HMS Wanderer(D74), W-Class Destroyer(shown before her'43 conversion). Ordered in January '18 from Fairfield Shipbuild. & Eng. Co. & commissioned on 18/09/19. Serving throughout WW II she was jointly credited with five U-Boat kills. In '43 she was one of the 21 V & W class destroyers converted to Long Range Escorts, carried out at Devonport her No.1 boiler & stack were removed and being replaced by extra fuel tanks. Her A & Y guns & tubes were replaced with a Hedgehog and additional DC racks.
HMS Foresight, F-class destroyers of the British Royal Navy.
HMS Forester In June 1943, Forester joined the 1st Canadian Escort Group for Atlantic convoy duty. On 10 March 1944, while escorting Convoy SC 154, Forester, along with the destroyer HMCS St. Laurent, the frigate HMCS Swansea and the corvette HMCS Owen Sound sank the German submarine U-845. The ship remained on convoy duty in the North Atlantic until 29 May when she was transferred to the English Channel to support the Normandy landings for the next several months.
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HMS Firedrake. DECEMBER 1942, 16th - In attacks on UK/North America convoy ON153, "U-211" sank destroyer "FIREDRAKE" in mid-Atlantic on the night of the 16th/17th.
HMS Statice (K 281) 7 Jul 1944 German U-boat U-678 was sunk in the English Channel south-west of Brighton, in position 50°32'N, 00°23'W, by depth charges from the Canadian destroyers HMCS Ottawa, HMCS Kootenay and the British corvette HMS Statice.