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ROUTE TO THE EAST - the WS (Winstonís Special) CONVOYS

by the late Arnold Hague, Lieutenant Commander, RNR (Rtd) (c) 2007

INDEX of WARSHIPS ESCORTING or TAKING PASSAGE in WS CONVOYS

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Ship Convoys(s)

Achates

WS 3B Fast,

Active

WS 3B Fast, WS 16, WS 17, WS 30

Adamant

WS 17

Adrias (RHellN)

WS 26

Agamemnon

WS 12

Alaunia

WS 16, WS 21PG, WS 29, WS 30

Albatross

WS 18

Alcantara

WS 17, WS 19, WS 22, WS 24, WS 25

Aldenham

WS 17

Amaranthus

WS 10X, WS 21, WS 23

Amazon

WS 21S, WS 31

Anchusa

WS 12

Antelope

WS 8C, WS 17, WS 20, WS 22, WS 23, WS 30

Antenor

WS 9AX

Anthony

WS 15, WS 16, WS 17, WS 29A

Arethusa

WS 9C

Argus

WS 5A, WS 8B, WS 12, WS 19P

Ark Royal

WS 6A

Armeria

WS 10X, WS 27

Arrow

WS 3B Fast, WS 7, WS 31

Ascania

WS 15

Ashanti

WS 28

Asphodel

WS 5A, WS 5B, WS 9B

Assiniboine (RCN)

WS 12

Aster

WS 8X, WS 12Z

Asturias

WS 30

Atherstone

WS 6A

Atreus

WS 5A

Auckland

WS 2A, WS 3,

Aurora

WS 22

Ausonia

WS 9A

Australia (RAN)

WS 5B

Avon Vale

WS 9C, WS 23

Bachaquero

WS 8C

Badsworth

WS 12, WS 12Z, WS 14, WS 17, WS 18, WS 19Z, WS 25, WS 28

Baluchistan (RIN)

WS 25

Bann

WS 33

Banff

WS 26

Barle

WS 33

Barnegat (USN)

WS 24

Bath

WS 4B, WS 5A

Beagle

WS 4, WS 5B, WS 8A, WS 19P, WS 19W, WS 20, WS 20, WS 23, WS 32, WS 33

Beaufort

WS 14

Bedouin

WS 7, WS 19Z

Bellwort

WS 27

Belvoir

WS 19

Bergamot

WS 10

Berwick

WS 5A

Beverley

WS 12, WS 14, WS 17, WS 22

Bicester

WS 20, WS 21S, WS 22, WS 23

Birmingham

WS 6A, WS 9A, WS 26

Blackmore

WS 19P, WS 20, WS 26, WS 31

Blankney

WS 11X, WS 12, WS 16, WS 19Z, WS 31

Blencathra

WS 31

Blyskawica (Polish N)

WS 21S, WS 22

Boadicea

WS 17, WS 18, WS 19Y, WS 20, WS 30, WS 33

Bonaventure

WS 5A

Boreas

WS 8A, WS 8B, WS 9A, WS 9B, WS 15, WS 16, WS 18, WS 19, WS 20, WS 21P, WS 29A, WS 29

Bradford

WS 12

Bramham

WS 21

Brecon

WS 31

Breconshire

WS 11X

Bridgewater

WS 5A, WS 14, WS 16

Brighton

WS 8X, WS 12

Brilliant

WS 5B, WS 9A, WS 9B, WS 10X, WS 14, WS 16, WS 20

Brissenden

WS 29A, WS 31

Broadwater

WS 6A, WS 7

Broadway

WS 10

Bulldog

WS 4, WS 8C, WS 22, WS 31, WS 32, WS 33

Bulolo

WS 28

Buxton

WS 19P, WS 21P

Cairo

WS 4, WS 4B, WS 7, WS 8B, WS 9A, WS 9B, WS 10, WS 11, WS 12, WS 19W

Caledon

WS 3, WS 5A

Calendula

WS 5A, WS 5B, WS 6B, WS 12

Canberra (RAN)

