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HMS Havant |
Laid Down :
Launched : 5th September 1939
Completed : 19th December 1939
Type : Destroyer
Class : Havant
Builder : White
Country : UK
Pennants : H32
Fate : Ordered by Brazil in 1937 as Javari and laid down 30th March 1938, launched 17th July 1939. Requisitioned 5th September 1939 and renamed Havant. Sunk 1st June 1940.
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HMS Havant, 1939.
Timeline Entries :
17th July 1939 - Launched
21st November 1939 - Lt.Cdr. Anthony Frank Burnell-Nugent, RN in Command
19th December 1939 - Completed
19th December 1939 - After working up at Portland, Joined 9th Destroyer Flotilla and operated with the Home Fleet
4th February 1940 - Sailed Plymouth for a position 40 miles 270Â° from Cape Finisterre.
29th February 1940 - Under repair at Plymouth
15th March 1940 - Sailed Portsmouth for the Clyde
16th March 1940 - Arrived in the Clyde
22nd March 1940 - Arrived Plymouth
25th March 1940 - Searched a wreck off Bull Point
1st April 1940 - 9th Destroyer Flotilla
1st April 1940 - Lt. Cdr. A.F. Burnell-Nugent in Command
5th April 1940 - Joined Convoy SL.25
8th April 1940 - Detached from Convoy SL.25 on arrival
1st June 1940 - Sunk off Dunkirk
Database Currently Holds : 6273 ships and 6288 crew!
Last edited : 12:59, March 29, 2011
By : jbryce1437
First Added : 12:42, December 9, 2010
By : kc
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