HMS Ibis (U 99)
Sloop of the Black Swan class
Photo Courtesy of Graham White.
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Furness Shipbuilding Ltd. (Haverton Hill-on-Tees, U.K.) : Richardson Westgarth|
|Ordered||21 Jun 1939|
|Laid down||21 Sep 1939|
|Launched||28 Nov 1940|
|Commissioned||30 Aug 1941|
|Lost||10 Nov 1942|
|Loss position||37° 00'N, 3° 00'E|
The British sloop HMS Ibis (U 99) lost on 10 Nov 1942 in position 37° 00'N, 3° 00'E.
HMS Ibis (Cdr. Henry Maxwell Darell-Brown, RN) was sunk by a torpedo from Italian aircraft in the Western Mediterranean north off Algiers in position 37º00'N, 03º00'E.
Commands listed for HMS Ibis (U 99)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Henry Maxwell Darell-Brown, RN||Jun 1941||10 Nov 1942 (+)|
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Notable events involving Ibis include:
6 Nov 1941
HrMs O 9 (Lt. H.A.W. Goossens, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Clare (Lt.Cdr. L.H. Landman, RN), HMS Hartland (Lt.Cdr. G.P. Billot, RNR), HMS Ibis (Lt.Cdr. H.M. Darell-Brown, RN) and HMS Sunflower (Lt.Cdr. J.T. Jones, RD, RNR). (2)
- File 2.12.03.6377 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- File 2.12.03.6368 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)