WS 6

Capetown

WS 5BX, WS 24

Canton

WS 26, WS 28, WS 30

Carlisle

WS 3, WS 4, WS 4B, WS 18

Carnarvon Castle

WS 10B, WS 19, WS 19P, WS 25, WS 30

Carnatic (RIN)

WS 26

Carthage

WS 3A Slow, WS 3C, WS 7, WS 22, WS 23, WS 23, WS 27

Castleton

WS 8C, WS 9B, WS 19

Cathay

WS 6A, WS 9B, WS 12

Catterick

WS 21, WS 26, WS 27, WS 30

Ceres

WS 2A, WS 5A, WS 10X, WS 11, WS 12X, WS 14, WS 15, WS 24, WS 26

Chanticleer

WS 33

Charlestown

WS 8C

Charybdis

WS 32, WS 33

Cheshire

WS 15, WS 16, WS 19, WS 25

Chesterfield

WS 22

Chitral

WS 9B, WS 19P, WS 24, WS 28, WS 29, WS 33

Cilicia

WS 8A, WS 14, WS 26

Cimarron (USN)

WS 12X

Clare

WS 27

Clematis

WS 5A, WS 5B, WS 6B, WS 10X

Cleveland

WS 30

Clover

WS 12Z

Colombia (RNethN)

WS 15

Colombo

WS 3C, WS 7, WS 12A, WS 12ZB, WS 14, WS 15A, WS 16

Commandant d'Estienne d'Orves (FFS)

WS 25, WS 26

Commandant Detroyat (FFS)

WS 17

Commandant Drogou (FFS)

WS 17B

Commandant Duboc (FFS)

WS 21P, WS 26

Corfu

DM 3, WS 14B, WS 15B, WS 17, WS 19, WS 21, WS 30, WS 31

Corinthian

WS 26

Cornwall

WS 2, WS 2B, WS 4, WS 6, WS 9A2, WS 12ZB

Cossack

WS 8B, WS 9A, WS 9C, WS 11

Cottesmore

WS 6A

Coventry

WS 2A,

Crocus

WS 10X, WS 25, WS 27

Croome

WS 14, WS 16, WS 17B

Cyclamen

WS 5A, WS 5B, WS 10, WS 21PG, WS 25

Cumberland

WS 1, WS 3A Slow,

Danae

DM 2

Dauntless

WS 17, WS 23

De Ruyter (RNethN)

