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World War 2 at Sea - Convoy Escort Movements of Royal and Dominion Navy Vessels

by Don Kindell

SLOOP CLASSES, Part 3 of 6

HMS Bideford (Photo Ships, click to enlarge)

on to Part 4 

 

Part 3

Shoreham/Falmouth-class - Bideford, Dundee, Falmouth, Fowey, Milford, Rochester, Shoreham, Weston (8 in class)

(for more ship information, go to Naval History Homepage and type name in Site Search)

 

(Note on Convoys)

 


Part 1, Old-Flower-class - Foxglove, Rosemary (4 plus 1/2 RIN)
Despatch vessels, both RIN - Clive, Lawrence (2 in class)
Bridgewater-class - Bridgewater, Sandwich (2 in class)

Part 2, Hastings-class - Folkestone, Hastings, Hindustan (RIN), Penzance, Scarborough  (4 plus 1 RIN)

 


Part 4, Grimsby-class - Aberdeen, Deptford, Fleetwood, Grimsby, Indus (RIN), Leith, Londonderry, Lowestoft, Parramatta (RAN), Swan (RAN), Warrego (RAN), Wellington, Yarra (RAN) (8 plus 4 RAN, 1 RIN)

Part 5 - Bittern-class - Bittern, Enchantress, Stork (3 in class)
Egret-class - Auckland, Egret, Pelican (3 in class)
Black Swan-class
-
Black Swan, Erne, Flamingo, Ibis (4 in class)

Part 6 - Modified Bittern-class, all RIN - Godavari, Jumna, Narbada, Sutlej (4 in class)
Modified Black Swan-class - Alacrity, (Actaeon), Amethyst, Cauvery (RIN), Chanticleer, Crane, Cygnet (ii), Hart, Hind, Kistna (RIN), Kite, Lapwing, Lark, Magpie, Mermaid, (Modeste), (Nereide), (Opossum), Peacock, Pheasant, Redpole, (Snipe), (Sparrow), Starling, Whimbrel, Wild Goose, Woodcock, Woodpecker, Wren (ii)   (27 plus 2 RIN; six in italics without convoy escort movements)


 

 

SHOREHAM/FALMOUTH-CLASS

(8 in class)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HMS BIDEFORD

click for ship history

 

 

 

 

 

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

 

 

 

 

 

