Dagfinn Ellif Kjeholt,

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HNoMS Glaisdale (L 44)Escort destroyer1 Jun 194312 Jul 1944

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Escort destroyer HNoMS Glaisdale (L 44)

11 Jul 1943
The British escort destroyers HMS Melbreak (Lt. G.E.C.G. Baines, RN), HMS Wensleydale (Lt. W.P. Goodfellow, RNVR) and the Norwegian escort destroyer HNoMS Glaisdale (Lt. D.E. Kjeholt, RNN) intercept a German convoy off Quessant, France. In the resulting battle the German minesweeper M-153 (874 tons) is sunk by the Glaisdale but Melbreak in turn is heavily damaged by the German torpedo boats T-24 and T-25.

23 Jun 1944
HNoMS Glaisdale (Lt. D.E. Kjeholt, RNN) was badly damaged by a mine off Normandy. She was towed to Hartlepool and taken out of service for the rest of the war. Glaisdale was decommissioned on 12 July 1944.

Repaired at Horten yard, Norway after the war. Served post war from 10 August 1946 until 1961 being renamed HNoMS Narvik (F 309). (1)


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