HMS Ledbury

My Father in law Reginald Ansty served aboard HMS Ledbury during WW2. He took part in the relief of Malta convoy the North Atlantic convoys and the Invasion of Sicily.
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The damaged tanker OHIO, supported by Royal Navy destroyers HMS PENN (left) and HMS LEDBURY (right), approaches Malta after an epic voyage across the Mediterranean as part of convoy WS21S (Operation Pedestal) to deliver fuel and other vital supplies to the besieged island. OHIO's back was broken and her engines failed during earlier German and Italian attacks.

The damaged tanker OHIO, supported by Royal Navy destroyers HMS PENN (left) and…

OPERATION PEDESTAL AUGUST 1942. Malta resupply convoy. 12 August: Air attacks: An Italian aerial reconnaissance photograph of the convoy.

AUG 12 1942 Pitched battles all around Pedestal convoy : Air attacks: An Italian aerial reconnaissance photograph of the convoy.

HMS Ledbury (L90) rescued 44 Men from the Merchantman SS 'Waimarama', Pedestal Convoy, 1942.

Survivors: HMS 'Ledbury' Rescued 44 Men from the Merchantman SS 'Waimarama', Pedestal Convoy, 1942

H.M.S Ledbury ahead of The Ohio. The Ohio is now in critical condition and is being towed to Malta.

S Ledbury ahead of The Ohio. The Ohio is now in critical condition and is being towed to Malta.

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