HMS Diana (H 49)
Destroyer of the D class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Palmers Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd (Jarrow-on-Tyne, U.K.)|
|Ordered||2 Feb 1931|
|Laid down||12 Jun 1931|
|Launched||16 Jun 1932|
|Commissioned||20 Dec 1932|
|End service||6 Sep 1940|
HMS Diana was transferred to the Royal Canadian Navy as HMCS Margaree on 6 September 1940.
|Career notes||Became the Canadian destroyer Margaree|
Commands listed for HMS Diana (H 49)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Edward Gerard Le Geyt, RN||20 Jun 1939||6 Sep 1940|
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Notable events involving Diana include:
21 Feb 1940
HMS Diana (Lt.Cdr. E.G. Le Geyt, RN) picks up 35 men from the British merchant Loch Maddy that was torpedoed and damaged by German U-boat U-57 about 20 nautical miles south-south-east of Copinsay, Orkney Islands.