Silhouette of Halcyon Class Minesweeper. Complete list of vessels on the first 'Dervish' Arctic Convoy August 1941. Sleeveprint: Eastern Front against Nazism 1941-2011
When Hitler invaded the USSR on 22 June 1941 the response of Britain and its allies was almost immediate. Crucial supplies were provided via the Arctic convoys. The first of which, 'Dervish', left from Iceland on 21 August arriving in Archangel ten days later. Our design depicts HMS Halcyon which provided part of the naval escort and lists all the Royal Navy and Merchant Navy ships plus solitary Dutch vessel which formed this first convoy. Available in sizes small (36inch chest/90cms), medium (40inch/100cms) large (44inch/110cms), x-large (48inch/120cms) and xx-large (52inch/130cms). GIFT-WRAP SERVICE. With exclusive Philosophy Football paper and gift tag. To personalise your tag add your message in the 'special instructions' box at checkout.