05/01/40

05/01/40

HG 014F

15/01/40

15/01/40

26/12/39

10/01/40

SL 014

15/01/40

15/01/40

08/02/40

10/02/40

OA 088GF

11/02/40

11/02/40

11/02/40

11/02/40

OG 018F

17/02/40

17/02/40

17/02/40

17/02/40

HG 019

27/02/40

27/02/40

28/02/40

28/02/40

OA 100G

01/03/40

01/03/40

29/02/40

29/02/40

OA 101

01/03/40

03/03/40

14/03/40

14/03/40

OG 022F

19/03/40

19/03/40

21/03/40

unknown

OG 023F

28/03/40

28/03/40

05/04/40

05/04/40

HG 025

15/04/40

15/04/40

22/04/40

22/04/40

OG 027F

28/04/40

28/04/40

07/05/40

07/05/40

HG 029

10/05/40

17/05/40

20/05/40

20/05/40

OG 030

23/05/40

26/05/40

20/05/40

26/05/40

HG 031F

28/05/40

29/05/40

15/05/41

15/05/41

OG 062

29/05/41

29/05/41

04/06/41

04/06/41

HG 064

19/06/41

19/06/41

04/07/41

04/07/41

OG 067

20/07/41

20/07/41

28/07/41

28/07/41

HG 069

11/08/41

11/08/41

23/08/41

23/08/41

OS 004

09/09/41

11/09/41

14/09/41

16/09/41

SL 087

06/10/41

06/10/41

25/10/41

26/10/41

OS 010

15/11/41

18/11/41

18/11/41

18/11/41

SL 093

10/12/41

10/12/41

23/12/41

24/12/41

OS 015

11/01/42

13/01/42

15/01/42

18/01/42

SL 098

05/02/42

05/02/42

12/04/42

23/04/42

OS 025

29/04/42

29/04/42

04/05/42

04/05/42

SL 109

18/05/42

28/05/42

21/05/42

21/05/42

HG 083

07/06/42

07/06/42

11/06/42

11/06/42

OS 031

27/06/42

30/06/42

05/07/42

05/07/42

SL 115

25/07/42

26/07/42

10/08/42

11/08/42

OS 037

27/08/42

29/08/42

03/09/42

03/09/42

SL 121

21/09/42

21/09/42

26/09/42

09/10/42

SC 103

14/10/42

14/10/42

25/10/42

25/10/42

KMS 002G

12/11/42

12/11/42

15/11/42

15/11/42

MKS 001X

23/11/42

23/11/42

11/12/42

11/12/42

KMS 005G

24/12/42

27/12/42

22/12/42

26/12/42

MKS 004

06/01/43

06/01/43

25/04/43

09/05/43

SC 128

10/05/43

13/05/43

18/05/43

27/05/43

SC 131

28/05/43

31/05/43

28/05/43

02/06/43

ONS 009

04/06/43

09/06/43

26/05/43

04/06/43

SC 132

06/06/43

11/06/43

01/06/43

06/06/43

ON 187

09/06/43

15/06/43

16/06/43

20/06/43

ON 189

22/06/43

01/07/43

15/06/43

23/06/43

HX 244

26/06/43

30/06/43

07/10/43

07/10/43

OS 056KM

18/10/43

18/10/43

18/10/43

18/10/43

OS 056

29/10/43

29/10/43

02/11/43

02/11/43

SL 139

16/11/43

14/11/43

28/11/43

28/11/43

OS 059

08/12/43

08/12/43

12/12/43

12/12/43

SL 143

25/12/43

25/12/43

07/01/44

08/01/44

OS 063

17/01/44

17/01/44

22/01/44

22/01/44

SL 147

02/02/44

02/02/44

07/02/44

12/02/44

KMS 040

18/02/44

18/02/44

24/02/44

28/02/44

GUS 032

07/03/44

23/03/44

23/02/44

10/03/44

UGS 034

20/03/44

20/03/44

30/03/44

31/03/44

MKS 045

11/04/44

11/04/44

17/04/44

17/04/44

KMS 047

27/04/44

27/04/44

04/05/44

05/05/44

GUS 039

15/05/44

29/05/44

14/06/44

14/06/44

KMS 053

23/06/44

24/06/44

28/07/44

29/07/44

MKS 057

08/08/44

08/08/44

13/08/44

13/08/44

KMS 059

23/08/44

23/08/44

02/09/44

03/09/44

GUS 051

08/09/44

28/09/44

23/08/44

12/09/44

UGS 052

17/09/44

17/09/44

26/09/44

27/09/44

MKS 063

08/10/44

08/10/44

11/10/44

11/10/44

KMS 065

21/10/44

21/10/44

01/11/44

02/11/44

GUS 057

07/11/44

30/11/44

22/10/44

12/11/44

UGS 058

18/11/44

18/11/44

01/01/45

01/01/45

MKF 037

04/01/45

06/01/45

02/03/45

02/03/45

ON 288

07/03/45

19/03/45

23/02/45

07/03/45

HX 340

10/03/45

10/03/45

22/03/45

22/03/45

OS 118KM

25/03/45

29/03/45

21/03/45

25/03/45

MKS 090G

28/03/45

28/03/45

07/04/45

07/04/45

OS 121KM

10/04/45

14/04/45

05/04/45

10/04/45

MKS 093G

13/04/45

14/04/45

12/04/45

12/04/45

ON 296

14/04/45

30/04/45

17/04/45

19/04/45

OS 123KM

20/04/45

23/04/45

15/04/45

21/04/45

MKS 095G

23/04/45

23/04/45

11/05/45

12/05/45

OS 128KM

14/05/45

15/05/45

10/05/45

15/05/45

MKS 100G

17/05/45

17/05/45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HMS DUNDEE

click for ship history

 

