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Honour - SCANDINAVIAN CONVOYS 1917


Date - 17-October and 12-December
Type - Fleet or Squadron Actions
Conflict - World War 1; 1914-18

 
Description These two actions took place in the North Sea when British convoys to Scandinavia were attacked by German ships.

The first action took place at 60 06' N 1 06 E when a convoy escorted by HMS Mary Rose and Partridge were attacked and sunk by two German ships (each mounting 1 x 8" gun).

The second action took place at 59 48' N 3 53' E about 120 miles from Stavanger when a convoy escorted by HMS Pellew and Strongbow were attacked and sunk by four German destroyers.

 

 
 
HM Ships
Mary Rose  Partridge  Pellew  Strongbow   
         
 
This page last edited - 19 September, 2012.

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