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  NE Diary 1939-45; Warships Launched or Completed by N.E. Shipyards 1939-41
'HMS Gladiolus' corvette (925t) - On 1st July 1940 the 'Gladiolus' forced 'U 26' to the surface and was, in company with another ship and a Sunderland flying boat, instrumental in forcing the U boat's crew to scuttle their vessel.
The 'Eridge' was able to repay her debt to 'HMS Aldenham' (the ship that towed her to Alexandria) which was damaged after she ran aground, spares were taken from 'Eridge' (now classed as a hulk) to repair the 'Aldenham'.
'HMS Pakenham' destroyer (1,540t) - Took part in the action that captured the 'U 559' on 30th October 1942 (see the entry for that date in the diary) - After being damaged during battle with Italian destroyers, she was finally sunk by enemy aircraft off Sicily on 16th April 1943.
www.bpears.org.uk /NE-Diary/Bck/Warships1.html   (2130 words)

  
  Horatio Kitchener
Field Marshal Lord Horatio Herbert Kitchener (born June 24, 1850; died June 5, 1916), better known as Kitchener of Khartoum, was a British soldier.
He was made Earl Kitchener of Khartoum for his successes.
On June 5, 1916, his vessel, the cruiser HMS Hampshire, struck a mine and sank west of the Orkney Islands.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ho/Horatio_Kitchener.html   (339 words)

  
 Gordon of Khartoum
HMS Captain was an experimental warship and the subject of great controversy in the Royal Navy.
She had both sails and an engine and was the first British Warship to have rotating iron gun turrets (6 guns) on the centreline of the hull and twin screws for propulsion.
HMS Captain is still the only Royal Navy warship to have been lost due to unseaworthiness.
roderickcraig.ourfamily.com /gordon/pafn04.htm   (1344 words)

  
 HMS Kandahar
Khartoum and Shoreham were hit by shells from the Torricelli.
HMS Neptune and HMS Kandahar sank while HMS Aurora was badly and HMS Penelope was lightly damaged.
HMS Penelope was repaired at Malta but was bombed on 26 March 1942 while still under repair.
www.hmscavalier.org.uk /F28   (179 words)

  
 HMS Hampshire
The wreck of HMS Hampshire is today in 70 metres of water around 1 to 1/2 miles off Marwick Head.
The Kitchener memorial is the nearest land point to the sinking of the HMS Hampshire.
This tower was raised by the people of Orkney in memory of Field Marshal Earl Kitchener of Khartoum on that corner of his country, which he had served so faithfully, nearest to the place where he died on duty.
homepage.ntlworld.com /janestorey/MARWICK.htm   (128 words)

  
 HMS Kelly
HMS Kelly is shown at Malta with HMS Warspite and naval art print of HMS Kelly on convoy duties intercepting a U-boat.
HMS Kelly was bombed by German Aircraft of Crete and sunk, 23rd May 1941.
HMS Kelly by Ivan Berryman The destroyer HMS Kelly passes close to the old carrier HMS Eagle as she escorts a convoy in the Mediterranean early in 1941.
www.naval-art.com /hms_kelly.htm   (575 words)

  
 HMS Kelly naval art prints
HMS Kelly is shown at Malta with HMS Warspite and naval art print of HMS Kelly on convoy duties intercepting a U-boat.
HMS Kelly was bombed by German Aircraft of Crete and sunk, 23rd May 1941.
HMS Kelly by Ivan Berryman The destroyer HMS Kelly passes close to the old carrier HMS Eagle as she escorts a convoy in the Mediterranean early in 1941.
www.navalprints.com /hms_kelly.htm   (592 words)

  
 Arthur K Wilson VC Information Sheet
In 1870, while at HMS Excellent, he became a member of the committee appointed to inquire into the capacity of the Whitehead Torpedo.
When the Arabs began to charge at the detachment, Wilson engaged in hand to hand combat to defend the Brigade’s gun, even when he was wounded himself, until some army regiments were able to come to their assistance.
In 1893, he was appointed to HMS Sans Pareil and witnessed the collision of HMSs Camperdown and Victoria, which led to the sinking of the Camperdown with severe loss of life, including Admiral Sir George Tryon.
www.royalnavalmuseum.org /info_sheets_arthur_wilson.htm   (1039 words)

