HMS Winchelsea (D46)

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Navy: Royal Navy
Type: Destroyer
Class: Admiralty V & W 
Pennant: D 46 
Built by: J.S. White & Co. (Cowes, U.K.) 
Ordered:  
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 5637'N, 1753'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 5637'N, 1756'W.

17 Sep, 1940
HMS Winchelsea (Lt.Cdr. W.A.F. Hawkins, DSC, RN) picks up 25 survivors from the British merchant Crown Arun that was torpedoed and sunk (with gunfire) by the German submarine U-99 north of Rockall in position 5802'N, 1418'W.

2 Nov, 1942
HMS Winchelsea (Lt.Cdr. G.W. Gregorie, RNR) picks up 24 survivors from the British merchant Hartington that was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-521 about 450 nautical miles east of Belle Isle in position 5230'N, 4530'W.

Sold to be broken up for scrap on 20 March 1945.

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