DM 1

Delhi

WS 19Y

Demir Hisar

WS 15

Derbyshire

WS 11, WS 12, WS 14

Derg

WS 32

Derwent

WS 19P, WS 21S, WS 22

Devonshire

WS 4B, WS 5A, WS 12, WS 14, WS 19, WS 19L, WS 22

Despatch

WS 23, WS 24, WS 31

Dorsetshire

WS 3B Fast, WS 10X, WS 12, WS 12X

Douglas

WS 3B Fast, WS 8C, WS 19P, WS 19W, WS 28, WS 32, WS 33

Dragon

WS 12V

Dulverton

WS 12Z

Duncan

WS 7, WS 8A, WS 8B, WS 16, WS 21PG

Dunedin

WS 5A

Dunnottar Castle

WS 9A, WS 12, WS 15, WS 16

Durban

DM 1, WS 23

Eagle

WS 16, WS 21S, WS 27

Echo

WS 8C

Eclipse

WS 6A, WS 7

Edinburgh

WS 4B, WS 7, WS 9B, WS 9C, WS 10

Eggesford

WS 28

Egret

WS 27, WS 32

Electra

WS 6A

Emerald

DM 1,DM 2, WS 2, WS 5B, WS 10B, WS 18, WS 19, WS 32

Encounter

DM 1, WS 11

Engadine

WS 14

Enterprise

WS 5A, WS 5BX, WS 18, WS 19P, WS 21, WS 21PG

Eridge

WS 8A, WS 8B, WS 9C

Erne

WS 26

Escapade

WS 19Z

Esperance Bay

WS 8X,

Ettrick

WS 33

Euryalus

WS 11X

Exe

WS 29, WS 30

Exeter

DM 1, WS 8B,

Exmoor

WS 12Z, WS 17B

Express

WS 25

Farndale

WS 9C

Faulknor

WS 5B

Fearless

WS 5B

Firedrake

WS 9C, WS 16

Fishguard

WS 26, WS 27

Flamingo

WS 2A, WS 5A

Foresight

WS 12Z

Forester

WS 5B, WS 12Z

Formidable

WS 5A, WS 16

Fortune

WS 2

Foxhound

WS 7, WS 14, WS 27, WS 28, WS 30, WS 31

Freesia

WS 26

Frobisher

WS 18, WS 20, WS 24B, WS 26, WS 27, WS 31

Furious

WS 5A, WS 11, WS 21S

Fury

WS 2, WS 12Z

Galatea

WS 9B

Gambia

WS 18, WS 20

Garland (Polish N)

WS 4, WS 6A, WS 6B, WS 9B, WS 9C, WS 11, WS 11X, WS 15

Genista

WS 26

Georgetown

WS 8C, WS 18, WS 20, WS 21P

Geranium

WS 5A

Gherardi (USN)

WS 27

Glasgow

WS 6, WS 7, WS 11X, WS 12J, WS 12V, WS 16

Goathland

WS 28

Gorleston

WS 29, WS 30

Grimsby

WS 5A

Grove

WS 17

Guardian

WS 11

Gurkha

WS 9C, WS 10, WS 10X, WS 12, WS 14

Hambledon

WS 31

Harvester

WS 1, WS 2, WS 3A Slow, WS 4, WS 5A, WS 5B, WS 8A, WS 11X

Havelock

WS 2, WS 8A

Havock

WS 3A Slow, WS 11X

Hawkins

WS 4B, WS 5A, WS 7, WS 8A, WS 9A, WS 10, WS 10B, WS 21, WS 22B, WS 23, WS 26, WS 32

Haydon

WS 25

Hecla

WS 18

Hector

WS 5A, WS 9AX, WS 9BX, WS 11X

Heemskerk (RNethN)

WS 9C, WS 1OX, WS 15, WS 19L, WS 19

Hermione

WS 16

Hero

WS 21

Hesperus

WS 4, WS 6B, WS 8A

Highlander

WS 1, WS 2, WS 3A Slow, WS 4B, WS 5A, WS 5B, WS 8A, WS 8B, WS 9A, WS 11

Hobart (RAN)

WS 2A

Holcombe

WS 24

Hollyhock

WS 12Z, WS 14

Hunter (ii)

WS 33

Hurricane

WS 2, WS 3A Slow, WS 4, WS 6B, WS 8A

Hursley

WS 19

Hurworth

WS 14

Hydrangea

WS 17, WS 18, WS 33

Icarus

WS 19Z, WS 21S

Ilex

WS 24, WS 25

Illustrious

WS 17

Inconstant

WS 17, WS 24

Indomitable

WS 21S

Indus (RIN)

WS 4, WS 5A

Intrepid

WS 8C, WS 21S

Isaac Sweers (RNethN)

WS 10, WS 10X, WS 11, WS 12

Jackal

WS 5B

Jasmine

WS 26

Java (RNethN)

 DM 2

Javelin

WS 17

Jed

WS 32

Jonquil

WS 5A

Jasmine

WS 16

Jumna (RIN)

DM 1

Jupiter

DM 1, DM 2, WS 10

Kale

WS 32

Kandahar

WS 2A, WS 4B

Kanimbla

WS 2 Slow, WS 2B, WS 4

Kanaris (RHellN)