  
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H.M.S. Note difference in bridge structure to her ‘Hero’ class sisters.
HMS “Kempenfelt” by this time had transferred to the Royal Canadian Navy.
HMS “Faulknor,” Yarrow, 1935 and HMS “Exmouth,” Portsmouth Dockyard, 1935 sunk on the 21st of January 1940 by U-22 when off Moray Firth.
www.merchantnavyofficers.com /royalnavy5.html   (1307 words)

  
 HMS Kelly, Royal Navy Destroyer
HMS Kelly (F.01) was built by Hawthorn Leslie and launched on the 25th October 1938.
The destroyer HMS Kelly passes close to the old carrier HMS Eagle as she escorts a convoy in the Mediterranean early in 1941.
The destroyer HMS Kelly passes close to the battleship HMS Royal Sovereign as she escorts a convoy in the Mediterranean near Malta.
www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk /hms_kelly.htm   (1767 words)

  
 Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener Summary
He was created Baron Kitchener, of Khartoum and of Aspall in the County of Suffolk, on 18 November 1898 as a victory title commemorating his successes, and began a programme restoring good governance to the Sudan.
He ordered the mosques of Khartoum rebuilt and instituted reforms which recognised Friday - the Muslim holy day - as the official day of rest, and guaranteed freedom of religion to all citizens of the Sudan.
He was created Earl Kitchener, of Khartoum and of Broome in the County of Kent, on 29 June 1914.
www.bookrags.com /Herbert_Kitchener,_1st_Earl_Kitchener   (3257 words)

  
 Convoy HN 8 - warsailors.com
HMS Inglefield, Icarus, Khartoum, Kimberley and Kelvin departed Clyde at 17:45 on Jan. 15 in order to rendezvous with HMS Aurora and intercept the German merchant Trautenfels, which had been reported disabled off the Norwegian coast in 64 40N 09 40E.
Soon after daylight, Kimberley reported that the whole plating in the tiller flat was opening up at deck level, and that there was danger of the tiller flat being flooded, and she was consequently detached to Scapa Flow for temporary repairs of the collision damages.
The remaining ships, Inglefield, Khartoum and Icarus, proceeded in a northeasterly course during the night at a speed increased to 20 knots, as the weather had moderated by then.
www.warsailors.com /convoys/hn8.html   (932 words)

  
 First World War.com - Encyclopedia - Scapa Flow
A tactical victory for Germany (which sunk more shipping) the British claimed the longer term success, since Kaiser Wilhelm II, shocked at the risk he had run of a German naval defeat with its inevitable disastrous consequences, thereafter barred his fleet from again engaging the British in fleet action.
A matter of days after the action at Jutland, in June 1916 Lord Kitchener, the war minister and hero of Khartoum, visited Scapa Flow en route to Russia on a diplomatic mission.
With the armistice in November 1918 74 ships of the German Navy were instructed to proceed to Scapa Flow to surrender to the British.
www.firstworldwar.com /atoz/scapaflow.htm   (591 words)

  
 uboat.net - Allied Warships - Destroyer HMS Kingston of the K class
The battleships HMS Nelson (Capt. G.J.A. Miles, RN with Admiral Forbes aboard) HMS Rodney (Capt. F.H.G. Dalrymple-Hamilton, RN) and the heavy cruiser HMS Devonshire (Capt. J.M. Mansfield, DSC, RN) escorted by the destroyers HMS Faulknor (Capt. C.S. Daniel, RN), HMS Fame (Cdr.
The light cruisers HMS Southampton (Capt. F.W.H. Jeans, CVO, RN), HMS Edinburgh (Capt. F.C. Bradley, RN) and HMS Aurora (Capt. G.B. Middleton, RN) escorted by the destroyers HMS Afridi (Capt. G.H. Creswell, DSC, RN), HMS Gurkha (Cdr.
On northern patrol, south of the Faroers were the light cruisers HMS Caledon (Capt. C.P. Clark, RN), HMS Cardiff (Capt. P.K. Enright, RN) and HMS Colombo (Capt. R.J.R. Scott, RN).
www.uboat.net /allies/warships/ship/4461.html   (808 words)

  
 Who decided what the Army should do?
In turn, once the politicians had made their decisions, it was the duty of the CIGS to turn them into military orders and communicate them to the commander in chief of the army in the field.
On 27 January 1916, the responsibilities of the CIGS were strengthened; he was made "responsible for issuing the orders of the Government in regard to military operations".
Lord Kitchener died as a result of drowning, having been on board HMS Hampshire when it was sunk in May 1916.
www.1914-1918.net /governance.htm   (697 words)

