HMS Fleetwood L47 11 May 1943 German U-boat U-528 was sunk in the North Atlantic south-west of Ireland, in position 46°55'N, 14°44'W, by depth charges from a British Handley Page Halifax aircraft (Sqdn. 58/D) and by depth charges from the British sloop HMS Fleetwood (Cdr. W.B. Piggot, OBE, RNR).
HMS Royal George was a 100-gun first-rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, The largest warship in the world at the time of launching, She sank undergoing routine maintenance work whilst anchored off Portsmouth on 29 August 1782 with the loss of more than 800 lives, one of the most serious maritime losses to occur in British waters.
HMS Loch Alvie(K428) a Loch class Frigate built by Barclay, Curle & Co. at Whiteinch, Glasgow. & commissioned 10/8/44on loan service to RCN manned by Canadian crew and operated in in Canadian 9th Escort Group. Served asConvoy Escort in North Atlantic & Arctic. Reverted to RN 06/44 & placed in reserve. 04/50 recommissioned. '54 major refit then sent to Persian Gulf. 11/63 decommissioned in Singapore. 20/09/65 sold to Hong Huat for scrapping.
25 Jul 1940 HMS Boreas (Lt.Cdr. M.W. Tomkinson, RN) and HMS Brilliant (Lt.Cdr. F.C. Brodrick, RN) were damaged by a German air attack in the English Channel. 22 of the crew of Boreas were killed in the attack. Brilliant sustained no casualties. Boreas completed repairs ca. mid-January 1941 and Brilliant completed repairs ca. mid-September 1940. 5 Sep 1942 HMS Brilliant (Lt.Cdr. A.G. Poe, RN) picks up 245 survivors from the British merchant Myrmidon that was torpedoed and sunk.
HMS Tweed, frigate. At 17.11 hours on 7 Jan 1944, HMS Tweed (K 250) (LtCdr R.S. Miller, DSC, RNR) of the 5th Escort Group was hit on the starboard side by a Gnat from U-305 and sank within two minutes southwest of Ireland. Two officers and 81 ratings were lost. The survivors were rescued by HMS Nene (K 270) (Cdr J.D. Birch, RNR).
HMS CAROLINE 1914, is a decommissioned C-class light cruiser of the Royal Navy that saw combat service in the First World War and served as an administrative centre in the Second World War. She was the last remaining British First World War light cruiser in service, and she is the last survivor of the Battle of Jutland still afloat. She is also one of only three surviving Royal Navy warships of the First World War, along with the 1915 Monitor HMS M33 (in Portsmouth dockyard), and the…
HMS Nith(K 215) a River class Frigate built by Henry Robb of Leith & commissioned 16/02/43. Saw service in Normandy, India & Far East during WW II. In '48 she was sold to the Egyptian Navy & renamed Domiat. on 31/1056 during the Suez crisis she was challenged & engaged by the light cruiser HMS Newfoundland. Reduced to a burning hulk she was sunk by destroyer HMS Diana. This engagement marked the last time a warship was sunk by another warship using conventional gun action.
HMS Hurricane (H of the Royal Navy - At hours on 24 Dec 1943 Hurricane was hit by a torpedo. The destroyer served with the Escort Group escorting the combined convoy and supporting the task force of the American escort carrier USS Card.
HMS Stanley (I 73) (British Destroyer) - 19 Dec 1941 the HMS Stanley (I 73) (LtCdr D.B. Shaw, RN, OBE) was hit by two of three torpedoes from U-574, while on station astern of the convoy HG-76 and immediately sank about 330 miles west of Cape Sines, Portugal. The U-boat was sunk 12 minutes after the attack by HMS Stork (L 81), which later picked up the survivors from HMS Stanley (I 73) together with HMS Samphire (K 128).