Convoy PQ 2

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Convoy PQ-2 was the third of the Arctic Convoys of World War II by which the Western Allies supplied material aid to the Soviet Union in its fight with Nazi Germany. The Convoy sailed from Liverpool on 13 October 1941 and arrived at Archangelsk on 30 October 1941.

Ships[edit]

This Convoy consisted of 6 merchant ships and was escorted by:-

Escorted ships convoy PQ-2 in the coastal waters of the USSR (29 - 30 Oct 1941)

All ships arrived safely

Complete List of Ships[1][edit]

Name Flag Tonnage (GRT) Notes
HMS Bramble (J11)  Royal Navy Escort 17 Oct - 30 Oct
HMS Eclipse (H08)  Royal Navy Escort 17 Oct - 30 Oct
Empire Baffin (1941)  United Kingdom 6,978
HMS Gossamer  Royal Navy Escort 29 Oct - 30 Oct
Harpalion (1932)  United Kingdom 5,486
Hartlebury (1934)  United Kingdom 5,082
HMS Hussar (J82)  Royal Navy Escort 29 Oct - 30 Oct
HMS Icarus (D03)  Royal Navy Escort 17 Oct - 30 Oct
Kheti (1927)  United Kingdom 2,734 Did Not Proceed Beyond Scapa Flow In PQ2
HMS Leda (J93)  Royal Navy Escort 29 Oct - 30 Oct
HMS Norfolk (78)  Royal Navy Escort 18 Oct - 30 Oct
Orient City (1940)  United Kingdom 5,095
Queen City (1924)  United Kingdom 4,814
HMS Seagull (J85)  Royal Navy Escort 14 Oct - 30 Oct
HMS Speedy (J17)  Royal Navy Escort 14 Oct - 30 Oct
Temple Arch (1940)  United Kingdom 5,138
Uritski  Soviet Union
Valerian Kuybyshev  Soviet Union

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Convoy PQ.2". Arnold Hague Convoy Database. Retrieved 15 October 2013.