This gave a speed of She was commissioned on 29 Decemberwith the Pennant L At least one patrol boat, V was sunk. These ships were known as Type I Hunts.
Cottesmore was one of several Sheerness-based destroyers ordered to intercept the German ships, but failed to make contact. To restore stability, the first 23 Hunts, including Cottesmore, were modified by removing a twin 4-inch mount, cutting down the keyser wv milf personals superstructure and adding ballast.
The convoy's escort repelled the attack.
Additional close-in anti-aircraft armament was provided by a quadruple 2-pounder "pom-pom" mount. Samuel White shipyard at Cowes. In NovemberCottesmore and sister ship Garth escorted the monitors Erebus and Brookston in milf personals when they bombarded Walcheren during Operation Infatuatethe British landings on the island.