Allied Warships

HNoMS Mansfield (G 76)

Destroyer of the Town class

NavyThe Royal Norwegian Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassTown 
PennantG 76 
Built byBarth Iron Works 
Ordered 
Laid down28 Dec 1917 
Launched30 Oct 1918 
CommissionedDec 1940 
End service20 Mar 1942 
History

commissioned from December 1940 to March 1942 on loan from Royal Navy, then returned.

 
Former nameHMS Mansfield (G 76)

We don't have any commands listed for HNoMS Mansfield (G 76)


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Notable events involving Mansfield include:


Commissioned: 16.12.1940 - 11.02.1942 CO: 16.12.1940 - 11.02.1942: CDR Frits Ulstrup Service: 08.03.1941 - 20.10.1941: Liverpool Escort Force (1)

Ulstrup, Johan Friederich Andreas Thaulow (kom. kaptein, 1942) (1)

16 Jan 1941
HMS Unbeaten (Lt. E.A. Woodward, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Dartmouth with HNoMS Mansfield (Cdr. F. Ulstrup, RNorN) and HMS Cornelian (T/Lt. H.F. Hayes, RNVR). (2)

24 Feb 1941
HMS H 44 (Lt. A.R. Hezlet, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Chelsea (Lt.Cdr. R.D.H.S. Pankhurst, RN) and HNoMS Mansfield (Cdr. F. Ulstrup, RNorN). (3)

25 Feb 1941
HMS H 44 (Lt. A.R. Hezlet, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Chelsea (Lt.Cdr. R.D.H.S. Pankhurst, RN) and HNoMS Mansfield (Cdr. F. Ulstrup, RNorN). (3)

Media links


Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

Sources

  1. Personal communication
  2. ADM 173/17106
  3. ADM 173/16780

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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