Convoys HX 229/SC 122 order of battle

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This is the order of battle during the battle around convoys HX 229 and SC 122 from 16 to 20 March 1943.

Allied forces[edit]

Convoy HX 229

Ships in Convoy HX 229[1][edit]

Name Flag Tonnage (GRT) Notes
Abraham Lincoln (1929)  Norway 5,740 Capt M J D Mayall Rd RNR (Commodore)
HMS Anemone (K48)  Royal Navy Escort 14 Mar - 21 Mar
Rescued 94 Survivors
HMCS Annapolis (I04)  Royal Canadian Navy Escort 12 Mar - 14 Mar
Antar (1941)  United Kingdom 5,222
HMS Aquamarine (4.00)  Royal Navy Escort 22 Mar - 23 Mar
ASW Trawler
Belgian Gulf (1929)  Panama 8,237
HMS Beverley  Royal Navy Escort 14 Mar - 22 Mar
Rescued 30 Survivors
Canadian Star (1939)  United Kingdom 8,293 Sunk by U-221
Cape Breton (1940)  United Kingdom 6,044
HMCS Chelsea  Royal Canadian Navy Escort 08 Mar - 12 Mar
City Of Agra (1936)  United Kingdom 6,361
Clan Matheson (1919)  United Kingdom 5,613 Vice-Commodore’s Ship
Coracero (1923)  United Kingdom 7,252 Sunk by U-384
Daniel Webster (1943)  United States 7,176
El Mundo (1910)  Panama 6,035
Elin K (1937)  Norway 5,214 Sunk
Empire Cavalier (1942)  United Kingdom 9,891
Empire Knight (1942)  United Kingdom 7,244
Fort Anne (1943)  United Kingdom 7,134
HMCS Fredericton (K245)  Royal Canadian Navy Escort 08 Mar - 14 Mar
Gulfdisc (1938)  United States 7,141
Harry Luckenbach (1919)  United States 6,366 Sunk by U-91
HMS Highlander (H44)  Royal Navy Escort 18 Mar - 22 Mar
Hugh Williamson (1942)  United States 7,177
Irenee Du Pont (1941)  United States 6,125 Sunk by U-600 &U-91
James Oglethorpe (1943)  United States 7,176 Hit by U-758. Later lost; cause unknown
Jean (1918)  United States 4,902
Kaipara (1938)  United Kingdom 5,882
Kofresi (1920)  United States 4,934
Luculus (1929)  United Kingdom 6,546
Magdala (1931)  Netherlands 8,248
HMS Mansfield (G76)  Royal Navy Escort 15 Mar - 18 Mar
Rescued 20 Survivors
Margaret Lykes (1919)  United States 3,537
Mathew Luckenbach (1918)  United States 5,848 Romped 18 Mar. Sunk 19 Mar by U-527
Nariva (1920)  United Kingdom 8,714 Sunk by U-600 & U-91
Nebraska (1920)  United Kingdom 8,261
Nicania (1942)  United Kingdom 8,179
HMCS Oakville (K178)  Royal Canadian Navy Escort 08 Mar - 14 Mar
Pan-Rhode Island (1941)  United States 7,742
HMS Pennywort  Royal Navy Escort 15 Mar - 21 Mar
Rescued 90 Survivors
Regent Panther (1937)  United Kingdom 9,556
Robert Howe (1943)  United States 7,177
San Veronico (1942)  United Kingdom 8,189
HMCS Sherbrooke (K152)  Royal Canadian Navy Escort 21 Mar - 22 Mar
Southern Princess (1915)  United Kingdom 12,156 Sunk by U-600
Stephen C Foster (1943)  United States 7,196 Returned
Tekoa (1922)  United Kingdom 8,695 138 Survivors Onboard
Terkoeli (1923)  Netherlands 5,158 Sunk by U-631
USCGC Ingham (WHEC-35)  United States Navy Escort 19 Mar - 21 Mar
USS Babbitt (DD-128)  United States Escort 19 Mar - 21 Mar
USS Kendrick (DD-612)  United States Escort 08 Mar - 14 Mar
HMS Vimy  Royal Navy Escort 19 Mar - 22 Mar.

Joined From Iceland

HMS Volunteer (D71)  Royal Navy Escort 14 Mar - 21 Mar
Rescued 66 Survivors
Walter Q Gresham (1943)  United States 7,191 Sunk by U-221
William Eustis (1943)  United States 7,196 Sunk by U-435 & U-91
HMS Witherington (D76)  Royal Navy Escort 15 Mar - 15 Mar
Detached With Weather Damage
Zaanland (1921)  Netherlands 6,813 Sunk by U-758

Escort Group B-4

Ships in Convoy SC 122[2][edit]