WS 23

Karanja

WS 8C, WS 17

Kelvin

WS 5A

Kent

WS 1

Kenya

WS 3B Fast, WS 11X, WS 19Z, WS 21S, WS 28, WS 29

Keppel

WS 6A, WS 17, WS 19, WS 19P, WS 19W, WS 19Y, WS 20, WS 22

Keren

WS 17, WS 28

Kimberley

WS 2A, WS 3, WS 4B

Kingston

WS 2A, WS 4

Kipling

WS 5A

Krakowiak (Polish N)

WS 28

Kujawiak (Polish N)

WS 19Z

Laforey

WS 11X, WS 16, WS 22

Lamerton

WS 20, WS 21S

Lancaster

WS 12, WS 14, WS 18

Lance

WS 10, WS 10X

Largs

WS 28

Lauderdale

WS 18, WS 29

Leamington

WS 5B, WS 8C, WS 17, WS 19, WS 19P, WS 19Y

Le Triomphant (FFS)

WS 5A

Ledbury

WS 21, WS 21S, WS 31

Legion

WS 6A, WS 6B, WS 7, WS 8A, WS 8X, WS 10, WS 11

Leopard (FFS)

WS 5B, WS 7

Lewes

WS 29A

Lightning

WS 9C, WS 11X, WS 16, WS 17

Lincoln

WS 5B

Lively

WS 11

Liverpool

WS 19Z

London

WS 10

Lookout

WS 17, WS 22

Lowestoft

WS 30

Malaya

WS 6A, WS 16, WS 20, WS 27

Malcolm

WS 21S, WS 28, WS 29

Manchester

WS 9C

Mansfield

WS 19P

Manxman

WS 9C

Maori

WS 8B, WS 9A, WS 9B, WS 9C, WS 12Z

Marguerite

WS 8B, WS 12Z, WS 21PG

Marne

WS 19Z

Mashona

WS 7

Matabele

WS 7

Matchless

WS 19Z

Mauritius

WS 6B, WS 8A, WS 9AX, WS 11X, WS 19, WS 19L, WS 23, WS 24B

Mayrant (USN)

WS 12X

McDougall (USN)

WS 12X

Mendip

WS 31

Middleton

WS 19Z

Mignonette

WS 10X, WS 12

Miaoulis (RHellN)

WS 26

Milford

WS 5A, WS 5B, WS 12Z, WS 15, WS 16, WS 17B, WS 19, WS 23

Misoa

WS 8C

Moffett (USN)

WS 12X

Moreton Bay

WS 9B

Naiad

WS 5A, WS 5B, WS 8A

Napier (RAN)

WS 27, WS 28

Narbada (RIN)

WS 33

Nelson

WS 7, WS 9C, WS 19P

Nepal (RAN)

WS 21P, WS 24

Neptune

WS 8X

Ness

WS 29, WS 30, WS 32, WS 33

Nestor

WS 9C, WS 11, WS 14

Newark

WS 12, WS 14

Newcastle

WS 7, WS 16, WS 29

Newport

WS 17

Nigeria

WS 21S

Nigella

WS 16, WS 26

Nizam (RAN)

WS 30

Norfolk

WS 4B, WS 5A, WS 8X

Norman (RAN)

DM 3, WS 15, WS 23, WS 24, WS 29, WS 30, WS 32

Offa

WS 24

Onslow

WS 19Z, WS 24

Oribi

WS 11X, WS 24

Orion

WS 21P

Ottawa (RCN)

WS 3B Fast, WS 4, WS 4B, WS 5A, WS 8A, WS 8B, WS 9A

Pakenham

WS 17

Paladin

WS 16

Parramatta (RAN)

WS 3

Partridge

WS 22

Pathfinder

WS 19P

Pelican

WS 32

Penn

WS 19P, WS 21S

Perth (RAN)

