Halcyon Class Minesweepers HMS Sphinx
Reports following Sinking
Speedwell Report
Sphinx Report
Boreas Report
Harrier Report
Wreck Details


HMS Sphinx Bomb damage


Reports were gathered from the Senior Officers of the principal ships involved during the attack and subsequent rescue attempts. These are reproduced in the link bar at the side of this page. These reports were considered by the Board of Enquiry whose findings are also shown. Included in these findings is the Confidential Admiralty Fleet Order (CAFO) which was issued as a result of the Enquiry and the lessons learned. Details of the wreck are also included here for completeness.

Awards were subsequently made to three members of the crew. CLICK HERE for details.


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This site was last updated 17 Januar 2012