Hms Hecla 1940

Photo and information supplied by Glenn Palmer (see message board below). HMS Tyne (like Hecla) After this Boadicea joined the squadron based on HMS Orlando and went to Greenock, on the Clyde to escort convoys to the mid-Atlantic dispersal line and to rendezvous with convoys for escort to. Anschließend wurde es im Clyde Seetests unterzogen. Stem structure of HMS MARNE was blown off but the ship remained afloat. Media in category "Ships built in 1940" The following 20 files are in this category, out of 20 total. Was aboard HMS Revenge at the Battle of Jutland. HMS Abdiel was the ex-Ithuriel and could carry 70 mines. The ship was called after an Icelandic volcano. Among his achievements, he is generally regarded a founder of the Royal Norwegian Air Force. Commanding Officer, HM MTB 22 (motor torpedo boat) & as Senior Officer, 4th MTB Flotilla [HMS Vernon (torpedo school and experimental establishment, Portsmouth), from 01. Like many other bomb vessels, she was named for a volcano, in this case Hekla in Iceland. The men who were there when HMS Hecla was torpedoed and sank off the north African coast on the 11 - 12 November 1942 formed the "HMS Hecla, HMS Marne and HMS Venomous Association" which organised a reunion at Stratford on Avon on the fiftieth anniversary of its loss in 1992. Sir Frederick Rebbeck Chairman 1930-41 1944-62; Sir Charles Palmour Chairman 1941-1944; John S Ballie Chairman 1962-1965. HMS Solebay, HMS Malcolm, HMS Victorious, HMS Mohawk, HMS Woodlark, HMS Hecla, HMS Enterprise, HMS Fawn, NP 1008, and HMS Gleaner. The British Naval North Polar Expedition under William Parry left London on 25 March 1827 aboard the HMS Hecla in an attempt to reach the North Pole. He was Stocker 1st Class. His ship, HMS Hecla, was torpedoed five times in one night and was rescued by HMS Venomous off the North African coast on Armistice Day 1942. (JOD/122) Request this item Diary of James Harrison, HMS RAINBOW (commanded by Sir John Franklin), 1830-1833. Hecla had a two-shaft compound engine providing 2400 iHP and giving her a best speed of 13 knots. No other ships are listed, including those which are only mentioned in the archives or shipping in 1971 sections. Charles Davis Lucas, a 20-year-old mate on the HMS Hecla in the Royal Navy, hurls a Russian shell, its fuse still burning, from the deck of his ship on June 21, 1854 during the Crimean War. HMS Aurora was a Leander-class frigate of the Royal Navy. HMS Hecla and HMS Vindictive with the escort ships HMS Venomous and HMS Marne, were part of a convoy as part of Operation Torch west of Gibraltar. 5''H, FYI: Seven ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Hecla, after the volcano Hekla in Iceland. 1942 WW II British Navy Ship HMS Hecla Memorabilia, based at Hvalfjord Iceland, Torpedoed near Morocco, hallmarked on center piece, measures 6. Category x F T R S; HMS Glory R62 profile and plan: 1576 x 790: HMS Gloucester (Light Cruiser) (1910) 2439 x 1161: HMS Gloucester [Light Cruiser] (1910) 2413 x 1159. HMCS Bittersweet May 1943 MC-2115. イギリス海軍の艦名(HMS Hecla). Added on September 2, 2015. British apprentice artificer trained at HMS Fisgard, Chatham, Devonport and Torpoint, GB, 1937-1941; ordnance artificer served aboard HMS Gambia in GB coastal waters and Indian Ocean, 1941-1943; served aboard HMS Cubitt in Atlantic, North Sea and during Normandy landings, 1944-1945. lst in iobie located at /src/main/resources/gazeteers/other. Sjöfarten runt Lappvik hamn har en lång historia. William Lashly (1867-1940) was a Royal Navy seaman who was a member of both of Robert Falcon Scott's Antarctic expeditions. The poor chap bottom right does not look happy! HMS Havant was sunk in 1940. net; “On November 12th, during the Allied landings in North Africa, HMS Hecla was torpedoed just after midnight by U-515 and sunk west of. The fifth Hecla was a Destroyer Depot Ship launched in March 1940 and sunk off Casablanca on 12 November 1942 by U-515; The sixth Hecla was a repair ship launched in 1944 and transferred to the United States Navy as USS Xanthus. Recommissioned Nov 1922 for North America and West Indies Station. This is a thumbnail version of the chart Portsmouth Harbour. Buried at RN Cemetery, Portland. Érico foi banido da Noruega e navegou para a Islândia com o seu pai Thorvald, que tinha sido exilado por homicídio culposo, [5] estabelecendo-se na ilha e reconstituindo a sua vida com sua família até que em 980, por razões desconhecidas, matou outro homem e foi banido. Following concern over Italian activity in Abyssinia work began on an emergency landing ground to operate in concert with the racecourse, on 3 Sep 1934. Certificates of service of Richard F Phillimore, with comments on conduct, 5 Feb 1880 - 15 Jan 1894 Description: HMS Duke of Wellington, Dec 1879 - Feb 1880. S-487-B-16. SUNNERS - Leading Signalman James - HMS King George V. HMS Hecla, destroyer depot ship, at Iceland (1941) and Simonstown (1942), South Africa www. The British explorer William Parry, with ships HMS Hecla and HMS Griper, traveled from England to Lancaster Sound and the North American Arctic, reaching as far as Melville Island and a record 113°46'W before turning back due to ice. Logbook, journal and diaries of John Casement in HMS REVENGE, HMS IMPERIEUSE, HMS ICARUS, HMS BOSCAWEN and HMS HIGHFLYER (JOD/121) Diary of Mid J B Edmundson HMS REPULSE, HMS ARROW and HMS NELSON, 1940-1941. Arctic - Arctic - The Northwest Passage: The search for the Northwest Passage may be said to have begun with the European discovery of America, for the voyages of Jacques Cartier and his successors to the St. To Goodings, Newbury 04. These pdfs are typically scans of an entire page or double page from a document. 