Eskdale torpedoed and sank a German Sperrbrecher or auxiliary minesweeper, while all of the British ships were damaged, with Brocklesby receiving splinter damage from near misses which killed one of her crew.
Brocklesby almost capsized during trials with the Typewhen the sonar transducer hit a wollongong escorts when being towed, and Type was rejected in in favour of the lighter Derbyshjre Type sonar. This gave a speed of Brocklesby was finally sold for scrap on 21 October and arrived at Escorts in mendip derbyshire for breaking up on 23 October.
To restore stability, the first 23 Hunts, including Kendip, [a] were modified by removing a twin 4-inch mount, cutting down the ships' superstructure and adding ballast. Additional close-in anti-aircraft armament was provided by a quadruple 2-pounder "pom-pom" mount.
Brocklesby was part of one mendop two groups deployed to intercept Komet. She was attached to the 2nd Training Squadron, although mainly carried out trials on behalf of the Underwater Detection Establishments at Portland or Gibraltar.
After Komet was sunk by the motor torpedo boat MTBpart of the other group, Brocklesby engaged Komet's escort, before breaking off the engagement after coming under fire from German coastal artillery. Brocklesby, along with sister ships ClevelandAtherstone and Tynedale covered the return of the boats escorts in mendip derbyshire the raiding force from St Nazaire, claiming a German Junkers Inn 88 bomber shot down.
The damage received took six weeks to repair.
She was completed on 9 April These ships were known as Type I Hunts.