  
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All crewmembers abandoned ship in lifeboats and were picked up a few hours later by HMS Sandwich and taken to Liverpool.
Khartoum suffers a hit from a 10 cm shell which splinters the air vessel of a torpedo, and as the resulting fire could not be contained, the ship is beached on Perim Island in the Red Sea at 12 38N 43 24E.
About 35 minutes into the fight one of the destroyers scored a direct hit on the sub's conning tower, disabling the steering and wounding the commander, Lt-Commander Pelosi.
www.seawaves.com /newsletters/TDIH/june/22Jun.txt   (2219 words)

  
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HMS Janus - She appears in an Australian War Memorial photo (available on-line, search engine is at http://www.awm.gov.au/database/photo.asp) in Alexandria in a 2-colour unofficial camouflage in Alexandria (undated), and in 'Mediterranean Maelstrom' in a 2 colour geometric scheme (captioned December 43).
HMS Kandahar - A French publication called 'Royal Navy 1939-41' has a shot of her in a dark hull/light upperworks scheme (captioned 19 June 40) and 'Warship World' Summer 91 edition shows her in a 3-colour unofficial camouflage worn by many of the 'K' class (captioned 2 May 41).
HMS Kimberley - Numerous photos exist, many from a series held by the Imperial War Museum showing her in a 2-colour unofficial scheme, and some in an overall medium or dark grey scheme in 1940.
smmlonline.com /archives/VOL0553.txt   (2494 words)

  
 Egyptian Campaign
The Battle of Abu Klea 1885, battle of Kirbeckan 1885., battle of the Nile 1884 - 1885 and Suakin in 1885, other major events of the Egyptian Campaign were the death of General Gordon at Khartoum, and the Charge of the 21st lancers at Omdurman.
The battle of Hafir 1896 Battle of Atbara 1898 and the Battle of Khartoum 1898.
The Battle of Abuklea by Wollen At the moment the Mahdists broke into the corner of the square against the Heavy Camel Regiment.
www.war-art.com /inkerman.htm   (1073 words)

  
 Death - Horatio Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener
At Scapa Flow, Kitchener embarked aboard the armoured cruiser HMS Hampshire (1903) for his diplomatic mission to Russia.
On June 5 1916, while en route to the Russian port of Arkhangelsk, HMS Hampshire struck a mine during a Force 9 gale and sank west of the Orkney Islands.
It was used to aid casualties of the war, both practically and financially, following the wars end, the fund was used to enable university educations for soldiers, ex-soldiers and their sons, a function it continues to perform today.
mywebpage.netscape.com /Aberdonia4407/horatio-kitchener-1st-earl-kitchener-death.html   (188 words)

  
 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Beatty gained recognition in the recapture of the Sudan (1897-1899), where he was selected as second in command by Lord Kitchener for his Khartoum expedition.
He was promoted to commander during the expedition, in 1898 at the early age of 27 over the heads of many senior officers.
Unable to hide his disappointment at the result of the battle, he repeated in a weary voice, 'There is something wrong with our ships,' then opening his eyes he added, 'And something wrong with our system.' Having thus unburdened himself he fell asleep.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=David_Beatty,_1st_Earl_Beatty   (1303 words)

  
 Paradox Interactive Forums - View Single Post - The Defence of Crown Imperial
Most of the decoy vessels have entered Portsmouth except HMS Raja, which is barely seaworthy and having trouble reaching Portsmouth, though it is expected that she will arrive in the harbour tomorrow.
On the 8th October 1914, there was a radio communiqué from HMS Khartoum, that smoke columns that were most likely from German ships were spotted on the horizon, and so henceforth the Grand and Reserve Home Fleets were dispatched.
One tense day later, and after increasingly terse and frantic radio communiqués from HMS Khartoum, the ships and vessels of the combined Home Fleets reached the HMS Khartoum.
www.europa-universalis.com /forum/showpost.php?p=2288816&postcount=16   (452 words)

  
 Roll of Honour - Ships - HMS Aboukir
H.M.S. Aboukir was a Cressy Class cruiser of the Royal Navy.
HMS Aboukir, along with HMS Cressy and HMS Hogue, were all torpedoed by the German U-boat U9 on 22nd September 1914.
The image above is the front of the card to his GG Uncle William Meehan and the image to the left is the reverse of the card.
www.roll-of-honour.com /Ships/HMSAboukir.html   (154 words)

  
 Comando Supremo: Events of 1940
June 16 - British submarine HMS Grampus is sunk by Italian destroyers.
June 23 - British destroyer HMS Khartoum is sunk off Eritrea by Italian smg.
December 18 - British submarine HMS Triton is sunk in the Adriatic by Italian torpedo boats.
www.comandosupremo.com /1940.html   (2555 words)

