Scale of Destoyer Escort for Ocean Convoys


Grove, Eric J. The Defeat of the Enemy Attack on Shipping 1939-1945, Table 5.
Navy Records Society, volume 137 (Ashgate Publications), 1997.
Despite the title, this book contains some valuable information on the WW1 submarine campaign, and is well worth consulting.

Over 22 Ships in Convoy (max allowed in 1 convoy- 36) 8
Between 16 and 22 (inclusive) 7
Under 16 6

These numbers were increased considerably for Troop Convoys.

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