British Ships
Home Up British Ships Sea Invasion Air attacks Evacuation

 

The British Mediterranean fleet in 1941, and the forces available to Admiral Cunningham.

Site Map

Battleships
Warspite, Valiant, Queen Elizabeth
Aircraft Carrier
Formidable	
Cruisers
Orion, Dido, Gloucester, Fiji, Ajax, Perth, Naiad, 
Phoebe
AA Cruisers
Coventry, Calcutta, Carlisle
Destroyers
Napier, Nizam, Kelly, Kandahar, Kingston, Kipling, 
Kashmir, Kelvin, Kimberley, Juno, Janus, Jervis,
Jackal, Jaguar, Nubian, Isis, Imperial, Ilex, Hero,
Hotspur, Hereward, Hasty, Havock, Griffin, 
Greyhound, Decoy, Defender, Stuart, Voyager,
Vendetta
Sloops
Auckland, Flamingo, 
Minelayer
Abdiel
Assault ships
Glenroy, Glengyle, Glenearn
Oiler
Brambleleaf

 

These would be spilt up into various "Forces" during the battle, primarily Forces, A, A1, B, C, and D  Some of the destroyers would join the action as a destroyer flotilla from Malta under Lord Louis Mountbatten in the Kelly.