26) HMS Prometheus: punishment book listing 'blacklisted' men and some details of corporal punishments 1844-47 (2006. This is a list of support ships of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom. Media in category "Ships built in 1940" The following 20 files are in this category, out of 20 total. HMS Hecla was the lead ship of the Hecla class, an oceangoing survey ship type in the Royal Navy. Edward A Symes, naval Paymaster Captain: MS ledger covering receipts and payments throughout his career and HMS Odin, HMS Fitzroy, HMS Cairo, HMS Coventry, HMS Resolution, HMS Norfolk, HMS St Vincent and HMS Hecla 1917-42 (2006. Originally, a torpedo depot ship and played important role in developing British torpedo forces). I enter this site as a newcomer & inexperienced on PC. Desc: HMS Erebus was a Hecla-class bomb vessel constructed by the Royal Navy in Pembroke dockyard, Wales, in 1826. HMS HECLA (November 11, 1942) Royal Navy depot ship of 10,850 tons, the fifth of seven ships to bear this name, was taking part in the Allied landings in North Africa, when it was torpedoed and sunk just after midnight by a German U-boat, the U-515. En terwijl hij op 12 november 1942 een torpedovrachtschip HMS Hecla tot zinken had gebracht en de torpedojager Marne beschadigde, werd de U-515 door dieptebommen van de Britse torpedojager HMS Venomous bestookt, doch Henke kon ongedeerd zonder noemenswaardige schade ontsnappen. My Grandfather John MILNE , born 1874, Aberchirder,Banffshire, Service No. Online Kentucky Death Indexes, Death Certificates and Vital Records Indexes. Anschließend wurde es vom Zerstörer-Versorgungsschiff HMS Hecla nach Barrow-in-Furness geschleppt, um dort im Cavendish Dock durch Vickers Armstrong, die Werft, die die Mehrzahl der britischen U-Boote baute, vollständig repariert zu werden. 11/12/42 02:06 U-515 sinks Destroyer Depot Ship HMS Hecla (10,850 tons) west of Gibraltar operations in the North Sea and on the coasts of Norway in 1940 she. The first serviceman to earn the honour was Charles Davis Lucas serving on HMS Hecla who courageously picked up a live shell that had landed on the deck and threw it overboard. The Voice of the Military Community. Faulkner, Royal Navy. One such expedition was that of the HMS Griper and HMS Hecla, led by William Edward Parry. HMS Otus and HMS Orpheus alongside depot ship Lucia, at Colombo, 13th March 1940. Lucas is born in Druminargal House, Poyntzpass, County Armagh, on February 19. HMS Hecla on the Clyde after commissioning in March 1941 Note the three ship's cranes Courtesy of Simon Skelhorne. HMS TYNE was a Hecla-class Destroyer Depot Ship laid down on 15 July 1938 by Scotts Shipbuilding of Greenock and launched on February 28th 1940. William Lashly (1867–1940) was a Royal Navy seaman who was a member of both of Robert Falcon Scott's Antarctic expeditions. The description on its description page there is shown below. The British Naval North Polar Expedition under William Parry left London on 25 March 1827 aboard the HMS Hecla in an attempt to reach the North Pole. With all this talk of the Victoria Cross and with TTN's post in mind, it is interesting to note that the first VC, gazetted in 1857, was awarded to Rear Admiral Charles Davis Lucas, the then Mate of HMS Hecla, who picked up a Russian shell from the deck and hurled it overboard during the bombardment of the coastal fortress at Bomarsund. Wignall was 32 years old, and a Private the 2nd Battalion, The King`s Royal Rifle Corps of the British Army during the First World War when the following deed took place for which he was awarded the VC. Members who served with HMS Hecla. Royal Navy - HMS Hecla. Hjalmar Riiser-Larsen (7 June 1890 - 3 June 1965) was a Norwegian aviation pioneer, military officer, polar explorer and businessman. Distinguished Service Cross. Booking form now published under 'REUNIONS' tag or in the Gazette or direct from Isle of Wight Tours. El destructor nodriza HMS Hecla también fue dañado por una de las minas del Doggerbank, muriendo 24 de sus tripulantes. Sa quille est posée le 23 octobre 1939 au chantier naval Vickers-Armstrong à Newcastle-upon-Tyne, en Angleterre. United States from 1940 to 1944. On 15 May 1942, HMS HECLA (F 20) struck a mine laid by German minelayer DOGGERBANK off Capetown. Another story relating to HMS Hecla relates to one of the earliest act of bravery to win a Victoria Cross. Vol 15 No 1 - June 2010 HMS Venomous - A Hard Fought Ship A new book by Robert J Moore and John A Rodgaard 'The summer of 1940 was long, hot, and earth shattering. Desc: HMS Erebus was a Hecla-class bomb vessel constructed by the Royal Navy in Pembroke dockyard, Wales, in 1826. Facebook gives people the power to share and. La última víctima fue el transporte Soudan que se fue a pique, pero salvándose sus 87 tripulantes. 