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Destroyer Collection. Battle of Tarigo Convoy

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Crikey, its impossible to email Wargaming.net with feedback!

 

No idea if anyone from Wargaming.net monitors these posts.  But your historical reference in the collection for Battle of Tarigo Convoy is wrong.

 

The British Destroyers were not Force K but the 14th Destroyer Flotilla. But I can see where your researcher got confused!

 

During WW2 there were three Force K 'line ups'.  (a)1939,  (b)1941/2 and (c)1942.  The Battle of Tarigo Convoy was fought in April 1941.  At that date, there was no Force K operating. 

 

The 'first' Force K operated in 1939 from West Africa.  The 'second' Force K operated from in October 1941 to April 1942 and generally consisted of 2x Arethusa class Cruisers and 2x L class Destroyers.  This Force K fought the Battle of the Duisburg Convoy.  A night action where they sunk all the convoy and some escorts.  Very similar to the Tarigo convoy.  The 14th Destroyer Flotilla did eventually join the 'third' Force K in November 1942 with completely different cruisers.

 

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