HMS Blean (L 47)
Escort destroyer of the Hunt (Type III) class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||Hunt (Type III)|
|Built by||Hawthorn Leslie & Co. (Hebburn-on-Tyne, U.K.)|
|Ordered||28 Jul 1940|
|Laid down||22 Feb 1941|
|Launched||15 Jan 1942|
|Commissioned||23 Aug 1942|
|Lost||11 Dec 1942|
|Loss position||35.55N, 01.50W|
HMS Blean (Lt. Norman John Parker, RN) was sunk about 60 nautical miles west of Oran, Algeria in position 35º55'N, 01º50'W by a torpedo from the German submarine U-443. 89 members of her crew went down with the ship.
Hit by U-boat
|U-boat Attack||See our U-boat attack entry for the HMS Blean|
Commands listed for HMS Blean (L 47)
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|1||Lt. Norman John Parker, RN||20 Jul 1942||11 Dec 1942|
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