80) Mr Tipping, midshipman: illustrated journal of service on HMS Victory and HMS Euryalus 1861-64 (2006. Sir Frederick Rebbeck Chairman 1930-41 1944-62; Sir Charles Palmour Chairman 1941-1944; John S Ballie Chairman 1962-1965. #Dunkirk75 6th Fleet 1940 aircraft carrier anti piracy Arleigh Burke class attack submarine BAE Systems Battle of the Atlantic BEF British Expeditionary Force China Chinese Navy Cold War Combined Maritime Forces counter piracy cruiser destroyer documentary Dunkirk F-35 Lightning II F-35B First World War Fleet Air Arm fleet submarine French Navy. HMS Inconstant, Aug 1880 - Jan 1882. Another story relating to HMS Hecla relates to one of the earliest act of bravery to win a Victoria Cross. 1865 – 1940 م) هو مستكشف [لغات أخرى] ، وطبيب أمريكي، ولد في كاليكون، شارك في البعثة البلجيكية للقارة القطبية الجنوبية، توفي في نيو روتشيلي، نيويورك، عن عمر يناهز 75 عاماً. Edward A Symes, naval Paymaster Captain: MS ledger covering receipts and payments throughout his career and HMS Odin, HMS Fitzroy, HMS Cairo, HMS Coventry, HMS Resolution, HMS Norfolk, HMS St Vincent and HMS Hecla 1917-42 (2006. Beechey se ocupó de producir varias obras de teatro, siendo presentada la primera, «Miss in her teens», el 5 de noviembre. Appointed Personal Secretary to The Commander in Chief, Portsmouth Command 23rd March 1908, appointed HMS Hecla 10th May 1910, HMS Topaze 1st May 1912, HMS Dido 29th August 1913, Attentive II 1st January 1914, HMS Hecla 11th May 1914, Dolphin 11th May 1917, and appointed to the Royal Naval College Osborne, Isle of Wight 15th January 1920. On October 19, 1940 Worsley was on a routine patrol during an air raid over Portsmouth harbour, when at 13. HMS Halcyon, Mine Damage, 27 September 1940 HMS Hambledon, Mine Damage, 7 October 1940 HMS Hecla, Mine Damage, 15 May 1942, and Torpedo Damage, 11-12 November 1942 HMS Holderness, Mine Damage, 5 December 1943 HMS Hostile, Mine Damage, 23 August 1940 HMS Hussar, Mine Damage, 20 November 1939 HMS Jersey, Mine Damage, 11 October 1940. Naval Postcards Click on the highlighted code number to view the postcard image where available. The following awards and decorations to officers and men of HMSAS Bever were bestowed by King George VI. Faulkner, Royal Navy. The badge is a diamond shape with a gold rope twist border representing an auxiliary. Hecla est le nom d'un volcan islandais qui, d'après le folklore, serait l'entrée du purgatoire. The ship was called after an Icelandic volcano. In 1918, he served in HMS Wallington and HMS Leander. Bekijk meer ideeën over Scheepsschilderijen, Oude boten en Piratenschepen. On May 15th, convoy WS-18 arrived in South Africa from the U. HMS Hecla was a Depot ship at Buncrana September 1917 to December 1918 she was the Depot Ship for the 2nd Destroyer Flotilla and Auxilliary Patrol, prior to that Depot ship based at Chatham to the 7th Submarine flotilla. You do not have sufficient rights to see this chart in full resolution [7666x11570 pixels]. Hood Crew List Updated 07-Mar-2010. Members who served with HMS Hecla. Alternative Name(s) Skerryvore; North Channel; Protesilaus (Stern Section)(Possibly) Canmore ID 102540. During this time he served aboard some quite interesting ships showing the development of naval ships from the sailing ships of the Victorian Navy to the aircraft carrier at the end of the First World War. The CO of HMS Venomous describes the Dunkirk Evacuation, 5/1940-6/1940. George Male, sick berth attendant on HMS HECLA when it was torpedoed on 11 November 1942. (JOD/122) Request this item Diary of James Harrison, HMS RAINBOW (commanded by Sir John Franklin), 1830-1833. Royal Navy fleet submarine HMS Conqueror (S48) returning to Faslane, 4 July 1982, flying the traditional 'Jolly Roger' to decorated with the silhouette of a cruiser to signify her successful attack on the Argentine cruiser ARA General Belgrano during the Falklands War. Buried at RN Cemetery, Portland. Classification Steamship (20th Century). She was launched in 1943 and was commissioned in 1944. Law, RN) struck a mine laid by Doggerbank off Capetown. Category x F T R S; HMS Magnificent (Battleship) (1895) 1831 x 789: HMS Meynell L82 (Destroyer Escort ) 1141 x 655: HMS Meynell L82 (Destroyer) (1942) 1138 x 659. She served at the Bombardment of Algiers. holywellhousepublishing. You do not have sufficient rights to see this chart in full resolution [7666x11570 pixels]. HMCS Bittersweet May 1943 MC-2115. Recommissioned Nov 1922 for North America and West Indies Station. HMS Venomous (ex-Venom), was a Modified W-class destroyer of the British Royal Navy that saw service in the Russian Civil War and World War II. Construction was suspended in 1945 but work was resumed in 1952 she was launched on 16 February 1953. I enter this site as a newcomer & inexperienced on PC. To Goodings, Newbury 04. HMS Otus and HMS Orpheus alongside depot ship Lucia, at Colombo, 13th March 1940. torpedo vessels. of Rosedale, La Gibauderie, St Peter Port, Guernsey, back in Devonport after enduring HMS Orion Association secretary and three months of continuous gales newsletter editor for many years. HMS Erebus Hecla-class bomb vessel. ヘクラ (臼砲艦・初代):1797年進水。10門艦。 ヘクラ (臼砲艦・2代):ヘクラ級臼砲艦. 26) HMS Prometheus: punishment book listing 'blacklisted' men and some details of corporal punishments 1844-47 (2006. 