Halcyon Class Minesweepers HMS Leda 1939
 
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HMS Leda March 1939 - Halcyon Class Minesweeper
HMS Leda
(www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk)

Date of Arrival

Place

Date of Departure

Orders, Remarks etc

21.1.39

Harwich

22.1.39

On patrol

24.1.39

Harwich

25.1.39

On patrol

27.1.39

Harwich

31.1.39

On patrol

31.1.39

Lowestoft

9.2.39

On patrol

11.2.39

Grimsby

16.2.39

On patrol

18.2.39

North Shields (Tyne)

24.2.39

On patrol

25.2.39

Esbjerg

1.3.39

Consul at Esbjerg reports barrage balloon has been found locally. You should endeavour to recover it and also any instruments that may be found attached to cables which are important.

4.3.39

Sheerness

4.3.39

On patrol

5.3.39

Lowestoft

13.3.39

 

14.3.39

Invergordon

21.3.39

 

24.3.39

Portsmouth

2.5.39

18/4 Taken in hand for repairs, completes 29/4. At 24 hours notice.

1/5 Sailed from Portsmouth for Iceland patrol via Harwich It is expected that Pelican will relieve LEDA on 23/6 at the Faroe Islands

3.5.39

Harwich

5.5.39

 

7.5.39

Invergordon

8.5.39

 

10.5.39

Faroe Islands

12.5.39

 

14.5.39

Reykjavik Iceland

17.5.39

 

18.5.39

Patrix Fiord Iceland

18.5.39

 

18.5.39

Dyra Fjord Iceland

21.5.39

 

21.5.39

Reykjavik Iceland

30.5.39

On patrol

31.5.39

Reykjavik Iceland

2.6.39

On patrol

3.6.39

Isafjord Iceland

6.6.39

On patrol

7.6.39

Siglufjord Iceland

8.6.39

On patrol

9.6.39

Akureyri Iceland

15.6.39

On patrol

16.6.39

Nordfjord Iceland

19.6.39

On patrol

20.6.39

Faeroe Islands

22.6.39

On patrol

23.6.39

Lerwick

28.6.39

On patrol

29.6.39

Rosyth

30.6.39

 

1.7.39

Hull

2.7.39

 

3.7.39

Lowestoft

12.7.39

8/7 From C in C Portsmouth: Re C in C Home Fleetís second regional exercise. LEDA is required to be in position 52˚ 42íN, 02˚ 58íE from 1200 13/7 to 2000 14/7 with steam for full speed at 10 minutes notice. Continuous w/t watch is to be kept on 408 kc/s throughout this period

15.7.39

Portsmouth

23.8.39

19/7 Taken in hand for docking etc, completes 5/8 approx. At 24 hours notice.

24.8.39

Plymouth

24.8.39

 

25.8.39

Gibraltar

22.10.39

17/10 LEDA is to be sailed for Portsmouth with the next convoy

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Portsmouth

6.11.39

 

8.11.39

Humber

?

 

10.11.39

Harwich

17.11.39

 

17.11.39

Harwich

21.11.39

18/11 From C in C Nore: LEDA is to remain at Harwich keeping steam at short notice

23.11.39

Harwich

27.11.39

27/11 From C in C Portsmouth: LEDA takes over escort of Tribune from Saladin off North Goodwin 0800 28/11 and then proceeds to Humber

28/11 From C in C Nore: After escorting Tribune to Tyne LEDA is to sail for Dover passing through Downs 30/11

29.11.39

Blyth

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30.11.39

Dover

29.12.39

3/12 From V A Dover: Propose taking LEDA in hand for boiler cleaning 4/12, completes 9/12

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