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Veterans of the Arctic Convoys 1941 - 1945

Outbound

Homebound

1941




Dervish

departed Hvalfjörður on 21 August 1941

arrived Archangel on 31 August 1941

QP-1

departed Archangel on 28 September 1941

arrived Scapa Flow on 10 October 1941

PQ-1

departed Hvalfjörður on 29 September 1941

arrived Archangel on 11 October 1941

QP-2

departed Archangel on 3 November 1941

arrived Kirkwall on 17 November 1941

PQ-2

departed Liverpool on 13 October 1941

arrived Archangel on 30 October 1941

QP-3

departed Archangel on 27 November 1941

dispersed, arrived on 3 December 1941

PQ-3

departed Hvalfjörður  on 9 November 1941

arrived Archangel on 22 November 1941

QP-4

departed Archangel on 29 December 1941

dispersed, arrived on 9 January 1942

PQ-4

departed Hvalfjörður  on 17 November 1941

arrived Archangel on 28 November 1941



PQ-5

departed Hvalfjörður on 27 November 1941

arrived Archangel on 13 December 1941



PQ-6

departed Hvalfjörður on 8 December 1941

arrived Murmansk on 20 December 1941

 



Outbound

Homebound

1942




PQ-7a

departed Hvalfjörður on 26 December 1941

arrived Murmansk on 12 January 1942

QP-5

departed Murmansk on 13 January 1942

dispersed, arrived on 19 January 1942

PQ-7b

departed Hvalfjörður on 31 December 1941

arrived Murmansk on 11 January 1942

QP-6

departed Murmansk on 24 January 1942

dispersed, arrived on 28 January 1942

PQ-8

departed Hvalfjörður on 8 January 1942

arrived Archangelsk on 17 January 1942

QP-7

departed Murmansk on 12 February 1942

dispersed, arrived on 15 February 1942

PQ-9 &

PQ-10

departed Reykjavík on 1 February 1942

arrived Murmansk on 10 February 1942

QP-8

departed Murmansk on 1 March 1942

arrived Reykjavík on 11 March 1942

PQ-11

departed Kirkness on 14 February 1942

arrived Murmansk on 22 February 1942

QP-9

departed Kola Inlet on 21 March 1942

arrived Reykjavík on 3 April 1942

PQ-12

departed Reykjavík 1 March 1942

arrived Murmansk on 12 March 1942

QP-10

departed Kola Inlet on 10 April 1942

arrived Reykjavík on 21 April 1942

PQ-13

departed Loch Ewe on 10 March 1942

arrived Murmansk 31 March 1942

QP-11

departed Murmansk on 28 April 1942

arrived Reykjavík on 7 May 1942

PQ-14

departed Oban on 26 March 1942

arrived Murmansk on 19 April 1942

QP-12

departed Kola Inlet on 21 May 1942

arrived Reykjavík on 29 May 1942

PQ-15

departed Oban on 10 April 1942

arrived Murmansk on 5 May 1942

QP-13

departed Archangel on 26 June 1942

arrived Reykjavík on 7 July 1942

PQ-16

departed Reykjavík on 21 May 1942

arrived Murmansk on 30 May 1942

QP-14

departed Archangel on 13 September 1942

arrived Loch Ewe on 26 September 1942

PQ-17

departed Reykjavik on 27 June 1942

dispersed, arrived on 4 July 1942

QP-15

departed Kola Inlet on 17 November 1942

arrived Loch Ewe on 30 November 1942

PQ-18

departed Loch Ewe on 2 September 1942

arrived Archangel on 21 September 1942

first convoy with carrier escort (HMS Avenger)

RA-51

departed Kola Inlet on 30 December 1942

arrived Loch Ewe on 11 January 1943

JW-51A

departed Liverpool on 15 December 1942

arrived Kola Inlet on 25 December 1942



JW-51B

departed Liverpool on 22 December 1942

arrived Kola Inlet on 4 January 1943

refer Battle of the Barents Sea



FB

sailings by independent unescorted ships

 