5 inch, and five 4 inch guns, and quadruple 2 pdr pom-pom and 19 20 mm Oerlikons. The explosion hit amidships, put the steering gear out of action and caused a big leak. I assume this means that VICTORY II was a training depot up to 1915 after which it was called HMS CRYSTAL PALACE. Our main duties are to preserve Government records and to set standards in information management and re-use. On May 15th, convoy WS-18 arrived in South Africa from the U. News; Search; Campaigns; Reunions; Forum; Roll Of Honour; Members Online; Forces War Records. Join Facebook to connect with Sheila May Smith and others you may know. Anschließend wurde es vom Zerstörer-Versorgungsschiff HMS Hecla nach Barrow-in-Furness geschleppt, um dort im Cavendish Dock durch Vickers Armstrong, die Werft, die die Mehrzahl der britischen U-Boote baute, vollständig repariert zu werden. Died 27 March 1913, aged 25. McBeath RN was born in the Transvaal, South Africa, in 1907, and joined the Royal Navy at Simonstown as a fourteen year old boy sailor in 1921. One such expedition was that of the HMS Griper and HMS Hecla, led by William Edward Parry. Originally, a torpedo depot ship and played important role in developing British torpedo forces). This is a list of support ships of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom. From the satellite data, it seems that it would have been similar in 1979 (see Figure 8). HMS A1 HMS A10 HMS A11 HMS A12 HMS A13 HMS A3 HMS A6 HMS A8 HMS A9 HMS Abdiel HMS Abelia (K184) HMS Aboukir HMS Ace (P414) HMS Achates HMS Achilles HMS Active HMS Activity HMS Adamant HMS Aeneas (P427) HMS Aetna (1803) HMS Africa HMS Afridi HMS Agamemnon HMS Agincourt HMS Ajax HMS Alacrity HMS Albermarle HMS Albion HMS Amazon HMS Ambuscade HMS. Lost, cause unknown (possibly mined), Gulf of Taranto December 1940. 2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. On the 10 May 1940, the day that German forces swept into the low countries and on into northern France, 748 ill-equipped Marines had landed at Rekjavik to take control of Iceland for fear that Germany would seize this vital staging post on the Atlantic. In January 1940 Frobisher started an extensive refit. HMS Hecla was a 2nd class steam powered sloop launched on 14 January 1839, she was armed with 6 guns had a wooden hull and a displacement of 1096 tons, she was sold in 1863. For this action, he becomes the first recipient of the Victoria Cross in 1857. HMS Hecla under tow during WWII (It is unknown if this was connected to the above incident) Imperial War Museums FL 22892 A history of the Colony class light cruiser HMS Gambia The 1941 to 1943 commission HMS HECLA See more. It was transferred to Goodings, Newbury in 1940 becoming an accounting base until 1945 when it was transferred to Portsmouth. Preparation and surveying. Property Value; dbo:wikiPageDisambiguates dbr:Blood_vessel; dbr:Bowl_(vessel); dbr:Drinking_vessel; dbr:Edy_Vessel; dbr:Lymph_vessel; dbr:Marine_vessel; dbr:Pressure. The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest military decoration awarded for valour and devotion to duty "in the face of the enemy" to members of the armed forces, regardless of rank, of various Commonwealth countries, and previous British Empire territories. HMS Erebus Hecla-class bomb vessel. Among his achievements, he is generally regarded a founder of the Royal Norwegian Air Force. Medway at Singapore, they often operated in a detached mode covering the China Station such as Hong Kong and even to the point of patrolling the Siberian Coast. Contents[show] Construction and commissioning Venom, the second Royal Navy ship of the name, was ordered in January 1918 as part of the 10th Order of. Photo and information supplied by Glenn Palmer (see message board below). This is a list of support ships of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom. Sa quille est posée le 23 octobre 1939 au chantier naval Vickers-Armstrong à Newcastle-upon-Tyne, en Angleterre. Royal Navy fleet submarine HMS Conqueror (S48) returning to Faslane, 4 July 1982, flying the traditional 'Jolly Roger' to decorated with the silhouette of a cruiser to signify her successful attack on the Argentine cruiser ARA General Belgrano during the Falklands War. 15 hours on 12th November 1942 the German submarine U-515 fired a spread of four torpedoes at the British destroyer tender HMS Hecla which was misidentified as a Birmingham class light cruiser and hit her in the engine room. She was one of the Ceylon sub class (the second group of three ships built in 1939) of the Crown Colony class cruisers, and built by Vickers Armstrong at… 📐 📓 📒 📝. S-487-B-16. Contents[show] Construction and commissioning Venom, the second Royal Navy ship of the name, was ordered in January 1918 as part of the 10th Order of. (This is a mandatory criterion. Is there a crew list of HMS hecla during world war 2? I don't know of a list of crew members of Hecla, but there is a list of those killed in action. The wreck is popular with sport divers. Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. I deeply appreciate the opportunities I have had to work with the fleet, and particularly want to recognize the men of Adroit, Avenger, Fearless, Iowa, Leader, Tripoli, mobile sea barge Wimbrown 7 , HM-14, HMS Brecon, HMS Hecla, BMS h i r e , HrMs Zierikzee, Mine Squadron 2, the many EOD detachments, and the successive staffs of the Persian. HMS Swiftsure was a Minotaur-class light cruiser of the Royal Navy. The HMS Hecla was misidentified as a Birmingham-class cruiser and hit her in the engine room. I enter this site as a newcomer & inexperienced on PC. "Liberty ship" was the name given to the EC2 type ship designed for "Emergency" construction by the United States Maritime Commission in World War II. The fifth Hecla was a Destroyer Depot Ship launched in March 1940 and sunk off Casablanca on 12 November 1942 by U-515; The sixth Hecla was a repair ship launched in 1944 and transferred to the United States Navy as USS Xanthus. Posts about HMS Conqueror written by navalmatters. Buried at RN Cemetery, Portland. Aerial photographic training was taking place at HMS Peregrine before the start of the second world war and continued after the RAF took control on 30th September 1940. Complete your family history by finding web sites with online information so that you can answer the question: Who Do You Think You Are?. The Victoria Cross (VC) is a naval and military decoration awarded for valour "in the face of the enemy" to members of armed forces of some Commonwealth countries and previous British Empire territories. Many commercial vessels were taken up from trade during both wars to act as depot ships. On a black field, four red flames. HMS Hecla was named after an active volcano in Iceland and was the seventh ship to bear this name. List of support ships of the Royal Navy. HMS Erebus Hecla-class bomb vessel. 6RX engines were installed on board HMS King George V, HMS Edinburgh, and HMS Renown, in 1938, for driving generators. HMS Swiftsure was a Minotaur-class light cruiser of the Royal Navy. 1916 Sub-Lieutenant To HMS Excellent – “Stone Frigate” on Whale Island near Portsmouth 1916 Sub-Lieutenant To HMS Pelican 1917 Acting Lieutenant To HMS Hecla (Civilian Depot Ship) 07/06/1917 Lieutenant To HMS Vanquisher (new Destroyer) as First Lieutenant 1918 Lieutenant To HMS Wallington (2nd Class Cruiser) and HMS Leander (Depot Ship). Left the Clyde with the cruiser HMS Frobisher, destroyer HMS Tetcott, and the Dutch destroyer HNLMS Van Galen escorting the depot ship HMS Hecla and convoy WS18 to the East Indies April 24, 1942 Refuelled destroyer. Son of Henry and Dorothy Jane Metheun; husband of Rosina Maud Metheun, of Plymouth. Anschließend wurde es vom Zerstörer-Versorgungsschiff HMS Hecla nach Barrow-in-Furness geschleppt, um dort im Cavendish Dock durch Vickers Armstrong, die Werft, die die Mehrzahl der britischen U-Boote baute, vollständig repariert zu werden. ヘクラ山; Hecla. Welcome to Forces Reunited the place where you can find information and friends from HMS Hecla. Royal Navy - HMS Niger. ATLANTIC 1940-43 - DUNKIRK HMS HECLA sank soon afterwards with the loss of 279 lives. Cunard Line / The British and North American Royal Mail Steam-Packet Company / Cunard Steamship Company, Limited. The Channel Islands Great War Study Group is researching all aspects of the war in relation to the Channel Islands and their people. Son of William James West and Melinda West. Lawrence and John Cabot and the brothers Gaspar and Miguel Corte-Real to Newfoundland and Labrador were all undertaken with the aim of finding the passage. He was relieved from duty Nov 1946 as physically unfit for service , He was 5ft 6in , brown hair , blue eyes. HMS Maidstone (1937) HMS Forth (1938) Tyne-class destroyer depot ships HMS Tyne (1940) HMS Hecla (1940) HMS Adamant (1940) - submarine depot ship; HMS Vindictive (1940) - ex-training cruiser, destroyer depot ship; Unicorn (1943) - fleet aircraft maintenance carrier; HMS Adventure (1944) - ex-minelayer, landing craft repair ship. Hecla was a new destroyer depot ship built 1940 and sent to Hvalfiord, Iceland, in 1941. After service in Iceland, she was on her way around the Cape in order to join the Eastern Fleet in May 1942 captained by Edward Francis Bold Law. 5''H, FYI: Seven ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Hecla, after the volcano Hekla in Iceland. HMS HECLA was torpedoed off the coast of North Africa 75 years ago in November but some of the 500 men rescued by HMS VENOMOUS are still alive. She was sold in 1926. Submarine HMS Sidon sank after a torpedo explosion in the forward torpedo compartment while in Portland harbour, killing 13. • West, William James, Ordinary Seaman D/JX 254920. She was one of the Ceylon sub class (the second group of three ships built in 1939) of the Crown Colony class cruisers, and built by Vickers Armstrong at… 📐 📓 📒 📝. HMS Vernon was a shore establishment or 'stone frigate' of the Royal Navy in latter years. The HMS Hecla, HMS Marne and HMS Venomous Association were unsuccessful in their efforts to to trace his family and invite them to their fiftieth anniversary dinner on the 11 November 1992 but his memory was foremost in the minds of many of those present. Our thoughts and condolences are with Margaret and his. Herbert Lee's Ships. With all this talk of the Victoria Cross and with TTN's post in mind, it is interesting to note that the first VC, gazetted in 1857, was awarded to Rear Admiral Charles Davis Lucas, the then Mate of HMS Hecla, who picked up a Russian shell from the deck and hurled it