Ships involved in the Battle of the Barents Sea (1942)

Can you name the ships involved in the Battle of the Barents Sea?

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Royal Navy
Town-class light cruiser: 
Crown Colony-class light cruiser [Burnett/Force R Flag]: 
A-class destroyer: 
O-class destroyer: 
O-class destroyer: 
O-class destroyer [Sherbrooke/Escort Flag]: 
O-class destroyer: 
O-class destroyer: 
Halcyon-class minesweeper: 
Flower-class corvette: 
Flower-class corvette: 
Armed trawler: 
Armed trawler: 
Kriegsmarine
Admiral Hipper-class heavy cruiser [Kummetz's Flag]: 
Deutschland-class heavy cruiser: 
Type 1934-class destroyer: 
Type 1934A-class destroyer: 
Type 1934A-class destroyer: 
Type 1936A/Narvik-class destroyer: 
Type 1936A/Narvik-class destroyer: 
Type 1936A/Narvik-class destroyer: 
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  • The Battle of the Barents Sea was fought north of Norway's North Cape on 31st December 1942 between the German Kriegsmarine and Royal Navy ships escorting the 14 ships of Arctic Convoy JW 51B to the USSR. The German raiders failed to inflict any losses on the convoy, although they sank two escorting ships in return for the loss of a precious destroyer. This infuriated Hitler, who subsequently ordered German naval strategy to focus on the U-boat fleet instead of on surface ships.
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