It was decided in September 1940 that larger minesweepers with better sea-keeping qualities than the Bangor class that were just entering service were needed. circa 1943. this model is highly detailed and was made by fine german model makers spidernavy. Part No: MAR3073. Various shots as the German crews of the U-boats are taken ashore. Abram, RN) and HMS Starling (Capt. Julian, RNZNVR). Spender, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with ships of Escort Group B 7, HMS Starling (Capt. G.C. Julian, RNZNVR). HMS Starling (U66) was a Modified Black Swan-class sloop of the Royal Navy. Walker commanded HMS Kite during repairs to Starling. S. Darling, RANVR). F.W. Walker, DSO and Bar, RN). W.G. 7a HMS Wild Goose - Page 3. HMS Starling (1829) was a 4-gun schooner launched in 1829. (1), 22 Apr 1943HMS H 33 (Lt. J.A. She is featured here in her own pages. F.W. Most notable among this class was the HMS Starling, laid down in 1941 and launched in 1942, which sunk 14 U-Boats over the course of WWII, making her the Royal Navy's most successful anti-submarine vessel of the war. 1/48th HMS Starling Black Swan Class Hull . Segrave, RN), HMS Wild Goose (A/Cdr. Click the 'Add To Cart' button at the bottom of this form to proceed. O.G. F.J. Walker, CB, DSO and 2 Bars, RN), HMS Wren (Lt.Cdr. An account by various crew aboard the modified Black Swan class sloop HMS Starling, on her return to port from a highly successful patrol (November 1943-February 1944) on which she helped to sink six German submarines: U-226, U-842, U-592, U-734, U-238 and U-264. Campbell, RN), HMS Magpie (Lt.Cdr. Keywords Bootle, Gladstone Dock, HMS Starling, Captain J … (2), 16 Oct 1943HMS H 50 (Lt. J.C. Varley, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Wild Goose (A/Cdr. 29 Mar 1944German U-boat U-961 was sunk east of Iceland, in position 64°31'N, 03°19'W, by depth charges from the British frigate HMS Starling (Capt. Gregorie, RD, RNR) (1). A.N.G. F.W. 19 Feb 1944German U-boat U-264 was sunk at 1707hrs on 19 February 1944 in the North Atlantic, in position 48°31'N, 22°05'W, by depth charges from the British sloops HMS Woodpecker (Cdr. The other ships of the group were HMS Cygnet, HMS Kite, HMS Wild Goose, HMS Woodpecker, and HMS Wren. Various shots of the crew and Captain Walker. The next release will be the Atlantic Models HMS Calcutta in WW2 anti-aircraft cruiser fit. metal model of british ww2 sloop 'hms starling' in service 1942 - 1965. modified black swan class. HMS Starling (U66) was a Modified Black Swan-class sloop of the Royal Navy.She was built by Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company at Govan, Scotland, launched on 14 October 1942, and commissioned on 1 April 1943.. Please note that we're still working on this section. HMS Starling (modified Black Swan class sloop) 02.1946-(07.1946) HMS Drake IV (accounting base, ... For a few years before World War II, he taught at the Los Alamos Ranch School for Boys, in Los Alamos, New Mexico. 6 DECEMBER 1943, ON BOARD HMS STARLING, LIVERPOOL. HMCS Algonquin: HMS Armada: HMS Barfleur: HMS Camperdown: HMS Grenville: HMS Hogue: HMS Kempenfelt: HMAS Napier: HMAS Nepal: HMAS Nizam: HMAS Norman: HMS Quadrant She was active in the Battle of the Atlantic during the Second World War and was the most successful anti-submarine warfare vessel of the Royal Navy, being credited with the destruction of fourteen U-boats. Walker, CB, DSO and Bar, RN), HMS Wild Goose (Lt.Cdr. WW2 Aircraft carrier. G.W. F.W. Woolfenden, RD, RNR), HMS Pennywort (A/Lt.Cdr. In World War II, Black Swan-class sloops sank 29 U-boats. Men of the ship's company of HMS STARLING with the remains of two U-boats destroyed in the North Atlantic by HMS wild goose and HMS WOODCOCK both members of the 2nd Support Group with HMS STARLING [12] U-521 HMS Wild Goose Crew & Ship images along with Charts and War Diary. R.E. 11 Aug 1944German U-boat U-385 was sunk in the Bay of Biscay west of La Rochelle, in position 46°16'N, 02°45'W, by depth charges from the British sloop HMS Starling (Cdr. W.F.R. Wemyss, DSC, RN) and HMS Starling (Capt. W.F. $7.00. HMS Starling (U66) was a Modified Black Swan-class sloop of the Royal Navy. 3 people in our Napoleonic records. With the liberation of Belgium in late 1944, the vessel was returned to the United Kingdom. F.W. Mar 29, 2020 - Explore F Walker's board "Royal Navy WW2" on Pinterest. circa 1943. this model is highly detailed and was made by fine german model makers spidernavy. His sloop Starling became one of the most successful submarine hunters, taking part in the sinking of eleven U-boats. G.C. G.W. Kite is also featured in My Book: 7. Submit