overboard during the bombardment of the coastal fortress at Bomarsund. Find link is a tool written by Edward Betts. Marine Corps from Cape Breton (Since it came to be well known in recent years just how progressive our Indian Tribes were in both North and South America and the prominent civilization they enjoyed prior to the white man "discovering" them, I have been ashamed of our religious leaders and teachers. devon war memorials ww2: name: memorial: date: rank: number: regiment: additional info: morgan: he: axmouth: 17/01/1942: able seaman: d/jx155500: rn hms matabele. HMS Hecla (A133), mis en service en 1964, premier de la classe qui porte son nom de navires océanographiques de la Royal Navy est aussi le septième à porter ce nom dans la Marine royale. The fifth Hecla was a Destroyer Depot Ship launched in March 1940 and sunk off Casablanca on 12 November 1942 by U-515; The sixth Hecla was a repair ship launched in 1944 and transferred to the United States Navy as USS Xanthus. Henry Larsen (explorer). There are currently no active ships. His first ship was the HMS Royal Arthur, which he served on from 21st March 1940 until 25th April 1940. On 9/3/1916 he. Just better. 80) Mr Tipping, midshipman: illustrated journal of service on HMS Victory and HMS Euryalus 1861-64 (2006. HMS Herald (1918) was a 24-class minesweeping sloop launched as HMS Merry Hampton in 1918, renamed in 1923 and converted to a survey ship. Appointed Personal Secretary to The Commander in Chief, Portsmouth Command 23rd March 1908, appointed HMS Hecla 10th May 1910, HMS Topaze 1st May 1912, HMS Dido 29th August 1913, Attentive II 1st January 1914, HMS Hecla 11th May 1914, Dolphin 11th May 1917, and appointed to the Royal Naval College Osborne, Isle of Wight 15th January 1920. Media in category "Aerial photographs of naval ships of the United Kingdom" HMS FIJI, 28 August 1940 FL13125. The fifth Hecla was a Destroyer Depot Ship launched in March 1940 and sunk off Casablanca on 12 November 1942 by U-515; The sixth Hecla was a repair ship launched in 1944 and transferred to the United States Navy as USS Xanthus. The destroyer depot ship HMS Hecla was launched on Clydebank in March 1940. His vivid description of that night written within days of his rescue and the extraordinary ink wash drawings of Hecla sinking, now in the Imperial War Museum, London, will keep the memory of its loss. In 1938 Rudolf Samoylovich was arrested and then executed, most likely some time in 1940. Alternative Name(s) Skerryvore; North Channel; Protesilaus (Stern Section)(Possibly) Canmore ID 102540. In 1943 the Royal Naval School of Photography moved from Tipner (HMS Excellent) to Felpham near Bognor Regis and the RAF handed Ford back to the Navy on 31 July 1945. Accessibility Menu. ADAMANT with some of her submarines at Fremantle c. Category x F T R S; HMS Magnificent (Battleship) (1895) 1831 x 789: HMS Meynell L82 (Destroyer Escort ) 1141 x 655: HMS Meynell L82 (Destroyer) (1942) 1138 x 659. Bekijk meer ideeën over Scheepsschilderijen, Oude boten en Piratenschepen. Handmade using bronze taken from a captured Crimean War cannon, the simple cross design bears the inscription 'For Valour'. Arctic - Arctic - The Northwest Passage: The search for the Northwest Passage may be said to have begun with the European discovery of America, for the voyages of Jacques Cartier and his successors to the St. Join Facebook to connect with Sheila May Smith and others you may know. HMS Hecla was torpedoed by U-515 commanded by German U-boat ace, Werner Henke. Belgica was a barque-rigged steamship that was built in 1884 by Christian Brinch Jørgensen at Svelvik, Norway as the whaler Patria. You do not have sufficient rights to see this chart in full resolution [7666x11570 pixels]. HMS Hecla under tow during WWII (It is unknown if this was connected to the above incident) Imperial War Museums FL 22892 A history of the Colony class light cruiser HMS Gambia The 1941 to 1943 commission HMS HECLA See more. Beechey se ocupó de producir varias obras de teatro, siendo presentada la primera, «Miss in her teens», el 5 de noviembre. Many commercial vessels were taken up from trade during both wars to act as depot ships. Frederick Albert Cook (Condado de Sullivan, 10 de junho de 1865 - New Rochelle, 5 de agosto de 1940) foi um explorador polar norte-americano e psiquiatra, [1] conhecido por sua pretensão de ter chegado ao Polo Norte em 21 de abril de 1908. HMS Albrighton was a Type III Hunt-class destroyer built for the British Royal Navy. The fourth Hecla was a torpedo boat carrier/depot ship purchased in 1878 modernised in 1912 and sold in 1926. Stephen Harry Tolson Arliss, DSO, RN) was torpedoed just after midnight by U-515 and sunk west of Gibraltar in position. Sheila May Smith is on Facebook. holywellhousepublishing. HMS Raleigh 1873 - 1905 HMS Corunna 1947-1967 HMS Hermes 1953. The ship was rearmed with five 7. Seven ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Hecla, after the volcano Hekla in Iceland. HMS Hecla (1878) was a torpedo boat carrier/depot ship. HMS Solebay, HMS Malcolm, HMS Victorious, HMS Mohawk, HMS Woodlark, HMS Hecla, HMS Enterprise, HMS Fawn, NP 1008, and HMS Gleaner. HMS Tyne (like Hecla) After this Boadicea joined the squadron based on HMS Orlando and went to Greenock, on