 

 

 

 

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

 

 

 

 

 

02/09/40

02/09/40

SC 003

14/09/40

18/09/40

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HMS FALMOUTH

click for ship history

 

 

 

 

 

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

 

 

 

 

 

12/04/41

16/04/41

BM 007

17/04/41

17/04/41

21/04/41

28/04/41

BP 001

29/04/41

29/04/41

30/04/41

03/05/41

BP 001A

06/05/41

06/05/41

21/12/41

25/12/41

BM 009A

27/12/41

03/01/42

23/01/42

26/01/42

BM 012

27/01/42

04/02/42

12/02/42

12/02/42

C 001

13/02/42

13/02/42

13/02/42

17/02/42

BM 013

25/02/42

25/02/42

12/02/42

20/02/42

SJ 001

21/02/42

05/03/42

18/03/42

18/03/42

ESCORT

20/03/42

20/03/42

21/04/42

21/04/42

MB 002

25/04/42

25/04/42

06/06/42

06/06/42

C 017

09/06/42

09/06/42

01/07/42

01/07/42

MB 010

05/07/42

05/07/42

09/07/42

09/07/42

BM 025

13/07/42

13/07/42

17/07/42

17/07/42

MB 013

23/07/42

23/07/42

16/11/42

16/11/42

BP 060

unknown

unknown

28/11/42

28/11/42

PB 014

03/12/42

03/12/42

07/12/42

07/12/42

BP 062

unknown

14/12/42

16/12/42

16/12/42

PA 015

22/12/42

22/12/42

26/12/42

26/12/42

AP 011

unknown

unknown

04/01/43

04/01/43

PB 020

10/01/43

10/01/43

12/01/43

12/01/43

BM 037

18/01/43

20/01/43

03/02/43

03/02/43

C 042

07/02/43

07/02/43

14/02/43

14/02/43

A 3

19/02/43

19/02/43

17/02/43

26/02/43

OW 004/1

05/03/43

05/03/43

09/03/43

09/03/43

PA 028

16/03/43

16/03/43

04/04/43

04/04/43

PB 034

10/04/43

10/04/43

14/04/43

14/04/43

BM 049

18/04/43

18/04/43

26/03/43

26/04/43

AP 026

unknown

unknown

23/05/43

23/05/43

MC 007

02/06/43

02/06/43

17/07/43

17/07/43

BC 001

20/07/43

20/07/43

26/07/43

26/07/43

CB 001

06/08/43

06/08/43

28/09/43

28/09/43

DKA 002

08/10/43

19/10/43

11/10/43

11/10/43

AKD 002A

15/10/43

19/10/43

08/10/43

20/10/43

DKA 003

27/10/43

27/10/43

31/10/43

31/10/43

AKD 005

10/11/43

19/11/43

06/11/43

18/11/43

DKA 006

26/11/43

28/11/43

01/12/43

02/12/43

AKD 007S

10/12/43

10/12/43

06/03/44

06/03/44

CM 049D

13/03/44

13/03/44

13/03/44

13/03/44

DKA 014

22/03/44

22/03/44

27/03/44

27/03/44

AKD 019

30/03/44

30/03/44

11/03/44

30/03/44

DKA 015

01/04/44

01/04/44

07/05/44

07/05/44

AK 008/2

16/05/44

16/05/44

26/05/44

26/05/44

KD 003

04/06/44

04/06/44

06/06/44

06/06/44

DKA 019

17/06/44

25/06/44

23/09/44

23/09/44

CM 058A

29/09/44

29/09/44

14/12/44

14/12/44

MC 014

22/12/44

22/12/44

24/12/44

24/12/44

MC 014/1

30/12/44

30/12/44

21/01/45

21/01/45

CM 060

28/01/45

28/01/45

29/01/45

29/01/45

CM 060/1

08/02/45

08/02/45

14/02/45

14/02/45

MC 014E

21/02/45

21/02/45

04/03/45

04/03/45

MC 015A

12/03/45

12/03/45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HMS FOWEY

click for ship history

 

