HMS Valentine (i) (L 69)
Destroyer of the Admiralty V & W class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||Admiralty V & W|
|Built by||Cammell Laird Shipyard (Birkenhead, U.K.)|
|Laid down||7 Aug 1916|
|Launched||24 Mar 1917|
|Commissioned||27 Jun 1917|
|Lost||15 May 1940|
|Loss position||51° 20'N, 3° 49'E|
The British destroyer HMS Valentine (i) (L 69) lost on 15 May 1940 in position 51° 20'N, 3° 49'E.
Reconstruction to Fast Escort at Devonport Dockyard completed on 28 March 1940. Pennant number was D 49 changed to L 69 upon completion of this reconstruction.
HMS Valentine (Cdr. Herbert James Buchanan, RAN) was beached and abandoned off Terneuzen, the Netherlands in position 51º20'N, 03º49'E after being bombed by German Ju-87 Stuka dive bombers on 15 May 1940.
Commands listed for HMS Valentine (i) (L 69)
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|1||Cdr. Herbert James Buchanan, RAN||1 Feb 1940||15 May 1940|
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