Convoy PQ 4
Convoy PQ-4 was the fifth 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 Hvalfjord, Iceland on 17 November 1941 and arrived at Archangelsk on 28 November 1941.
The convoy consisted of eight merchant ships (four British and four Soviet) all of which arrived safely. The escort consisted of the cruiser HMS Berwick, the destroyers HMS Offa and HMS Onslow, two minesweepers and two armed trawlers.
Complete List of Ships
The following information is from the Arnold Hague Convoy Database.
|Alma Ata (1920)||Soviet Union||3,611|
|HMS Berwick (65)||Royal Navy||Escort 25 Nov - 27 Nov|
|Budenni (1923)||Soviet Union||2,482|
|HMS Bute||Royal Navy||Escort 17 Nov - 27 Nov
|Dan-Y-Bryn (1940)||United Kingdom||5,117||Commodore's ship|
|Empire Meteor (1940)||United Kingdom||7,457|
|Eulima (1937)||United Kingdom||6,207|
|HMS Gossamer||Royal Navy||Escort 27 Nov - 28 Nov|
|Mossovet (1935)||Soviet Union||2,981|
|HMS Offa (G29)||Royal Navy||Escort 25 Nov - 27 Nov|
|HMS Onslow (G17)||Royal Navy||Escort 25 Nov - 27 Nov|
|Rodina (1922)||Soviet Union||4,441|
|HMS Seagull (J85)||Royal Navy||Escort 27 Nov - 28 Nov|
|HMS Speedy (J17)||Royal Navy||Escort 27 Nov - 28 Nov|
|HMS Stella Capella||Royal Navy||Escort 17 Nov - 27 Nov
|Sukhona (1918)||Soviet Union||3,124|
- "Convoy PQ.4". Arnold Hague Convoy Database. Retrieved 15 October 2013.
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