 

 

 

 

Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

 

 

 

 

 

30/09/39

30/09/39

BLUE 003

11/10/39

11/10/39

02/12/39

02/12/39

SL 011

18/12/39

18/12/39

27/01/40

27/01/40

OA 080G

30/01/40

31/01/40

10/02/40

10/02/40

OA 089

12/02/40

13/02/40

23/02/40

24/02/40

OA 097

26/02/40

26/02/40

16/02/40

29/02/40

HX 020

04/03/40

04/03/40

05/03/40

05/03/40

OA 104

07/03/40

unknown

11/03/40

11/03/40

OA 108GF

14/03/40

13/03/40

14/03/40

14/03/40

OG 022F

19/03/40

19/03/40

05/04/40

05/04/40

HG 025

15/04/40

15/04/40

20/04/40

20/04/40

OB 133

22/04/40

22/04/40

26/04/40

26/04/40

OG 027

27/04/40

01/05/40

21/04/40

28/04/40

HG 027

01/05/40

unknown

02/06/40

14/06/40

HX 047

17/06/40

17/06/40

17/06/40

17/06/40

OA 169

20/06/40

unknown

09/06/40

20/06/40

HX 049

23/06/40

24/06/40

27/06/40

28/06/40

OG 035

01/07/40

01/07/40

24/06/40

28/06/40

HGZ

01/07/40

04/07/40

15/06/40

01/07/40

SL 036

03/07/40

03/07/40

12/07/40

12/07/40

OA 183

unknown

unknown

01/07/40

17/07/40

SL 038

20/07/40

20/07/40

26/07/40

26/07/40

OA 190

30/07/40

unknown

19/07/40

31/07/40

HX 059

03/08/40

03/08/40

07/08/40

07/08/40

OA 195

unknown

unknown

21/08/40

21/08/40

OA 202

25/08/40

unknown

11/08/40

26/08/40

SL 043

31/08/40

31/08/40

04/09/40

04/09/40

OA 209

08/09/40

unknown

28/08/40

09/09/40

HX 069

12/09/40

12/09/40

19/09/40

19/09/40

OA 217

24/09/40

22/09/40

20/09/40

20/09/40

OG 043

24/09/40

03/10/40

13/09/40

25/09/40

HX 073

26/09/40

28/09/40

10/09/40

26/09/40

SL 047

28/09/40

28/09/40

12/10/40

12/10/40

OA 228

16/10/40

unknown

05/10/40

18/10/40

SC 007

20/10/40

21/10/40

24/12/40

24/12/40

FS 0369

26/12/40

26/12/40

07/01/41

07/01/41

EN 053/1

10/01/41

10/01/41

13/01/41

13/01/41

EN 056/1

17/01/41

17/01/41

04/02/41

04/02/41

EN 067/1

08/02/41

08/02/41

11/02/41

11/02/41

EN 070/1

14/02/41

14/02/41

23/02/41

23/02/41

EN 076/1

26/02/41

26/02/41

01/03/41

01/03/41

EN 079/1

05/03/41

05/03/41

11/03/41

11/03/41

EN 084/1

14/03/41

14/03/41

18/03/41

18/03/41

EN 087/1

22/03/41

22/03/41

19/03/41

19/03/41

EN 088/1

22/03/41

22/03/41

23/03/41

23/03/41

EN 090/1

27/03/41

27/03/41

29/03/41

29/03/41

EN 093/1

01/04/41

01/04/41

29/08/41

29/08/41

OG 073

13/09/41

13/09/41

17/09/41

17/09/41

HG 073

30/09/41

01/10/41

13/10/41

14/10/41

OS 009

01/11/41

05/11/41

24/10/41

24/10/41

OS 009G

01/11/41

01/11/41

01/11/41

01/11/41

SL 091G

08/11/41

08/11/41

08/11/41

08/11/41

SL 091G1

12/11/41

12/11/41

12/11/41

12/11/41

SL 091GF

18/11/41

18/11/41

25/11/41

25/11/41

OG 077

13/12/41

13/12/41

14/12/41

14/12/41

HG 076

16/12/41

30/12/41

31/12/41

31/12/41

HG 077

12/01/42

12/01/42

