HMS Penylan (L 89)
Escort destroyer of the Hunt (Type III) class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||Hunt (Type III)|
|Built by||Vickers Armstrong (Barrow-in-Furness, U.K.)|
|Ordered||28 Jul 1940|
|Laid down||4 Jun 1941|
|Launched||17 Mar 1942|
|Commissioned||25 Aug 1942|
|Lost||3 Dec 1942|
|Loss position||50.08N, 03.39W|
HMS Penylan (Lt.Cdr. John Henry Wallace, DSC, RN) was sunk by torpedo from the German Motor Torpedo Boat (S-boat) S 115 in the English Channel, 5 nautical miles south of Start Point in position 50º08'N, 03º39'W. She was escorting coastal convoy PW-257 at the time.
Commands listed for HMS Penylan (L 89)
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|1||Lt. Henry Kirkwood, DSC, RN||16 Jul 1942||10 Oct 1942|
|2||Lt.Cdr. John Henry Wallace, DSC, RN||10 Oct 1942||3 Dec 1942|
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