HMS Hardy (i) (H 87)
Destroyer of the H class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Cammell Laird Shipyard (Birkenhead, U.K.)|
|Ordered||5 Sep 1934|
|Laid down||30 May 1935|
|Launched||7 Apr 1936|
|Commissioned||11 Dec 1936|
|Lost||10 Apr 1940|
|Loss position||68° 23'N, 17° 06'E|
HMS Hardy (Capt. Bernard Armitage Warburton-Lee, RN) was the leader of 2nd Destroyer Flotilla during attack on ten German destroyers in Narvik. Completed successful attack in sinking two German destroyers plus several merchant ships. On withdrawing to seaward, the 2nd DF ran into further German destroyers and was hit on the bridge, out of control and with German fire concentrated on her she was driven ashore, capsized and sank in position 68º23'N, 17º06'E.
Commands listed for HMS Hardy (i) (H 87)
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|1||Capt. Bernard Armitage Warburton-Lee, RN||28 Jul 1939||10 Apr 1940 (+)|
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