Halcyon Class Minesweepers

HMS Gleaner 1945

 
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HMS Gleaner 1945

DATE OF ARRIVAL

LOCATION

DATE OF DEPARTURE

ORDERS, REMARKS ETC

5.1.45

Harwich

15.1.45

 

26.1.45

Harwich

2.2.45

 

10.2.45

Harwich

19.2.45

 

24.2.45

Harwich

?

Intend to take GLEANER in hand Harwich 1/3, completion 6/3

29.2.45

Harwich

9.3.45

 

14.3.45

Harwich

14.3.45

From MS1: GLEANER has been in collision with pilot ship (6 fo0t hole at deck level) GLEANER unseaworthy and has been ordered to remain Small Downs. 

15.3.45

Harwich

21.3.45

 

23.3.45

Chatham

5.4.45

Repairs. She still had problems when she tried to sail, and on 26 April she was ordered to rejoin the flotilla when ready.

?

Nore

7.4.45

 

14.4.45

Harwich

23.4.45

 

27.4.45

Source: ADM 199/153 (Extracts)

7th May 1945

1st MSF Report No. 5 

From: The Commanding Officer, HMS GLEANER
Date: 27th April 1945
To:   The Senior Officer, 1st MSF, HMS Harrier 

0846 27th April 1945. Seagull, Speedwell, GLEANER, Hazard, Halcyon. 

Harrier was 6 cables astern of GLEANER with SA Mk IV and Halcyon was operating explosive sweep. 

Standard hand grenade sweep every two minutes. Mine explosion one minute after explosion of hand grenades. Normal explosion about 150 ft high.

30.4.45

Harwich

17.5.45

 

26.5.45

Harwich

31.5.45

 

5.6.45

Harwich

9.6.45

 

18.6.45

Harwich

24.6.45

 

?

Harwich

6.7.45

 

11.7.45

Harwich

3.8.45

 

14.8.45

Harwich

20.8.45

 

28.8.45

Harwich

2.9.45

 

10.9.45

Harwich

21.9.45

 

25.9.45

Harwich

?

 

2.10.45

Harwich

6.10.45

 

7.10.45

Portsmouth

1.11.45

 

     

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