Convoy ONS 5

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British Forces involved in organizing and escorting ONS 5
Merchants of ONS 5
U-boats involved in operations against ONS 5
 
KTB for U-628's 3rd war patrol - 8 April - 19 May 1943
Messages concerning the make up and initial routing of ONS 5
Tactical Messages concerning ONS 5
Reports of Escort Group B7 - Close Escort for ONS 5
    Part One
Comments of Senior Officer, Close Escort
    Part Two
Report of Proceedings - Senior Officer, Close Escort in HMS Duncan
    Part Three
Report of Proceedings - Senior Officer, Close Escort in HMS Tay
    Appendix A
HMS Vidette - Report of Proceedings
  HMS Snowflake - Report of Proceedings
  HMS Sunflower - Report of Proceedings
  HMS Loosestrife - Report of Proceedings
  HMS Pink - Report of Proceedings
 
HMS Northern Gem - Report of Proceedings
 
HMS Northern Spray - Report of Proceedings
    Appendix B
HMS Duncan - Reports of attacks on U-boat
 
HMS Tay - Reports of attacks on U-boat
  HMS Vidette - Reports of attacks on U-boat
 
HMS Snowflake - Reports of attacks on U-boat
 
HMS Sunflower - Reports of attacks on U-boat
 
HMS Loosestrife - Reports of attacks on U-boat
 
HMS Pink - Reports of attacks on U-boat
    Appendix C
Appendix on aircraft cooperation by HMS Duncan
    Appendix D
Appendix on fuelling and fuel consumption
    Appendix E
Signals
    Appendix F
R/T log of HMS Tay
    Appendix G
H/F D/F report
    Appendix H & I Track Charts and Recommendations are not present
Reports of 3rd Escort Group - Supported ONS 5 from 0200 1st May to 0800 6th May
Cover letter
Reports of Proceedings - 3rd Escort Group
    Section I
HMS Offa - Report of Proceedings
    Section II
HMS Oribi - Report of Proceedings
    Section III
HMS Penn - Report of Proceedings
    Section IV
HMS Panther - Report of Proceedings
    Appendix I
Relevant Signals
    Appendix II
Communications
    Appendix III
Oiling at sea
 
3rd Escort Group - Reports of attacks on U-boats
Reports of 1st Support Group - Supported ONS 5 from 0400 6th May to 0600 7th May
Cover letter
Report of Proceedings - 1st Support Group
    Enclosure I
Track Chart
    Enclosure II
Relative signals
    Enclosure III
HMS Pelican - Report of attack on U-boat
 
HMS Spey - Report of attack on U-boat
 
HMS Sennen - Report of Proceedings and Reports of attacks on U-boat
 
HMS Jed - Report of attack on U-boat
    Enclosure IV
H/F D/F report
Report of the Commodore ONS 5
 
Commodore's report on ONS 5
 
Convoy Form "D"
 
Convoy 0800 B.S.T. positions
 
Submarine report
 
Report on collision
 
Report on B.A.M.S. transmissions
 Interviews with the Masters of torpedoed ships
 Remarks of Commander in Chief Canadian North West Atlantic
 Remarks by Commodore (D) Western Approaches
 Remarks by Commander in Chief Western Approaches
Assessments of Attacks by Escorts of ONS 5