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HMS Speedy 8th April 1939, Portsmouth

HMS Speedy 8th April 1939, Portsmouth


HMS Speedy - Halcyon Class Minesweeper
HMS Speedy

HMS Salamander and HMS Speedy (behind). Portland 7th May 1939
(Maritime Photo Library)

Date of Arrival

Place

Date of Departure

Orders, Remarks etc

7.4.39

Glasgow

4/4 Commissioned with Portsmouth crew for service in 1st MSF
5/4 Acceptance trial 5/4. Hand over at Tail o the Bank
Sails for Portsmouth 7/4

10.4.39

Portsmouth

3.5.39

 

3.5.39

Portland

1.6.39

 

1.6.39

Brixham

2.6.39

In search for HMS Thetis
2/6 From S O 1st MSF Returning to Brixham

3.6.39

Brixham

4.6.39

 

4.6.39

Portland

5.6.39

 

5.6.39

Brixham

8.6.39

 

8.6.39

Dartmouth

13.6.39

 

 
HMS Speedy, Clifton, Bristol (HMS Hazard in background) June 1939
(Photo Source: David West, son of Roy West, ERA)

Sharphooter, Hazard & Speedy at Bristol Docks

HM Ships Sharpshooter (in front), Hazard (behind - alongside dock) and Speedy

Cmd J Peterson, Ly Cmdr J C Richards & Lt Cmdr W T W Curtis at Bristol

14.6.39

Bristol

20.6.39

For Birkenhead
Propose SPEEDY should relieve Seagull at Liverpool for duty in connection with the salvage of HMS Thetis on 21/6

21.6.39

Liverpool

25.7.39

Salamander sails for Liverpool on completion of leave to relieve SPEEDY. SPEEDY will proceed to Portsmouth to give summer leave.

27.7.39

Portsmouth

23.8.39

1/8 Taken in hand for repairs, completes 28/6 approx. At 24 hours notice

25.8.39

Scapa

?

 

2.10.39

Scapa

5.10.39

 

6.10.39

Invergordon

7.10.39

 

7.10.39

Scapa

27.10.39

 

29.10.39

Clyde

3.11.39

 

4.11.39

Scapa

6.11.39

 

7.11.39

Rosyth

11.11.39

 

13.11.39

Clyde

6.3.40

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HMS Speedy 1939 - Halcyon Class Minesweeper
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