the Clyde to escort convoys to the mid-Atlantic dispersal line and to rendezvous with convoys for escort to. Is there a crew list of HMS hecla during world war 2? I don't know of a list of crew members of Hecla, but there is a list of those killed in action. HMS Dido (37) 1939, was the name ship of her class of light cruisers for the Royal Navy. Nov 1922-Oct 1925 - HMS Curlew (above, no enlargement), light cruiser of the "Ceres" class and close sister to "Cassandra" (launched 1917, 4,190 tons, 5-6in guns, sunk by German air attack, Norway in May 1940). She was commissioned as H. On October 19, 1940 Worsley was on a routine patrol during an air raid over Portsmouth harbour, when at 13. HMS Hecla, later vintage depot ship (Navy Photos, click photographs for enlargements) if any ads offend, please contact me ss MONTCALM belonging to the Canadian Pacific Steamship Ltd Passenger Liner requisitioned on 28th August 1939 for use as an Armed Merchant Cruiser. He was the husband of Sarah Saunders of Tilbury, ON. This is a file from the Wikimedia Commons. Retiring on the 7th November 1993 as a Warrant Officer 1st Class (Survey Recorder) Founder member and Vice Chairman of the Survey Ships Association. The HMSAS Bever eventually safely reached Mersa Matruh with holes through her funnels, with mast rigging shot away and riddled with splinter holes. holywellhousepublishing. Under Krimkriget 1854 satte engelska örlogsfartygen HMS Hecla och HMS Arrogant kurs in mot den lilla kuststaden Ekenäs. Was employed in the lower reaches of Shatt-al-Arab, which was a delightful life, with plenty of duck and snipe shooting. Sheila May Smith is on Facebook. He had a son , and his Wife was called Winniefred. Go to MaritimeQuest - HMS Hecla Message Board. HMS Hecla under tow during WWII (It is unknown if this was connected to the above incident) Imperial War Museums FL 22892 A history of the Colony class light cruiser HMS Gambia The 1941 to 1943 commission HMS HECLA See more. He was also mentioned in dispatches for 'good services in operations off the Dutch, Belgian and French coasts while serving in HMS Malcolm and as signal officer to Captain D. Just better. In 1944, at the height of activity, up to half a million were based there with the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF). Died 27 March 1913, aged 25. Ernest Wood's vessel was a depot ship which served with the Fourth Destroyer Flotilla at Scapa Flow from 1914-16 then supported the Second Destroyer Flotilla from Belfast in 1917 and 1918. イギリス海軍の艦名(HMS Hecla). 1940, at Portsmouth (Commercial Chambers) late 1945. Go to MaritimeQuest - HMS Hecla Message Board. One such expedition was that of the HMS Griper and HMS Hecla, led by William Edward Parry. Son of Ernest and Mary Elizabeth Taylor. HMS Hecla Gulf. HMS TYNE was a Hecla-class Destroyer Depot Ship laid down on 15 July 1938 by Scotts Shipbuilding of Greenock and launched on February 28th 1940. Desc: HMS Erebus was a Hecla-class bomb vessel constructed by the Royal Navy in Pembroke dockyard, Wales, in 1826. Today in Naval History - Naval / Maritime Events in History 4 April 1809 - Launch of HMS Aid, a Royal Navy transport ship, at Kings Lynn. and Phoebe S Yalland. Harland and Wolff of Belfast for the Atlantic trade, in 1878, but was subsequently purchased and adapted by the Government as a twin-screw torpedo depot ship - i. On 21 June 1854, Mate Charles Lucas RN was serving aboard HMS Hecla which was one of three ships bombarding the Russian fort of Bomarsund in the Aland Islands in what is now Finland. HMS HECLA (November 11, 1942) Royal Navy depot ship of 10,850 tons, the fifth of seven ships to bear this name, was taking part in the Allied landings in North Africa, when it was torpedoed and sunk just after midnight by a German U-boat, the U-515. HMS Warspite Battleship 1913-1946 HMS Howe 1940-1958 HMS Dido 1896-1926 HMS Launceston Castle: Searching for Shipmates HMS Hyderabad Q-Ship HMS Repulse 1892-1911 HMS Ramillies 1916-1948 HMS Broadwater & HMS Highlander HMS Ashanti HMS Queen Elizabeth 1913-1948 Rothesay Class Frigates. Sir Frederick Rebbeck Chairman 1930-41 1944-62; Sir Charles Palmour Chairman 1941-1944; John S Ballie Chairman 1962-1965. With all this talk of the Victoria Cross and with TTN's post in mind, it is interesting to note that the first VC, gazetted in 1857, was awarded to Rear Admiral Charles Davis Lucas, the then Mate of HMS Hecla, who picked up a Russian shell from the deck and hurled it overboard during the bombardment of the coastal fortress at Bomarsund. Mr Tipping, midshipman: illustrated journal of service on HMS Victory and HMS Euryalus 1861-64 (2006. 直到1940年9月13日,他都被拘留於巴特那當地一所簡陋醫院。1941年,被關在普拉達的假釋營中。 1941年,被關在普拉達的假釋營中。 1941年9月到1946年11月,被關在 薩塔拉 的假釋營中。. He would later marry one of my fathers' many sisters. British seaman served aboard HMS Fame in GB coastal waters, 1940-1941, served aboard HMS Hecla in Atlantic 1941-1942 including sinking, 11/11/1942; served on shore duties in GB, 1943-1944; served aboard HMS Shah in Far East, 1944-1945. The fifth Hecla was a Destroyer Depot Ship launched in March 1940 and sunk off Casablanca on 12 November 1942 by U-515; The sixth Hecla was a repair ship launched in 1944 and transferred to the United States Navy as USS Xanthus. Centenary of the Battle of Tamaai in which Naval Brigades from HMS Hecla, Euryalus, Briton, Sphinx, Dryad, Carysfort & Royal Maries took part 13th March 1984. On 16 April 1942 the German minelayer Doggerbank laid 80 EMC mines in 5 sections off Cape Agulhas. Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. Herbert Lee's Ships. HMS Hecla under tow during WWII (It is unknown if this was connected to the above incident) Imperial War Museums FL 22892 A history of the Colony class light cruiser HMS Gambia The 1941 to 1943 commission HMS HECLA See more. They were part of a new ship's company, very few if any had served with Donald Macintyre, the renowned "U-Boat Killer" (and first wartime CO of HMS Venomous ) who commanded HMS Walker from March 1941 to February 1942. Ernest Wood’s vessel was a depot ship which served with the Fourth Destroyer Flotilla at Scapa Flow from 1914-16 then supported the Second Destroyer Flotilla from Belfast in 1917 and 1918. But even during peace, in the interwar years, Venomous had no less interesting of a career. Is there a crew list of HMS hecla during world war 2? I don't know of a list of crew members of Hecla, but there is a list of those killed in action. Son of Rufus and Hannah Yandle; husband of Iris Yandle, of Argoed, Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery. (JOD/122) Request this item Diary of James Harrison, HMS RAINBOW (commanded by Sir John Franklin), 1830-1833. Desc: HMS Erebus was a Hecla-class bomb vessel constructed by the Royal Navy in Pembroke dockyard, Wales, in 1826. HMS Hermes was laid down during WWII as HMS Elephant. torpedo vessels. HMS HECLA (November 11, 1942) Royal Navy depot ship of 10,850 tons, the fifth of seven ships to bear this name, was taking part in the Allied landings in North Africa, when it was torpedoed and sunk just after midnight by a German U-boat, the U-515. HMS Hecla (1940), hävittäjien emäalus HMS Hecla (A133) , Hecla-luokan tutkimusalus Tämä on täsmennyssivu , joka luettelee monimerkityksisen käsitteen eri merkitykset tai useita eri henkilöitä. Among his achievements, he is generally regarded a founder of the Royal Norwegian Air Force. uk HMS Hecla from launch to Havelfjord (1940-1), mining and repair at Simonstown. In World War I, obsolete hulks and cruisers were generally used for maintenance and support. His first ship was the HMS Royal Arthur, which he served on from 21st March 1940 until 25th April 1940. Left the Clyde with the cruiser HMS Frobisher, destroyer HMS Tetcott, and the Dutch destroyer HNLMS Van Galen escorting the depot ship HMS Hecla and convoy WS18 to the East Indies April 24, 1942 Refuelled destroyer. In 1896, she was purchased by Adrien de Gerlache for conversion to a research ship, taking part in the Belgian Antarctic Expedition of 1897–1901, becoming the first ship to overwinter in the Antarctic. Lawrence and John Cabot and the brothers Gaspar and Miguel Corte-Real to Newfoundland and Labrador were all undertaken with the aim of finding the passage. She was torpedoed in 1942 off Africa. HMS Solebay, HMS Malcolm, HMS Victorious, HMS Mohawk, HMS Woodlark, HMS Hecla, HMS Enterprise, HMS Fawn, NP 1008, and HMS Gleaner. He had a son , and his Wife was called Winniefred. Hecla est le nom d'un volcan islandais qui, d'après le folklore, serait l'entrée du purgatoire. Detail of postcard of Stokers on HMS Hecla WWI period. During this time he served aboard some quite interesting ships showing the development of naval ships from the sailing ships of the Victorian Navy to the aircraft carrier at the end of the First World War. uk HMS Hecla from launch to Havelfjord (1940-1), mining and repair at Simonstown. News; Search; Campaigns; Reunions; Forum; Roll Of Honour; Members Online; Forces War Records. Lawrence and John Cabot and the brothers Gaspar and Miguel Corte-Real to Newfoundland and Labrador were all undertaken with the aim of finding the passage. The Victoria Cross is the highest war honour of the British Empire and the Commonwealth of Nations. William Lashly (1867–1940) was a Royal Navy seaman who was a member of both of Robert Falcon Scott's Antarctic expeditions. To avoid a repetition of this, a nearby disused quarry, nicknamed HMS Mirtle (short for Mine Investigation Range), was used for examining mines. Her armament consisted of five 64-pounder muzzle-loading rifled guns, one 5 inch breechloading rifled (BLR) gun, one 40-pounder BLR gun and four fixed torpedo tubes. Ernest Wood's vessel was a depot ship which served with the Fourth Destroyer Flotilla at Scapa Flow from 1914-16 then supported the Second Destroyer Flotilla from Belfast in 1917 and 1918. The Destroyer Depot Ship HMS Hecla: from launch in March 1940 to loss in November 1942. Property Value; dbo:wikiPageDisambiguates dbr:Blood_vessel; dbr:Bowl_(vessel); dbr:Drinking_vessel; dbr:Edy_Vessel; dbr:Lymph_vessel; dbr:Marine_vessel; dbr:Pressure. 1940, at Portsmouth (Commercial Chambers) late 1945. In 1943 the Royal Naval School of Photography moved from Tipner (HMS Excellent) to Felpham near Bognor Regis and the RAF handed Ford back to the Navy on 31 July 1945. HMS Hermes was laid down during WWII as HMS Elephant. Preparation and surveying. HMS Hecla (1878) was a torpedo boat carrier/depot ship. Full text of "The search for the North West Passage" See other formats.