HMS Havant (H 32)
Destroyer of the Havant class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||J.S. White & Co. (Cowes, U.K.)|
|Laid down||30 Mar 1938|
|Launched||17 Jul 1939|
|Commissioned||19 Dec 1939|
|Lost||1 Jun 1940|
|Loss position||51° 08'N, 2° 15'E|
Requisitioned by the Royal Navy on 4 September 1939 while being built for the Brazilian Navy. Named HMS Havant.
HMS Havant (Lt.Cdr. Anthony Frank Burnell-Nugent, DSC, RN) was heavily damaged by German aircraft off Dunkirk during the evacutation there. Havant was sunk by the minesweeper HMS Saltash (Lt.Cdr. T.R. Fowke, RN).
|Former name||Brazilian Javary|
Commands listed for HMS Havant (H 32)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Anthony Frank Burnell-Nugent, RN||21 Nov 1939||1 Jun 1940|
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