26/01/42

27/01/42

OG 079

07/02/42

07/02/42

22/02/42

22/02/42

HG 079

06/03/42

06/03/42

22/05/42

22/05/42

OS 029

30/05/42

11/06/42

13/05/42

30/05/42

SL 110

04/06/42

04/06/42

13/06/42

14/06/42

OG 085

25/06/42

25/06/42

20/07/42

20/07/42

OG 087

03/08/42

03/08/42

07/08/42

08/08/42

HG 087

17/08/42

18/08/42

31/08/42

01/09/42

OG 089

14/09/42

14/09/42

19/09/42

19/09/42

HG 089

30/09/42

30/09/42

08/11/42

08/11/42

KMS 003G

22/11/42

26/11/42

21/11/42

24/11/42

MKS 002

03/12/42

03/12/42

24/12/42

24/12/42

KMS 006G

05/01/43

09/01/43

05/01/43

11/01/43

MKS 005

20/01/43

22/01/43

21/05/43

21/05/43

OS 048KM

29/05/43

29/05/43

29/05/43

29/05/43

OS 048

07/06/43

07/06/43

13/06/43

13/06/43

SL 131

24/06/43

24/06/43

24/06/43

24/06/43

SL 131MK

04/07/43

04/07/43

19/07/43

20/07/43

OS 052KM

28/07/43

28/07/43

28/07/43

28/07/43

OS 052

07/08/43

07/08/43

14/08/43

14/08/43

SL 135

26/08/43

27/08/43

27/08/43

27/08/43

SL 135MK

06/09/43

06/09/43

17/09/43

20/09/43

OS 055KM

28/09/43

28/09/43

28/09/43

28/09/43

OS 055

08/10/43

08/10/43

02/11/43

02/11/43

SL 139

16/11/43

14/11/43

14/11/43

03/12/43

UGS 024

06/12/43

12/12/43

01/12/43

09/12/43

MKS 033

13/12/43

13/12/43

05/12/43

21/12/43

UGS 026

31/12/43

30/12/43

05/01/44

05/01/44

GUS 027

16/01/44

04/02/44

25/03/44

25/03/44

GUS 035

06/04/44

22/04/44

10/04/44

10/04/44

MKS 045G

11/04/44

11/04/44

11/04/44

11/04/44

SL 154MK

19/04/44

23/04/44

15/10/44

15/10/44

OS 092KM

25/10/44

25/10/44

25/10/44

25/10/44

KMS 066G

26/10/44

26/10/44

29/10/44

29/10/44

MKS 065G

30/10/44

30/10/44

30/10/44

30/10/44

SL 174MK

07/11/44

07/11/44

13/11/44

13/11/44

OS 095KM

22/11/44

22/11/44

25/11/44

25/11/44

MKS 068G

26/11/44

26/11/44

26/11/44

26/11/44

SL 177MK

05/12/44

05/12/44

18/12/44

18/12/44

OS 099KM

24/12/44

21/12/44

31/12/44

31/12/44

MKS 074G

10/01/45

10/01/45

22/01/45

23/01/45

OS 106KM

25/01/45

25/01/45

21/01/45

25/01/45

MKS 078G

29/01/45

29/01/45

02/02/45

02/02/45

OS 108KM

04/02/45

05/02/45

05/02/45

05/02/45

KMS 082G

09/02/45

09/02/45

14/02/45

14/02/45

MKS 083G

22/02/45

22/02/45

03/03/45

04/03/45

OS 114KM

06/03/45

07/03/45

01/03/45

06/03/45

MKS 086G

07/03/45

09/03/45

10/03/45

10/03/45

KMS 089G

16/03/45

16/03/45

21/03/45

21/03/45

MKS 090G

28/03/45

28/03/45

01/04/45

02/04/45

OS 120KM

05/04/45

07/04/45

01/04/45

05/04/45

MKS 092G

08/04/45

08/04/45

17/04/45

17/04/45

OS 123KM

19/04/45

23/04/45

15/04/45

21/04/45

MKS 095G

23/04/45

23/04/45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HMS MILFORD

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Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