WS 4

Petard

WS 21

Petunia

WS 18, WS 27

Phoebe

WS 5B, WS 6A

Pindos (RHellN)

WS 22

Piorun (Polish N)

WS 5A, WS 6A, WS 6B, WS 7, WS 8A, WS 8B, WS 8X, WS 10, WS 10X, WS 11, WS 11X

Pozarica

WS 8C

Pretoria Castle

WS 4, WS 8A

Prince Baudouin

WS 12

Prince Charles

WS 8C

Prince of Wales

WS 11X

Princess Beatrix

WS 11X

Puckeridge

WS 23

Quadrant

WS 26, WS 27, WS 28, WS 29, WS 30, WS 31

Quail

WS 27

Quality

WS 26

Queen Emma

WS 8C, WS 11X

Queen Of Bermuda

WS 9B, WS 23, WS 24

Queenborough

WS 27

Quentin

WS 19P

Quercy (FFS)

WS 31

Quiberon

WS 22, WS 26, WS 32

Quickmatch

WS 26, WS 30

Quilliam

WS 25, WS 27, WS 28

Quincy (USN)

WS 12X

Racehorse

WS 26, WS 27, WS 28, WS 29

Raider

WS 27, WS 28

Ramillies

DM 3, WS 5B, WS 14

Ramsey

WS 9A

Ranchi

DM 2, WS 17B2, WS 22

Ranger (USN)

WS 12X

Ranpura

WS 21

Rapid

WS 29, WS 30, WS 31, WS 32, WS 33

Reading

WS 9B

Redoubt

WS 26, WS 28, WS 29, WS 30, WS 31

Relentless

WS 26, WS 28, WS 29, WS 32

Renown

WS 6A

Repulse

WS 8A, WS 11, WS 12

Resolution

WS 15, WS 18

Restigouche (RCN)

WS 6A, WS 8A, WS 8B, WS 9A

Revenge

WS 7, WS 10X, WS 12, WS 17

Rhind (USN)

WS 12X

Richmond

WS 9A

Ripley

WS 20

Rockingham

WS 7, WS 17

Rockrose

WS 23, WS 24

Rockwood

WS 25

Rodney

WS 6A, WS 19P, WS 21S

Rother

WS 32

Rotherham

WS 24, WS 27, WS 28, WS 29, WS 30

Rowan (USN)

WS 12X

Royal Scotsman

WS 8C, WS 11X

Royal Sovereign

DM 2, WS 12Z, WS 17

Royal Ulsterman

WS 12

St Albans (RNorN)

WS 4B, WS 5A, WS 19Y, WS 20

St Clair (RCN)

WS 7

St Francis (RCN)

WS 9B

St Laurent (RCN)

WS 3B Fast, WS 4B, WS 5A, WS 6A

St Marys

WS 4B, WS 8X, WS 18, WS 19

Sabre

WS 3B Fast,

Saguenay (RCN)

WS 4, WS 4B, WS 8A, WS 8X, WS 12

Saladin

WS 8C

Salisbury

WS 18, WS 19P, WS 19Y, WS 20, WS 21

Salopian

WS 4

Sardonyx

WS 19W, WS 21S, WS 24, WS 30

Savorgnan de Brazza (FFS)

WS 26, WS 30

Sennen

WS 11

Sheffield

WS 3A Slow, WS 11

Sherwood

WS 8X, WS 14

Shikari

WS 29

Shippigan

WS 29

Shropshire

WS 2, WS 4B, WS 5A, WS 17, WS 19, WS 19P, WS 20, WS 22, Shropshire (RAN) WS 33

Sikh

WS 8B, WS 9A, WS 9C, WS 12

Skate

WS 24, WS 28

Skeena (RCN)

WS 4, WS 4B

Slazak (Polish N)