  
 WW2Ships.com: J Class Destroyers - Feature Article
Due to shortages, HMS Ulysses was fitted with a four barrelled pom-pom and HMS Urchin had two additional twin 20 mm anti aircraft guns, both fitted in place of the twin 40 mm anti aircraft gun.
The one known surviving variant, HMS Cavalier, was significantly modified during her service post-war, including the replacement of one gun with the Seacat missile system, although she is still very similar to the vessel that was built during the second world war.
HMS Cavalier is the only world war two vintage destroyer in the UK, and can be found at the Chatham historic dockyard.
www.ww2ships.com /britain/gb-dd-001-f.shtml   (4327 words)

  
 Kitchener of Khartoum, architect of disaster at Gallipoli
There was a 'mystic union' between him and the British people after he won the battle of Omdurman in 1898 and was seen to have avenged the killing of Charles Gordon.
Commissioned in the Royal Engineers, in 1886 Kitchener was appointed governor of the British Red Sea territories and subsequently became commander in chief of the Egyptian army in 1892.
He was killed by drowning in 1916 when HMS Hampshire was sunk by a German mine while taking him to Russia.
www.diggerhistory2.info /graveyards/pages/leaders/kitchener.htm   (1203 words)

  
 uboat.net - Allied Warships - Destroyer HMS Khartoum of the K class
Toricelli was sunk at 0624 local time by RN destroyers HMS Kingston, HMS Kandahar and Khartoum as well as the sloop HMS Shoreham.
The Italian submarine Torricelli was forced to the surface and sunk off Perim in gun-battle by the British destroyers HMS Kandahar (Cdr.
D.T. Dowler, RN) and the British sloop HMS Shoreham (Lt.Cdr.
www.uboat.net /allies/warships/ship/4459.html   (249 words)

  
 Jumna
HMS Serapis is in the background of this picture of HMS Dreadnought
There was a pleasant sequel to the voyage, for at the first regimental dinner after their return the Commanding Officer of the 10th Hussars presented to the officers' mess a picture of H.M.S. Jumna, as a memento of all they owed to the ship and its company.
Some of the Union and Castle ships were chartered as transports for the campaign, and of these the 3,000-ton Arab of 1879 became headquarters ship at Suakim; a function which was to become common enough in the Second World War, but which was unusual in these early days.
www.barnardf.demon.co.uk /pictures/jumna.htm   (810 words)

  
 Laserlight: Full Thrust> Islamic Fed Ships v3
HMs have an endurance factor of 1 to 5 (depending on type), similar to the combat endurance factor of fighters.
Any HM may expend one endurance point to make a secondary move of 6mu (3 in vector)--typically this is done to get more range, or to move so that the "closest target" is the one the player wants his HM to attack.
After the attacks have been resolved, any HMs that have exhausted their endurance factors and are out of attack range of any viable targets are removed from play.
mysite.verizon.net /laserlight/ft/if.htm   (1710 words)

  
 Convoy ON 8 (U.K.-Norway 1940) - warsailors.com
HMS Duncan was set to collect stragglers of the convoy, rejoining with the last straggler at 24:00.
HMS Icarus joined the escort early on Jan. 18(?), and at daylight the convoy was formed on a broad front.
HMS Isis (S.O.), HMS Duncan (until Jan. 17), HMS Impulsive (absent while aiding Duncan), HMS Icarus, HMS Imperial, S/M Narwhal (astern of destroyers on starboard bow).
www.warsailors.com /convoys/on8norw.html   (437 words)

  
 The British Occupation of Komundo 1885-1887
The reason for his involvement, and also the presence of the Ambassador, his staff, a bugler and piper from the Black Watch regiment and members of the Korean media, was that the graves in the cemetery belonged to ten British servicemen who had died whilst on the island.
One headstone was a memorial to two sailors from HMS Albatross, who were killed in March 1886 when their gun exploded, and a wooden cross marked the resting place of a sailor from HMS Albion who had died in 1903.
On the same day he telegraphed the Admiralty to report that three of his ships, HMS "Agamemnon", HMS "Pegasus", and HMS "Firebrand" would leave Nagasaki immediately to occupy the harbour, but would not raise their flag unless they came into contact with Russian warships or were given further orders from the Admiralty.
www.geocities.com /juliancoy/komundo.htm   (13320 words)

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