Convoy HX.65

Departed from Halifax on 12 August 1940.
Arrived Liverpool on 27 August 1940.
Hague's records contain 51 merchants and 9 escorts (51 ships TDS)
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Vessel
Pdt.
Tons
Built
Cargo
Notes
AGAPENOR (Br)
71
7,391
1914
machinery, grain, general
 
ALFRED OLSEN (Nor)
24
8,817
1934
DIESO, PETROL
JOINED EX BHX 65
ANNA MAZARAKI (Gk)
83
5,411
1913
WHEAT
SD SYDNEY CB
ASPASIA NOMIKOS (Gk)
93
4,855
1938
WHEAT
SD SYDNEY CB, DUBLIN
ASSINIBOINE 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 12/08 - 13/08
ATHELCREST (Br)
13
6,825
1940
DIESO
JOINED EX BHX 65, SUNK BY U 48
ATLANTIC (Br)
41
5,414
1939
STEEL
 
AXEL JOHNSON (Sw)
73
4,915
1925
GENERAL
SD SYDNEY CB
BLAIRATHOLL (Br)
12
3,319
1925
PITPROPS
SD SYDNEY CB
BRITISH LORD (Br)
85
6,098
1922
FFO
JOINED EX BHX 65
CANFORD CHINE (Br)
82
3,364
1917
IRON ORE
SD SYDNEY CB, RETURNED
CAPE YORK (Br)
25
5,027
1926
LUMBER, WHEAT, METAL
JOINED EX BHX 65, SUNK BY A/C E COAST UK
CETUS (Nor)
34
2,614
1920
PITPROPS
POSSIBLY AFTER JOINING WN 11
CHAMA (Br)
74
8,077
1938
FUEL OIL, DIESO
JOINED EX BHX 65
CITY OF HANKOW (Br)
43
7,360
1915
GENERAL
SD SYDNEY CB
CONUS (Br)
95
8,132
1931
FFO
JOINED EX BHX 65
CYMBULA (Br)
84
8,082
1938
AVGAS
JOINED EX BHX 65
ECLIPSE (Br)
56
9,767
1931
DIESO, FUEL OIL
JOINED EX BHX 65
EMPIRE MERLIN (Br)
46
5,763
1919
SULPHUR
JOINED EX BHX 65, STRAGGLED & SUNK BY U 48
F J WOLFE (Br)
36
12,190
1932
DIESO, FUEL OIL
JOINED EX BHX 65
FERNBANK (Nor)
91
4,333
1924
NEWSPRINT
 
FIRCREST (Br)
64
5,394
1907
NK
SUNK BY U 124
FRENCH 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 12/08 - 13/08
GARD (Nor)
51
8,259
1938
FUEL OIL
 
GITANO (Br)
11
3,956
1921
GENERAL
 
GODETIA 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 20/08 - 27/08
HARPALYCE (Br)
31
5,169
1940
STEEL
SUNK BY U 124
HOUSATONIC (Br)
32
5,559
1919
FUEL OIL
 
INVERLEE (Br)
57
9,158
1938
FFO
JOINED EX BHX 65
JUNO (Du)
33
1,763
1908
PAPER, LUMBER
SD SYDNEY CB
LA BREA (Br)
26
6,665
1916
FUEL OIL
JOINED EX BHX 65, STRAGGLED,SUNK BY U 48
LAURIER 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 12/08 - 14/08
LODESTONE (Br)
37
4,877
1938
WHEAT, LEAD, LUMBER
JOINED EX BHX 65
LOWESTOFT 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 26/08 - 27/08
MANCHESTER MERCHANT (Br)
72
7,264
1940
GENERAL
SD SYDNEY CB
MAPLEWOOD (Br)
52
4,566
1930
GRAIN
 
NELLIE (Gk)
63
4,826
1913
PAPER
SD SYDNEY CB
NERISSA (Br)
61
5,583
1926
GENERAL
190 TROOPS EX NEWFOUNDLAND
NIKOKLIS (Gk)
81
3,576
1921
SCRAP IRON
 
NORDLYS (Br)
54
3,726
1916
PITPROPS
SD SYDNEY CB
PECTEN (Br)
75
7,468
1927
FFO
JOINED EX BHX 65, STRAGGLED AND SUNK BY U 57
PRINS MAURITS (Du)
23
1,287
1936
GENERAL
SD SYDNEY CB
RANGITANE (Br)
44
16,712
1929
FRIG, GENERAL
JOINED EX BHX 65
REEDPOOL (Br)
21
4,848
1924
STEEL
 
REGENT PANTHER (Br)
55
9,556
1937
AVGAS
JOINED EX BHX 65
REMUERA (Br)
65
11,445
1911
FRIG, GENERAL
JOINED EX BHX 65, SUNK BY A/C
SAGUENAY 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 12/08 - 14/08
SITALA (Br)
45
6,218
1937
FUEL OIL
JOINED EX BHX 65
SKEENA 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 24/08 - 27/08
SOLARIUM (Br)
94
6,239
1936
PETROL
JOINED EX BHX 65
STAKESBY (Br)
62
3,900
1930
PITPROPS
TORPEDOED 25.8 BY U 124
STATESMAN (Br)
35
7,939
1923
GENERAL
JOINED EX BHX 65
TARIA (Du)
66
10,354
1939
FUEL OIL
JOINED EX BHX 65
TORR HEAD (Br)
92
5,021
1937
GENERAL
SD SYDNEY CB
TORVANGER (Nor)
42
6,568
1920
STEEL, SCRAP IRON
 
USKBRIDGE (Br)
53
2,715
1940
LUMBER
SD SYDNEY CB RETURNED
VOLTAIRE 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 12/08 - 23/08
WELSH PRINCE (Br)
22
5,148
1940
GENERAL
 
WESTCOTT 
 
 
 
 
ESCORT 24/08 - 27/08
WINKLEIGH (Br)
14
5,468
1940
WHEAT, ZINC, LUMBER
JOINED EX BHX 65

Additional notes by Arnold Hague and co-workers for convoy HX.65:

    WESTCOTT ex OB 201, SKEENA & GODETIA ex OA 201
    COMMODORE: V-Adm B G WASHINGTON CMG DSO IN HARPALYCE
    VICE COMMODORE: R-Adm E W LEIR DSO IN MANCHESTER MERCHANT
Data supplied by Don Kindell, extracted from the late Arnold Hague's papers with the kind permission of Mrs. Gill Hague.