WS 30

Somali

WS 7

Southampton

WS 4B

Southern Gem

WS 18

Southern Pride

WS 18, WS 24

Southwold

WS 12Z

Stanley

WS 12

Starwort

WS 11

Stork

WS 9C

Suffolk

WS 30

Sussex

WS 27

Sutlej (RIN)

DM 2, WS 11

Tamarisk

WS 23

Tay

WS 32

Test

WS 26, WS 27

Tetcott

WS 18, WS 21

Teviot

WS 33

Thyme

WS 21, WS 21PG, WS 23, WS 24

Tjerk Hiddes (RNethN)

WS 21P

Totland

WS 11, WS 29, WS 30, WS 33

Trent

WS 33

Trippe (USN)

WS 12X

Uganda

WS 31

Ulster Monarch

WS 8C, WS 11X, WS 12, WS 28

Ulster Queen

WS 14

Unicorn

WS 30

Usk

WS 33

Vampire (RAN)

DM 1, DM 2

Van Galen (RNethN)

WS 18

Vanoc

WS 9C, WS 15

Vanquisher

WS 9A, WS 9B, WS 12Z, WS 14, WS 15

Vansittart

WS 5B, WS 8X, WS 9A, WS 9B, WS 14, WS 15, WS 20

Velox

WS 5A, WS 5B, WS 8X, WS 9A, WS 9B, WS 10, WS 10X, WS 11, WS 12, WS 12Z, WS 19, WS 19P, WS 20, WS 21, WS 21S, WS 23

Venomous

WS 29

Verbena

WS 12Z, WS 14

Verity

WS 12, WS 16

Versatile

WS 3A Slow,

Vesper

WS 5A

Viceroy

WS 7, WS 31

Victorious

WS 8X

Vidette

WS 5A, WS 5B, WS 7, WS 20

Vimy

WS 3B Fast, WS 12Z, WS 14, WS 15, WS 21P

Vincennes (USN)

WS 12X

Viscount

WS 3A Slow,

Volunteer

WS 1, WS 14, WS 15, WS 17, WS 18, WS 19

Vortigern

WS 2

Wainwright (USN)

WS 12X

Walker

WS 15, WS 16

Wallace

WS 31

Wanderer

WS 9C

Watchman

WS 2, WS 5B

Wear

WS 32

Wells

WS 9B, WS 19P

Wellington

WS 29, WS 30

Westcott

WS 14

Weston

WS 29, WS 30, WS 33

Whaddon

WS 28

Whirlwind

WS 1

Whitehall

WS 8C, WS 10, WS 10X, WS 11X, WS 12, WS 12Z

Wild Swan

WS 8X, WS 9A, WS 9B, WS 14, WS 16, WS 17, WS 17B, WS 18, WS 19

Wilton

WS 21, WS 21S

Winchelsea

WS 7, WS 8C, WS 9A, WS 9B, WS 9C, WS 10, WS 11

Winslow (USN)

WS 12X

Wishart

WS 7, WS 8A, WS 20, WS 21S

Witch

WS 8C, WS 10, WS 10X, WS 11X, WS 12, WS 12Z, WS 14, WS 28, WS 29, WS 30, WS 31

Witherington

WS 3A Slow, WS 5B, WS 14, WS 15, WS 16, WS 31

Wivern

WS 8X, WS 9B, WS 18, WS 20

Wolverine

WS 9B, WS 20, WS 21S, WS 25, WS 27, WS 28, WS 29, WS 30, WS 31, WS 33

Woolston

WS 31

Woodpecker

WS 28

Woodruff

WS 10X, WS 11, WS 25

Woolwich

WS 3A Slow, WS 3C

Worcestershire

WS 10, WS 15, WS 16, WS 18, WS 20

Wren

WS 28

Wrestler

WS 10, WS 10X, WS 11, WS 12, WS 33

Yarra (RAN)

DM 2, WS 4

Zetland

WS 21S, WS 22, WS 23

Zulu

WS 8B, WS 9A, WS 11

 

 

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