 

 

 

 

 

03/12/39

03/12/39

SL 011F

03/12/39

15/12/39

11/07/40

11/07/40

SL 039F

12/07/40

19/07/40

11/08/40

11/08/40

SL 043

13/08/40

31/08/40

20/01/41

20/01/41

SL 063

24/01/41

09/02/41

10/02/41

10/02/41

SL 065

14/02/41

08/03/41

05/08/41

05/08/41

SL 083

09/08/41

28/08/41

25/08/41

25/08/41

SL 085

28/08/41

17/09/41

06/10/41

06/10/41

ST 005

11/10/41

11/10/41

06/12/42

06/12/42

FTT 004

19/12/42

19/12/42

25/12/42

25/12/42

OT 003S

29/12/42

29/12/42

31/12/42

09/01/43

FTT 006

18/01/43

15/01/43

10/05/43

10/05/43

ST 065

14/05/43

14/05/43

21/05/43

21/05/43

TS 041

27/05/43

27/05/43

04/06/43

04/06/43

ST 068

unknown

unknown

11/06/43

11/06/43

TS 044

17/06/43

17/06/43

18/08/43

18/08/43

ST 074

unknown

unknown

03/09/43

03/09/43

SL 136

14/09/43

14/09/43

14/09/43

14/09/43

SL 136MK

25/09/43

25/09/43

27/10/43

28/10/43

OS 057KM

09/11/43

09/11/43

09/11/43

09/11/43

KMS 031G

10/11/43

10/11/43

13/11/43

13/11/43

MKS 030G

16/11/43

16/11/43

16/11/43

16/11/43

SL 139MK

26/11/43

26/11/43

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HMS ROCHESTER

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Date convoy sailed

Joined convoy as escort

Convoy No.

Left convoy

Date convoy arrived

 

 

 

 

 

10/12/39

10/12/39

SL 012

26/12/39

26/12/39

13/01/40

24/01/40

SL 016F

27/01/40

27/01/40

28/01/40

28/01/40

OA 081

30/01/40

31/01/40

16/01/40

02/02/40

SL 017

04/02/40

04/02/40

07/02/40

07/02/40

OB 087

10/02/40

10/02/40

31/01/40

13/02/40

HX 018

16/02/40

16/02/40

23/02/40

23/02/40

OB 097

26/02/40

27/02/40

16/02/40

29/02/40

HX 020

04/03/40

04/03/40

08/03/40

08/03/40

OB 106

11/03/40

11/03/40

01/03/40

12/03/40

SL 022F

15/03/40

15/03/40

16/03/40

16/03/40

OB 111

19/03/40

20/03/40

06/04/40

06/04/40

OG 025F

07/04/40

12/04/40

02/04/40

08/04/40

HG 025F

11/04/40

11/04/40

14/04/40

14/04/40

OB 129

17/04/40

18/04/40

06/04/40

18/04/40

HX 033

20/04/40

20/04/40

21/04/40

21/04/40

OB 134

25/04/40

26/04/40

02/05/40

02/05/40

OB 140

05/05/40

05/05/40

05/05/40

05/05/40

OG 028

05/05/40

10/05/40

29/04/40

06/05/40

HG 028

09/05/40

09/05/40

18/05/40

18/05/40

OB 150

20/05/40

20/05/40

21/05/40

21/05/40

OB 152

23/05/40

24/05/40

12/05/40

24/05/40

HX 042

27/05/40

28/05/40

28/05/40

28/05/40

OB 157

31/05/40

31/05/40

20/05/40

31/05/40

HX 044