events/comments/updates for this vessel, Fairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. (Govan, Scotland). D.E.G. D.E.G. Walker, DSO and Bar, RN), HMS Winchelsea (Lt.Cdr. From the adversaries’ side, there were a couple of battleships whose names remain household names around the world even today. G.W. English: HMS Starling (U66) was a Modified Black Swan class sloop which was a highly successful U-Boat hunter in World War II, was reclassified as a frigate (F66) in 1947 and was scrapped in 1965. Walker, CB, DSO and Bar, RN), HMS Woodcock (Lt.Cdr. (5) 23 Aug 1945 HMS Vulpine (Lt. W.D.S. Mechn. number sn-liz 2-01 She was active in the Battle of the Atlantic during the Second World War and was the most successful anti-submarine warfare vessel of the Royal Navy, being credited with the destruction of fourteen U-boats. Gregorie, RD, RNR) and another vessel [unable to read the name of this vessel in the log of HMS H 33]. 6 december 1943, on board hms starling, liverpool. wilfred mockeridge recieved DSM medal whilst serving on starling during ww2 would like to find out more information. 2 Sep 1943HMS H 28 (Lt. E.C. U-BOAT HUNTERS. Wemyss, DSC, RN) and HMS Magpie (Lt.Cdr. Written by wilfred mockeridge. This section includes over 21.000 Allied Warships and over 11.000 Allied Commanders of WWII, from the US Navy, Royal Navy, Royal Canadian Navy, Royal Australian Navy, The Polish Navy and others. Woods, RNR) and HMS Wild Goose (Lt.Cdr. 6 May 1944German U-boat U-473 was sunk at 0200 hrs in the North Atlantic west south-west of Ireland, in position 49°29'N, 21°22'W, by depth charges from the British sloops HMS Starling (Capt. Scott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Starling (T/A/Lt.Cdr. Wemyss, RN), HMS Starling (Capt. Working some 30 miles off Cape St. Vincent at the southwest tip of Portugal, the destroyer HMAS Nestor of the Force H contingent depth-charged and sank U-127 with all hands. See more ideas about royal navy, royal navy ships, warship. Item No: Kits: Scale: Prezzo : STK01: Algerine class minsweeper: 1/700 Written by wilfred mockeridge. Filter by Surname: 3 people in our Early 19th Century records. Walker, DSO and Bar, RN), HMS Bideford (Lt.Cdr. HMS STARLING was de-stored and paid off into Reserve during October 1945. Captain Walker had surpassed himself with three U-boat kills in one day on the 9th February. 3 people in our Napoleonic records. HMS Starling was a 4-gun schooner of the British Royal Navy, one of the two ships in an expedition led by Edward Belcher to survey the Pacific coast of the Americas. W.F. Scott, RN) conducte exercises off Tobermory which included a practive attack on HMS Starling (T/A/Lt.Cdr. Segrave, DSC, RN). J.E. HMS Kite joins in the depth charge attack and is dwarfed by the column of water which rises six-times her height. This is a resin kit with photoetch produced under the Atlantic Models label by ourselves. MEN OF THE SLOOP HMS STARLING WHO HAVE HAD GREAT SUCCESS AGAINST U-BOATS. I did some research on the ship and found out it was a class of ship.Later i met HMS Starling (a modified black swan-class sloop) and decided to re-create it. Captain Walker’s 2nd Escort Group, consisted of the sloops, HMS Starling (U66), Kite, HMS Wild Goose (U45), HMS Magpie (U82) and HMS Woodpecker (U08), with the escort carriers HMS Activity (D94) and HMS Nairana (D05). 6 Nov 1943German U-boat U-226 was sunk at 0700hrs on 6 November 1943 in the North Atlantic east of Newfoundland, in position 44°49'N, 41°13'W, by depth charges from the British sloops HMS Starling (Capt. Welcome to Forces Reunited the place where you can find information and friends from HMS Starling.. We are the largest and fastest growing community of UK forces veterans on the web with over 500,000 members! 6 DECEMBER 1943, ON BOARD HMS STARLING, LIVERPOOL. D.E.G. S.R.J. Walker, DSO and Bar, RN). J.L. HMS Kite. Moore, DSC, RNR). D.E.G. Keywords Bootle, Captain Johnny Walker, HMS Starling, crew, ship's company, WW2, World War … Captain Walker’s 2nd Escort Group, consisted of the sloops, HMS Starling (U66), Kite, HMS Wild Goose (U45), HMS Magpie (U82) and HMS Woodpecker (U08), with the escort carriers HMS Activity (D94) and HMS Nairana (D05). She was active in the Battle of the Atlantic during the Second World War and was the most successful anti-submarine warfare vessel of the Royal Navy, being credited with the destruction of fourteen U-boats. number sn-liz 2-01 R.S. F.W. G.C. Scott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Starling (T/A/Lt.Cdr. ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London. 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