Name Flag Tonnage (GRT) Notes
Alcedo (1937)  Panama 1,392 Halifax
Alderamin (1920)  Netherlands 7,886 Sunk
Asbjorn (1935)  United Kingdom 4,387 Halifax
Askepot (1937)  Norway 1,312 Iceland
Atland (1910)  Sweden 5,203
Aymeric (1919)  United Kingdom 5,196
Badjestan (1928)  United Kingdom 5,573
Baron Elgin (1933)  United Kingdom 3,942
Baron Semple (1939)  United Kingdom 4,573
Baron Stranraer (1929)  United Kingdom 3,668
Beaconoil (1919)  United Kingdom 6,893
Benedick (1928)  United Kingdom 6,978
HMCS Blairmore (J314)  Royal Canadian Navy Escort 05 Mar - 09 Mar
Bonita (1918)  Panama 4,929
Boston City (1920)  United Kingdom 2,870
Bridgepool (1924)  United Kingdom 4,845
HMS Buttercup (K193)  Royal Navy Escort 12 Mar - 23 Mar
HMS Campobello (T278)  Royal Navy Escort 12 Mar - 16 Mar
ASW trawler
Carras (1918)  Greece 5,234 Sunk by U-666 & U-333
Carso (1923)  United Kingdom 6,149
Cartago (1908)  United States 4,732 Iceland
Christian Holm (1927)  United Kingdom 9,119
Clarissa Radcliffe (1915)  United Kingdom 5,754 Straggled, Sunk by U-663
HMCS Cowichan (J146)  Royal Canadian Navy Escort 08 Mar - 12 Mar
Dolius (1924)  United Kingdom 5,507
Drakepool (1924)  United Kingdom 4,838
HMCS Dunvegan (K177)  Royal Canadian Navy Escort 08 Mar - 12 Mar
Eastern Guide (1919)  United States 3,704 Iceland
Empire Dunstan (1942)  United Kingdom 2,887
Empire Galahad (1942)  United Kingdom 7,046
Empire Morn (1941)  United Kingdom 7,092 CAM ship
Empire Summer (1941)  United Kingdom 6,949 Returned
English Monarch (1924)  United Kingdom 4,557 Returned With hull defects
Filleigh (1928)  United Kingdom 4,856
Fjallfoss (1919)  Iceland 1,451
Fort Cedar Lake (1942)  United Kingdom 7,134 Sunk by U-338 & U-665
Franka (1918)  Yugoslavia 5,273
Georgios P (1903)  Greece 4,052 Returned New York City
Glenapp (1920)  United Kingdom 9,503
Gloxinia (1920)  United Kingdom 3,336
Godafoss (1921)  Iceland 1,542
HMS Godetia (K226)  Royal Navy Escort 12 Mar - 22 Mar
Granville (1913)  Panama 4,071 Sunk by U-338
Gudvor (1928)  Norway 2,280 Halifax
HMS Havelock (H88)  Royal Navy Escort 12 Mar - 22 Mar
Helencrest (1941)  United Kingdom 5,233
Historian (1924)  United Kingdom 5,074
Innesmoor (1928)  United Kingdom 4,392
Kedoe (1921)  Netherlands 3,684
King Gruffydd (1919)  United Kingdom 5,072 Sunk by U-338
Kingsbury (1937)  United Kingdom 4,898 Sunk by U-338
HMS Lavender  Royal Navy Escort 12 Mar - 23 Mar
HMCS Leamington  Royal Canadian Navy Escort 08 Mar - 12 Mar
Livingston (1928)  United Kingdom 2,140 Returned New York City
Losada (1921)  United Kingdom 6,520
LST 305  Royal Navy Tank landing craft
LST 365  Royal Navy Tank landing craft
McKeesport (1919)  United States 6,198 Returned
HMCS New Westminster (K228)  Royal Canadian Navy Escort 05 Mar - 09 Mar
Ogmore Castle (1919)  United Kingdom 2,481
Orminster (1914)  United Kingdom 5,712
P.L.M.13 (1921)  United Kingdom 3,754 Arrived St Johns Newfoundland With Boiler Defects
Parkhaven (1920)  Netherlands 4,803
Permian (1931)  Panama 8,890 Halifax
HMS Pimpernel  Royal Navy Escort 12 Mar - 23 Mar
Polarland (1923)  Norway 1,591 Returned New York City
Porjus (1906)  Sweden 2,965
Port Auckland (1922)  United Kingdom 8,789 Sunk by U-305
Reaveley (1940)  United Kingdom 4,998 Later Took Pos'n 83
HMCS Rimouski (K121)  Royal Canadian Navy Escort 05 Mar - 09 Mar
HMS Saxifrage (K04)  Royal Navy Escort 11 Mar - 23 Mar
Selfoss (1914)  Iceland 775 Detached 17 Mar Arr Reykjavik 22 Mar
Sevilla (1921)  Norway 1,383 St Johns Nf
Shirvan (1925)  United Kingdom 6,017
HMS Swale  Royal Navy Escort 12 Mar - 23 Mar
HMCS The Pas  Royal Canadian Navy Escort 05 Mar - 09 Mar
USCGC Ingham  United States Coast Guard Escort -
USS Babbitt  United States Navy Escort -
USS Upshur  United States Navy Escort 12 Mar - 16 Mar
Vinriver (1917)  United Kingdom 3,881
Vistula (1920)  United States 8,537
Zamalek (1921)  United Kingdom 1,567 Rescue Ship, 165 Survivors
Zouave (1930)  United Kingdom 4,256 Sunk by U-305

B-5 Escort Group

Reinforcements

Axis forces[edit]

Raubgraf

Stürmer

Dranger

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Convoy HX.229". Arnold Hague Convoy Database. Retrieved 18 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Convoy SC.122". Arnold Hague Convoy Database. Retrieved 18 October 2013. 

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