under dive-bombing attacks with further damage.
Ship sank in position
131 survivors were rescue by LA JOLIE MASCOTTE.
destroyed by gunfire from HMS WHITEHALL