Operation Narvik

This was a British pair of convoy operations (‘Narvik I’ and ‘Narvik II’) to move merchant shipping from Narvik in Norway to Methil in Scotland (October/December 1939).

‘Narvik I’ on 26/31 October saw the movement of 12 British ships (3,477-ton Albuera, 3,932-ton Alex, 4,890 Carperby, 4,791-ton Cree, 3,917-ton Creekirk, 5,831-ton Imperial Monarch, 4,330 Leo Dawson, 5,248-ton Lindenhall, 4,751-ton Polzella, 4,993-ton Riley, 4,665-ton Santa Clara Valley, and 4,662-ton Starcross), and ‘Narvik II’ on 18/24 December saw the movement of one Greek and six British ships (Greek Flora and British 3,081-ton Baron Kelvin, 3,178-ton Baron Ruthven, 3,726-ton Clara Lilley, 4,674-ton Flimston, 3,918-ton Fylingdale and 4,876-ton Otterpool).