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HMS Furious

HMS Furious

Furious as originally completed. She had a flying-off deck for aircraft forward.

Furious as originally completed. She had a flying-off deck for aircraft forward.

HMS Intrepid. In the Second World War, Intrepid attacked and sank the German submarine U-45 south-west of Ireland on 14 October 1939 in company with the destroyers Ivanhoe and Inglefield. She participated in the pursuit and destruction of the German battleship Bismarck in May 1941, and in Operation Pedestal, the escorting of a convoy to Malta in August 1942.

HMS Intrepid. In the Second World War, Intrepid attacked and sank the German submarine U-45 south-west of Ireland on 14 October 1939 in company with the destroyers Ivanhoe and Inglefield. She participated in the pursuit and destruction of the German battleship Bismarck in May 1941, and in Operation Pedestal, the escorting of a convoy to Malta in August 1942.

After the United Kingdom entered World War II in September 1939, Vanity was assigned to the 15th Destroyer Flotilla at Rosyth, Scotland, for convoy escort and patrol duties in the North Sea. Later in the month she was selected for conversion into an antiaircraft escort, and underwent conversion from October 1939 to June 1940. In July 1940 she underwent post-conversion acceptance trials, and was accepted for service on 12 August 1940, when her pennant number was changed from D29 to L38.

After the United Kingdom entered World War II in September 1939, Vanity was assigned to the 15th Destroyer Flotilla at Rosyth, Scotland, for convoy escort and patrol duties in the North Sea. Later in the month she was selected for conversion into an antiaircraft escort, and underwent conversion from October 1939 to June 1940. In July 1940 she underwent post-conversion acceptance trials, and was accepted for service on 12 August 1940, when her pennant number was changed from D29 to L38.

HMS Lookout (G32). Honours and awards: Diego Suarez 1942 Malta Convoys 1942 Arctic 1942 North Africa 1942-43 Sicily 1943 Salerno 1943 South France 1944 Mediterranean 1943-45

HMS Lookout (G32). Honours and awards: Diego Suarez 1942 Malta Convoys 1942 Arctic 1942 North Africa 1942-43 Sicily 1943 Salerno 1943 South France 1944 Mediterranean 1943-45

HMS Bermuda, Colony Class cruiser in Admiralty Disruptive

HMS Bermuda WW2

HMS Bermuda, Colony Class cruiser in Admiralty Disruptive

HMS Abercrombie was a Royal Navy Roberts class monitor of the Second World War. She was the second monitor to be named after General Sir Ralph Abercrombie.HMS Abercrombie was built by Vickers Armstrong, Tyne. She was laid down 26 April 1941, launched 31 March 1942 and completed 5 May 1943. She used a 15-inch gun turret originally built as a spare for HMS Furious.

HMS Abercrombie was a Royal Navy Roberts class monitor of the Second World War. She was the second monitor to be named after General Sir Ralph Abercrombie.HMS Abercrombie was built by Vickers Armstrong, Tyne. She was laid down 26 April 1941, launched 31 March 1942 and completed 5 May 1943. She used a 15-inch gun turret originally built as a spare for HMS Furious.

HMS Harvester (H19) 1938, was an H-class destroyer originally ordered by the Brazilian Navy with the name Jurua in the late 1930s, but bought by the Royal Navy after the beginning of World War II in September 1939. Was assigned to the Western Approaches Command for convoy escort duties.Was torpedoed and sunk in March 1943 by a German submarine after having rammed and sunk another submarine the previous day while escorting Convoy HX 228.

HMS Harvester (H19) 1938, was an H-class destroyer originally ordered by the Brazilian Navy with the name Jurua in the late 1930s, but bought by the Royal Navy after the beginning of World War II in September 1939. Was assigned to the Western Approaches Command for convoy escort duties.Was torpedoed and sunk in March 1943 by a German submarine after having rammed and sunk another submarine the previous day while escorting Convoy HX 228.

HMS Hotspur (H01) - HMS hotspur during the war, as modified for escort duties

HMS Hotspur (H01) - HMS hotspur during the war, as modified for escort duties

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