Convoy HX.174

Departed from Halifax on 7 February 1942.
Arrived Liverpool on 21 February 1942.
Hague's records contain 33 merchants and 14 escorts (27 ships TDS)
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Vessel
Pdt.
Tons
Built
Cargo
Notes
ANDERSON (Nor)
53
1,694
1925
GENERAL
WRECKED ON NEWFOUNDLAND COAST
ARROWHEAD 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 07/02 - 10/02
ARUBA (Du)
54
3,979
1929
SUGAR
RETURNED
ATHOS (Br)
63
8,267
1937
GAS OIL
 
BETH (Nor)
44
6,852
1930
FFO
HVALFJORD
BRITISH ARDOUR (Br)
81
7,124
1928
PETROL
 
COMANCHEE (Br)
71
6,837
1936
LUB OIL
 
DARONIA (Br)
64
8,139
1939
PETROL
 
EL ARGENTINO (Br)
51
9,501
1928
FRIG, 152 MAILS
11 PASSENGERS
EL OCCIDENTE (Pan)
34
6,008
1910
GENERAL
 
ELISHA WALKER (Pan)
73
7,007
1920
DIESO
 
EMPIRE COMET (Br)
12
6,914
1941
ORE, GENERAL
STRAGGLED, SUNK BY U 136
EMPIRE FLINT (Br)
71
8,129
1941
PETROL
 
EMPIRE LAPWING (Br)
21
5,403
1921
STEEL
 
EMPIRE ONYX (Br)
72
8,221
1941
PETROL
 
FERNWOOD (Nor)
42
4,695
1930
GENERAL
 
GALT 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 07/02 - 09/02
GYDA (Br)
94
1,695
1934
GENERAL
 
HOEGH GIANT (Nor)
32
10,990
1937
DIESO
 
JAMES HAWSON (Nor)
22
6,074
1930
PETROL
RETURNED
KEPPEL 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 17/02 - 20/02
KING LUD (Br)
31
5,224
1928
SUGAR
ARR IN TOW
LECHISTAN (Pol)
93
1,937
1929
GENERAL
 
MAHONE 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 07/02 - 09/02
MAJA (Br)
83
8,181
1931
GAS OIL
IN COLLISION 16.2
NANKING (Sw)
82
5,931
1924
GENERAL, 110 MAILS
1 PASSENGER
NORVINN (Pan)
23
6,322
1930
FFO
RETURNED AFTER COLLISION
NORWALK (US)
13
2,157
1920
GENERAL
RETURNED
PORT MELBOURNE (Br)
41
9,142
1914
FRIG, GENERAL
 
PRIMROSE HILL (Br)
11
7,628
1941
GRAIN
CAM SHIP
ROSE 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 17/02 - 20/02
SAINT BERTRAND (Br)
33
5,522
1929
GENERAL
 
SASKATOON 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 07/02 - 09/02
SHIKARI 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 17/02 - 21/02
SNOWBERRY 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 07/02 - 10/02
SOUTHERN EMPRESS (Br)
52
12,398
1914
FUEL OIL
 
ST ALBANS 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 17/02 - 21/02
STOCKPORT (Br)
 
1,583
1911
 
RESCUE SHIP, SAILED ICELAND 16.2
TACTICIAN (Br)
91
5,996
1928
GENERAL
 
THORSHOLM (Nor)
43
9,937
1937
FFO
 
USCGC CAMPBELL 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 09/02 - 17/02
USS BABBITT 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 09/02 - 16/02
USS BADGER 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 09/02 - 17/02
USS PLUNKETT 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 09/02 - 17/02
USS SCHENCK 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 09/02 - 16/02
VANJA (Nor)
62
6,198
1929
FFO
LONDONDERRY
WESTLAND (Du)
92
5,888
1931
GENERAL, 3137 MAILS
 

Additional notes by Arnold Hague and co-workers for convoy HX.174:

    SCHENCK & BABBITT took in Iceland ships. KEPPEL ex 1 EG, SHIKARI 21 EG
    WEST LOCAL SOE ARROWHEAD, WEST OCEAN TU 4.1.7 SOE USS PLUNKETT, EAST ESC 7EG SOE KEPPEL
    COMMODORE: V-Adm SIR F M AUSTIN KBE CB IN EL ARGENTINO
    VICE COMMODORE: SHIP'S MASTER IN PORT MELBOURNE
Data supplied by Don Kindell, extracted from the late Arnold Hague's papers with the kind permission of Mrs. Gill Hague.