Contribued by Doug Thompson (firstname.lastname@example.org), with his own comments interspersed throughout.
Royal Navy ships stationed outside of Home Fleet or the Mediterranean in
NB: this includes ships of the Royal Australian and Royal Canadian Navies.
CL: Psyche, Pyramus
Wallaroo (used as a guard ship)
AUSTRALIA (all Royal Australian Navy)
CL: Melbourne, Sydney
DD: Parramatta, Yarra, Warrago (all "I" class)
(Rich Pelvin (email@example.com) notes that the design of these destroyers, while related to British practice of the period, was different enough for them to be considered as a unique class. In Australia they are usually referred to as the River Class).
SS: AE 1, AE 2
BA: Triumph (in reserve)
AC: Minotaur, Hampshire
DD: Chelmer, Colne, Jed, Kennet, Ribble, Usk, Welland Otter, Fame
SS: C 36-38
EAST INDIES (Columbo)
(Cape Verde Islands)
5th Cruiser Squadron
AC: Carnarvon (f), Cornwall, Cumberland, Monmouth
(Cape of Good Hope)
SOUTH AMERICA (Falklands?)
AC: Suffolk (f), Lancaster, Essex, Berwick
(Halifax- Royal Canadian Navy)
(British Columbia- RCN- Canadian Pacific Coast)
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