HMS Winchelsea (D46)
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|Class:||Admiralty V & W|
|Built by:||J.S. White & Co. (Cowes, U.K.)|
|Laid down:||24 May, 1917|
|Launched:||15 Dec, 1917|
|Commissioned:||15 Mar, 1918|
|History:||Reconstruction to Long Range Escort finished in April 1943.|
27 Jul, 1940
HMS Winchelsea (Lt.Cdr. W.A.F. Hawkins, RN) picks up 48 survivors from the British merchant Sambre that was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-34 south-south-west of Rockall in position 56º37'N, 17º53'W.
HMS Winchelsea also picks up 36 survivors from the British merchant Thiara that was also torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-34 south-south-west of Rockall in position 56º37'N, 17º56'W.
17 Sep, 1940
2 Nov, 1942
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 20 March 1945