6 Feb, 1940
HMS Boadicea (Lt.Cdr. G.B. Kingdon, RN) and HMS Beagle (Lt.Cdr.R.H.
Wright, RN) sail from Boulogne with the Prime Minister, War cabinet and
Chief of Staff for Dover.
HMS Beagle (Lt.Cdr. R.H. Wright, RN)
destroyed a German Junkers
JU-87 by pom-pom fire.
13 Sep, 1940
During the night of 13/14 September 1940 the destroyers HMS Highlander
(Cdr. W.A. Dallmeyer, RN), HMS Harvester (Lt.Cdr. M. Thornton, RN), HMS
Bulldog (Lt.Cdr. F.J.C. Hewitt, RN) and HMS
Beagle (Lt.Cdr. R.H. Wright,
RN) bombard Cherbourg in a sweep through the Seine Bay.
3 Nov, 1940
The German submarine U-99 torpedoes and sinks the British merchant
Cassandra about 240 nautical miles west-southwest of Bloody Foreland in
position 53º58'N, 14º13'W. HMS Beagle (Lt.Cdr. R.H. Wright, RN) later
picks up 54 survivors.
5 Nov, 1940
HMS Beagle (Lt.Cdr. R.H. Wright, RN) picks up 28 survivors from the
British tanker Scottish Maiden that was torpedoed and sunk by the German
submarine U-99 about 225 nautical miles west by south of Bloody Foreland
in position 54º36'N, 14º23'W.
9 May, 1945
HMS Beagle headed the liberation of Jersey.