21 Aug 1941

Iceland
  • The first Allied Arictic convoy, codenamed Dervish, set sail from Hvalfjörður, Iceland for Arhangelsk, Russia. ww2dbase [Arctic Convoys | Hvalfjörður | CPC]
29 Sep 1941

Iceland
16 Nov 1941

Iceland
8 Dec 1941

Iceland
31 Dec 1941

Iceland
8 Jan 1942

Iceland
30 Oct 1942

Iceland
  • Russian freighter Dekabrist, US freighter John Walker, and British freighter Empire Gilbert departed Hvalfjörður, Iceland in Operation FB. ww2dbase [Arctic Convoys | Hvalfjörður | CPC]
1 Nov 1942

Iceland
  • US freighter Hugh Williamson and British freighter Empire Sky departed Hvalfjörður, Iceland in Operation FB. ww2dbase [Arctic Convoys | Hvalfjörður | CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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Thomas Dodd, late 1945