Operation Rupert R4 was part of the general British response to the German move on Norway in 1941 and involved units of the Home Fleet including the aircraft carrier HMS Glorious, a cruiser and a number of destroyers

British Forces recaptured Narvik and destroyed a number of German ships (Zestörers)

 

HMS Glorious

HMS GLORIOUS

 

The British forces were supported by the Admiralty owned tanker MFA British Lady which was escorted by HMS's Grenade and Encounter to Skelfjord, Norway

                          

British Lady 

MFA BRITISH LADY

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