Royal Navy and Maritime Book Reviews PROVIDED BY - Rob Jerrard

HMS LIVERPOOL 1st Commission 1938 1941

HMS LIVERPOOL'S first commision from new, H.J.Scott-Douglas joined her as Boy 1st class and left as Able Seaman when she arrived back in U.K. He joined her in Alexandria on 25th.June 1940 when she came from the Far East. Included is a photo and a small one after she was torpedoed.

1938 ---- H.M.S.Liverpool ----1941

A Summary of Ship Movements

From

To

Date

 

From

To

Date

Greenock

Chatham

2/11/1938

 

Hong Kong

Patrol&Exercise

11/4/1940

Chatham

Portsmouth

5/12/1938

 

Hong Kong

Singapore

14/4/1940

Exercises

--------

6/12/1938

 

Singapore

Colombo

18/4/1940

Portsmouth

Portland

15/12/1938

 

Colombo

Aden

25/4/1940

Exercises

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20/12/1938

 

Aden

Port Sudan

1/5/1940

Chatham

Liverpool

3/1/1939

 

Port Sudan

Kamaran

6/5/1940

Liverpool

Malta

10/1/1939

 

Kamaran

Perim&Aden

7/5/1940

Exercises

---------

------------

 

Aden

Convoy

12/5/1940

Malta

Ismailia

21/4/1939

 

Aden

Djibouti

 

Ismailia

Aden

27/4/1939

 

Djibouti

Aden

 

Aden

Colombo

8/5/1939

 

Aden

Patrol&Aden

21/5/1940

Colombo

Male Is.

18/5/1939

 

Aden

Port Sudan

3/6/1940

Male Is.

Diego Garcia

21/5/1939

 

Port Sudan

Port Said

4/6/1940

Diego Garcia

Rodriguez

25/5/1939

 

Port Said

Alexandria

6/6/1940

Rodriguez

Mauritius

28/5/1939

 

Alexandria

Search&Patrol

11/6/1940

Mauritius

Farquhar Is.

12/6/1939

 

Alexandria

Search&Patrol

22/6/1940

Farquhar Is.

Seychelles

15/6/1939

 

Alexandria

Search& P.Said

1/7/1940

Seychelles

Trincomalee

23/6/1939

 

Bitter Lakes

Port Thewfik

1/7/1940

Trincomalee

Colombo

4/7/1939

 

Port Thewfik

Aden

1/7/1940

Movements in

ColomboHbr

   

Aden

Bitter Lakes

4/7/1940

Colombo

Trincomalee

19/8/1939

 

Bitter Lakes

Alexandria

7/7/1940

Trincomalee

Bombay

24/7/1939

 

Alexandria

Patrol & return

8/7/1940

Bombay

Masria

26/7/1939

 

Alexandria

Convoy & return

22/7/1940

Masira

Patrol

   

Alexandria

Patrol & return

4/8/1940

Red Sea

Aden

3/9/1939

 

Alexandria

Patrol & return

14/8/1940

WAR

DECLARED

3/9/1939

 

Alexandria

Patrol & return

20/8/1940

Aden

Patrol

   

Alexandria

Patrol & return

30/8/1940

Aden

Bombay

22/9/1939

 

Alexandria

Patrol & return

13/9/1940

Bombay

Colombo

29/9/1939

 

Alexandria

Malta & return

29/9/1940

Colombo

Bombay

5/10/1939

 

Alexandria

Patrol & return

9/10/1940

Bombay

Patrol

   

TORPEDOED

1856 Hrs.

14/10/1940

Patrol

Seychelles

11/10/1939

 

By Italian

Aircraft

 

Seychelles

DiegoSuarez

16/10/1939

       

DiegoSuarez

Seychelles

18/10/1939

       

Patrol

 

7/11/1939

       

Seychelles

Colombo

9/11/1939

 

Mileage to date

107,791 miles

 

Colombo

Singapore

15/11/1939

 

Alexandria

Temporary

Repairs

Singapore

Patrol

24/11/1939

 

Exercises off

Alexandria

29/4/1941

Singapore

Saigon

4/12/1939

 

Alexandria

San Francisco

30/4/1941

Saigon

Hong Kong

7/12/1939

   

(Mare Island)

 

Hong Kong

Patrol

         

Hong Kong

Japan

21/12/1939

       

Patrol

&Exercises

3/1/1940

       

Chusan

Archipelago

19/3/1940