Allied Warships

HMS Exmoor (i) (L 61)

Escort destroyer of the Hunt (Type I) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeEscort destroyer
ClassHunt (Type I) 
PennantL 61 
Built byVickers Armstrong (Newcastle-on-Tyne, U.K.): Parsons 
Ordered21 Mar 1939 
Laid down8 Jun 1939 
Launched25 Jan 1940 
Commissioned18 Oct 1940 
Lost25 Feb 1941 
Loss position52° 32'N, 2° 05'E
History

HMS Exmoor (Lt.Cdr. Robert Tindle Lampard, RN) was sunk about 12 nautical miles east-north-east of Lowestoft, Sussex, England in position 52º32'N 02º05'E while escorting convoy FN 417. She was hit aft by a torpedo fired by the German motor torpedo boat S-30, she caught fire and sank quickly. 4 officers, including her Commanding Officer and 100 men were lost with the ship.  

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1Lt.Cdr. Robert Tindle Lampard, RN5 Jun 194025 Feb 1941 (+)

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