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  Wikinfo | HMS Afridi (F07)
The second HMS Afridi (pennant number L07, later F07) was a Tribal-class destroyer of the Royal Navy laid down by the High Walker Yard of Vickers Armstrong at Newcastle-on-Tyne on 9 June 1936, launched on 8 June 1937 by Lady Foster and commissioned on 3 May 1938.
Afridi served with 4th Destroyer Flotilla of the Mediterranean Fleet, and participated in sea campaigns off Norway.
HMS Afridi, commanded by Captain Philip Vian, RN, was attacked by enemy German Ju-87 Stuka dive bombers as she evacuated troops from Namsos, and sank in the Norwegian Sea north-west of Namsos in Norway on 3 May 1940 with the loss of 100 men, including rescued troops and survivors from the sunken French destroyer Bison.
www.internet-encyclopedia.org /wiki.php?title=HMS_Afridi_(F07)   (255 words)

  
 Hms Afridi (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The first ''Afridi'' was a Tribal-class destroyer laid down by Sir W. Armstrong, Whitworth and Company at Newcastle -on-Tyne in 1905, launched on 8 May 1907 and completed on 10 September 1909.
The second ''Afridi'' (L07/F07), launched in 1937, was a destroyer of another Tribal class.
She was sunk by German air attack on 3 May 1940 during the evacuation of British forces from Namsos in Norway.
www.seattleluxury.com.cob-web.org:8888 /encyclopedia/entry/HMS_Afridi   (183 words)

  
 Paxman History Pages - Paxman and the Royal Navy
HMS Prince of Wales lost in action in December 1941.
The only one of her type built, HMS Bristol was commissioned in 1973 and withdrawn from service in 1991.
HMS Invincible was 'mothballed' in 2005, pending the construction of two new carriers for the Navy.
www.nelmes.fsnet.co.uk /paxman/paxmanRN.htm   (2609 words)

  
 HMS Afridi
Afridi like all other Royal Navy vessels in these waters, had broad, red, white and blue bands painted on \'B\' gun-mounting so that Spanish Republican and Nationalist aircraft could identify the neutral British.
Afridi sailed for Alexandria, Egypt for a short stay then left to rejoin the 4th Destroyer Flotilla (4th D. F.) in Malta.
Since Afridi was the common target for two aircraft coming in from each side, evasive manoeuvres were not possible.
www.hmscavalier.org.uk /F07   (427 words)

  
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} The second '''''HMS Afridi''''' (L-07/F-07) was a Tribal class destroyer (1936) Tribal-class destroyer of the Royal Navy laid down by the High Walker Yard of Vickers Armstrong at Newcastle-on-Tyne on 9 June 1936, launched on 8 June 1937 by Lady Foster and commissioned on 3 May 1938.
See HMS Afridi HMS ''Afridi'' for other ships of this name.
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 HMS Cairo, HMS Nubian, HMS Auckland
Page 4 of Admiralty report, H.M.S. Nubian No. 5/16 of 23 April 1940, confirms that my grandfather and his crew were taken aboard this Flotilla Class Destroyer during the course of the evening, Sunday 21 April 1940 and returned to Scapa Flow on Tuesday, 23 April 1940.
Commissioned with a Portsmouth crew on the 19th November 1938, Auckland worked up at Portland and sailed for her first assignment on 4th January 1939, arriving at Simonstown on the 17th February and cruised on the eastern coast of southern Africa during that summer.
On the 8th April 1941 Auckland arrived at Alexandria and transferred to the Mediterranean Fleet being based at Alexandria and covering convoys and operations along the Libyan coast until sunk by air attack off Tobruk on the 24th June 1941.
www.royal-naval-reserve.co.uk /cairo-and-nubian.htm   (1204 words)

  
 Philip Vian - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Early in 1940 he was moved again, this time to command of the 4th destroyer flotilla, the famous Tribal class destroyers.
The leader's ship at the time was Afridi but as she was due for a refit he swapped ships to take over Cossack.
Vian, in HMS Afridi, led a small British convoy into Namsos in April 1940 to land British troops as a part of a pincer movement to seize the City of Trondheim in Norway.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Philip_Vian   (548 words)

  
 HMCS HAIDA - Reference Section
At the outbreak of World War I, all twelve were on station with the Dover Patrol and saw action in the Channel and the North Sea.
While in action against the Germans between 26 - 29th October 1916, HMS ZULU and HMS NUBIAN both suffered damage, one on the bow and the other to the stern.
The resultant ship was re-commissioned as HMS Zubian although no such African tribe of this name existed.
hmcshaida.ca /27trib.html   (980 words)

  
 HMS Afridi (F07) Encyclopedia Article @ ChannelsAndNetworks.com (Channels and Networks)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
HMS Afridi (F07) Encyclopedia Article @ ChannelsAndNetworks.com (Channels and Networks)
Afridi served with 4th Destroyer Flotilla of the
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 Hms Afridi (f07) (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The second ''HMS Afridi'' (L-07/F-07) was a Tribal-class destroyer of the Royal Navy laid down by the High Walker Yard of Vickers Armstrong at Newcastle-on-Tyne on 9 June 1936, launched on 8 June 1937 by Lady Foster and commissioned on 3 May 1938.
See HMS ''Afridi'' for other ships of this name.
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