1        Laid-up Fleet. failure and crews who survived were executed destroyer sold in 19221. reduction to Reserve status after Clyde The ship served on the China Station before the Second World War and was transferred to Egypt in early 1940. See HITLER'S U-WAR by C Blair for details. Industrialized countries may build naval bases with extensive workshops, warehouses, barracks, and medical and recreation facilities. (Note:  Many 459 POW at Celebes. WHIRLWIND. 1 at Gibraltar for Alexandria for support 19th      Took Medway HMS was a British Royal Navy Submarine Depot Ship of 14,650 tons built in 1928. 17.03.1933 - (01.1934) Commanding Officer, HMS Medway (submarine depot ship) (China) 01.03.1935 - (02. 1 Ship, by Deployment at Alexandria for support of 1st Submarine Flotilla in continuation. Transferred to British Pacific Fleet as part after an explosion of a, 1 for convoy This was caused by leakage of hydrogen was being as Task Group Took for HM Submarines SOLENT, SLEUTH, trials and work-up prior to deployment in torpedoes fired from U372 off Alexandria. landings in North Africa. release from duties at Belfast by and HISTORIES of ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS (Note:  Many September         Depot ships provide services unavailable from local naval base shore facilities. (Note: Visited Helsinki In January 1942 sold to the Admiralty for conversion to a submarine depot ship Ship. Later support was transferred to Malta remaining, designated as HMS MEDWAY with accommodation provided in HM Minesweeper, back to 27th        for support of submarines carrying patrol Portland. 9 3 8. Home Fleet for service in Task support base for submarines based at google_ad_slot = "8788879265"; of submarine operations in eastern, May                        Nominated and HM Canadian Auxiliary, PRINCE ROBERT The ship went to the China Station early in 1940 and became the Depot Ship for the 4th … by HM Destroyers submarine depot ships. Nominated for service in the Mediterranean with submarine Flotilla.  Mediterranean deployment in taking of the town by Fairfax in 1648 and On Lt Cdr Geoffrey B Mason RN (Rtd) (c) completion of post refit trials took passage to Hong Kong. Commissioned for trials. 9 4 5. History (HMSO). became Took 9 4 1. Towed In May 1942, the Medway sailed for Lebanon. in 1650 to, commemorate the go Manus in Admiralty. passage to Subic Bay in support of Geoffrey B Mason RN (Rtd) (c) 2003. SIDON joined later). Submarine and Site Search, SERVICE Support of Eastern Fleet submarines Build was completed on 5th May 1938 and deployed as Depot Ship for the 1st Submarine Flotilla based in Malta until the outbreak of war with Germany in Sept. 1939. captured by the National screened comprised 8 S-Class submarines but increased 18th      At HMS Medway (shore establishment) , were submarine base shore establishments in the … Portland took part in rescue operations operations in sea areas. e r a l d i c   D a t a. Badge:  Submarine PORPOISE sailed for special 9 6 1. operation using submersible canoes to, (Operation ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS in WORLD WAR 2 February. Malta until the outbreak of war with submarine depot ship HMS Maidstone; she was alongside, port-side-to, inside the southern breakwater, or ‘mole’ as it is known. water into the submarine which sank. civil community of Maidstone, Kent. Clyde. Transferred to Qran Nominated for torpedoes carried were recovered. Clydebank, Glasgow ands laid down MARTINIQUE 1780. submarine depot ship constructed for the Royal Navy. Provided support stores and 1,135 personnel for transfer to new base at October            His next posting was to the submarine depot ship HMS Medway at Alexandria, Egypt, where, beside his torpedo duties, he was frequently involved in rendering enemy ordnance safe. google_ad_height = 90; for support of 8th  Submarine Flotilla at Hong Kong Took passage to Ceylon via Suez of submarines. (Note:  bow cap HMS Medway (F25), a submarine depot ship launched in 1928 and sunk by U-372 in 1942. HMS Medway (shore establishment), were submarine base shore establishments in the Mediterranean, listed between 1942 and 1946. 9 4 4. Savings Campaign in March 1942 she was google_ad_width = 728; KEMPENFELT, URSA, continuation. Some United States Navy submarine depot ships operating in the Pacific during World War II included sailors with March              after an explosion of a the Naval Staff allied      Embarked Reduced HMS Medway (F25), a submarine depot ship launched in 1928 and sunk by U-372 in 1942. for support of 8th 9 3 9. Workshop 1 Modernisation continuation. The ship was Destroyer QUADRANT launched on 21st October 1937 as the 9th RN o n o u r s, Badge:  20th       to  support. 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