Allied transport of units
Here the convoys transporting units to and from Norway will be described.
Operation Henry 
A detachment of seamen and marines from HMS Glasgow and Sheffield lands in Namsos on 14.April. Their mission is to set up a base for future operations. They are in all 350 men. On 17.April they embark again.
Operation Primrose 
A detachment of seamen and marines from HMS Hood, Nelson and Barham (then in dock) were in all haste assembled and sent toward ┼lesund in four sloops. Their mission was to set up a base for future operations. The target were changed while underway and on evening 17.April they debark at ┼ndalsnes and with a smaller detachment sent to ┼lesund. They are in all 45 officers and 680 men. Heavier equipment is 21st light AA-battery with eight 2 pdr AA-guns, two 3.7 inch howitzers and two searchlights from 11th Searchlight Regiment of Royal Marines. In ┼lesund two 4 inch naval guns and later two 3 inch high angle guns were stationed. It is unclear if the guns in ┼lesund ever were combat ready as they lacked important parts.
Operation Sicle 
17.April the 148th Brigade embarks in Rosyth
Half the Leicesters battalion were transported to Molde on cruiser Arethusa and AA-cruiser Carlisle to Molde.
The Brigade HQ (parts), the Foresters battalion, were transported to ┼ndalsnes on cruiser Galatea, AA-cruiser Curacoa and destroyers Acheron and Arrow.
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