Escort Group B7 - Close Escort
Sensors
Armament
Commanding Officer
Class
Type
Disp. Tons
Speed Kts.
Radar
HF/DF
ASDIC/ Sonar
Gun
A/S
HMS Duncan (D99)
CDR Peter William Gretton, OBE DSO DSC RN
D
Destroyer
1400
36
271
FH4
Type 144Q
3x4.7"
HH&DC
HMS Vidette (D48)
LCDR Raymond Hart, DSC, RN
Mod. V&W
Destroyer
1140
24.5
271
No
Type 144Q
2x4.7"
HH&DC
HMS Tay (K232)
LCDR Robert Evan Sherwood, RNR
River
Frigate
1375
20.5
271
FH3
Type 144Q
2x4"
HH&DC
HMS Loosestrife (K105)
LT Herbert Arthur Stonehouse, RNR
Flower
Corvette
925
16
271
No
Type 145
1x4"
DC
HMS Pink (K137)
Lt. Robert Atkinson, DSC, RNR
Flower
Corvette
925
16
271
No
Type 145
1x4"
DC
HMS Snowflake (K211)
LT Harold Geeves Chesterman, RNR
Flower
Corvette
925
16
271
No
Type 145
1x4"
DC
HMS Sunflower (K41)
LCDR. James Plomer, RCNVR
Flower
Corvette
925
16
271
No
Type 145
1x4"
HH&DC
                     
Rescue Trawlers
HMS Northern Spray (FY129) LT F.A.J. Downer, DSC, RNR
Trawler
655
Approx. 10
No
Type 123
1x4"
DC
HMS Northern Gem (FY194) LT. W.C. King, RNR
Trawler
700
Approx. 10
No
Type 123
1x4"
DC
       
Escort Group 3 - Support Group
HMS Impulsive (D11) LCDR Edward Gregson Roper, DSO, DSC, RN
I
Destroyer
1360
35.6
271
No
Type 144Q
3x4.7"
HH&DC
HMS Offa (G29) CAPT James Abernethy McCoy, DSO, RN
O
Destroyer
1610
36.75
271
No
Type 144Q
4x4.7
DC
HMS Oribi (G66) LCDR John Charles Anthony Ingram, RN
O
Destroyer
1610
36.75
271
FH3
Type 144Q
4x4.7
DC
HMS Panther (G41) LCDR Robert William Jocelyn, RN
P
Destroyer
1690
36.75
286
No
Type 144Q
5x4"
DC
HMS Penn (G77) LCDR James Hamilton Swain, DSO, RN
P
Destroyer
1690
36.75
286
No
Type 144Q
5x4"
DC
Escort Group 1 - Support Group
HMS Pelican (L86) CDR Godfrey Noel Brewer, RN
Egret
Sloop
1200
19.25
271
FH3& B28
Type 144Q
8x4"
DC
HMS Jed (K235) LCDR Ronald Clifford Freaker, DSO, RNR
River
Frigate
1375
20.5
271
No
Type 144Q
2x4"
HH&DC
HMS Spey (K246) CDR Humphry Gilbert Boys-Smith, DSO and Bar, DSC, RNR
River
Frigate
1375
20.5
271
No
Type 144Q
2x4"
HH&DC
HMS Wear (K230) T/LT George Dennis Edwards, RNVR
River
Frigate
1375
20.5
271
No
Type 144Q
2x4"
HH&DC
HMS Sennen (Y21) LCDR Frederick Harold Thornton, DSC, RNR
Banff
Sloop
1546
16
271
FH3& B28
Type 144Q
1x5" 2x3"
DC
   
Local Escort in British Waters
Molde Norwegian Crew hired by RN
Ex-whale catcher
356
Approx. 10
                     
Local Escort in Canadian Waters
Unknown                    


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