HMS Pelican(F86), an Egret class Sloop built by Thornycroft Woolston & commissioned 02/03/39. Initially assigned to Fishery protection, took part in Norweigan campaign and badly damaged in airraid at Narvik. Spemnt most of war on convoy dutie between UK & West Africa/Gibralter. Sank or shared sinking of 3 U-Boats(U-438, U-334 & U-448). Posted to Far East was accidently damaged en route at Aden. After WW II assigned to 2nd Frigate Flotilla, Malta. '54 assigned S.Atlantic. Scrapped '56.