Outbound

Homebound

1943




JW-52

departed Liverpool on 17 January 1943

arrived Kola Inlet on 27 January 1943

RA-52

departed Kola Inlet on 29 January 1943

arrived Loch Ewe on 9 February 1943

JW-53

departed Liverpool on 15 February 1943

arrived Kola Inlet on 27 February 1943

RA-53

departed Kola Inlet on 1 March 1943

arrived Loch Ewe on 14 March 1943

JW-54A

departed Liverpool on 15 November 1943

arrived Kola Inlet on 24 November 1943

RA-54A

departed Kola Inlet on 1 November 1943

arrived Loch Ewe on 14 November 1943

JW-54B

departed Liverpool on 22 November 1943

arrived Archangel on 3 December 1943

RA-54B

departed Archangel on 26 November 1943

arrived Loch Ewe on 9 December 1943

JW-55A

departed Liverpool on 12 December 1943

arrived Archangel on 22 December 1943

RA-55A

departed Kola Inlet on 22 December 1943

arrived Loch Ewe on 1 January 1944

JW-55B

departed Liverpool on 20 December 1943

arrived Archangel on 30 December 1943

refer Battle of the North Cape

 

RA-55B

departed Kola Inlet on 31 December 1943

arrived Loch Ewe on 8 January 1944

Outbound

Homebound

1944




JW-56A

departed Liverpool on 12January 1944

arrived Archangel on 28 January 1944

RA-56

departed Kola Inlet on 3 February 1944

arrived Loch Ewe on 11February 1944

JW-56B

departed Liverpool on 22 January 1944

arrived Kola Inlet on 1 February 1944

RA-57

departed Kola Inlet on 2 March 1944

arrived Loch Ewe on 10 March 1944

JW-57

departed Liverpool on 20 February 1944

arrived Kola Inlet on 28 February 1944

RA-58

departed Kola Inlet on 7 April 1944

arrived Loch Ewe on 14 April 1944

JW-58

departed Liverpool on 27 March 1944

arrived Kola Inlet on 4 April 1944

RA-59

departed Kola Inlet on 28 April 1944

arrived Loch Ewe on 6 May 1944

JW-59

departed Liverpool on 15 August 1944

arrived Kola Inlet on 25 August 1944

RA-59A

departed Kola Inlet on 28 August 1944

arrived Loch Ewe on 5 September 1944

JW-60

departed Liverpool on 15 September 1944

arrived Kola Inlet on 23 September 1944

RA-60

departed Kola Inlet on 28 September 1944

arrived Loch Ewe on 5 October 1944

JW-61

departed Liverpool on 20 October 1944

arrived Kola Inlet on 28 September 1944

RA-61

departed Kola Inlet on 2 November 1944

arrived Loch Ewe on 9 November 1944

JW-61A

departed Liverpool on 31 October 1944

arrived Murmansk on 6 November 1944

RA-61A

departed Kola Inlet on 11 November 1944

arrived Loch Ewe on 17 November 1944

JW-62

departed Loch Ewe on 29 November 1944

arrived Kola Inlet on 7 December 1944

RA-62

departed Kola Inlet on 10 December 1944

arrived Loch Ewe on 19 December 1944

JW-63

departed Loch Ewe on 30 December 1944

arrived Kola Inlet on 8 January 8, 1945

 



Outbound

Homebound

1945




JW-64

departed Clyde on 3 February 1945

arrived Kola Inlet on 15 February 1945

RA-63

departed Kola Inlet on 11 January 1945

arrived Loch Ewe on 21 January 1945

JW-65

departed Clyde on 11 March 1945

arrived Kola Inlet on 21 March 1945

RA-64

departed Kola Inlet on 17 February 1945

arrived Loch Ewe on 28 February 1945

JW-66

departed Clyde on 16 April 1945

arrived Kola Inlet on 25 April 1945

RA-65

departed Kola Inlet on 23 March 1945

arrived Loch Ewe on 1 April 1945

JW-67

departed Clyde on 12 May 1945

arrived Kola Inlet on 20 May 1945

RA-66

departed Kola Inlet on 29 April 1945

arrived Clyde on 8 May 1945



RA-67

departed Kola Inlet on 23 May 1945

arrived Clyde on 30 May 1945

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