HMS Grenade (H 86)
Destroyer of the G class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||A. Stephen & Sons Ltd. (Glasgow, Scotland)|
|Ordered||5 Mar 1934|
|Laid down||3 Oct 1934|
|Launched||12 Nov 1935|
|Commissioned||28 Mar 1936|
|Lost||29 May 1940|
|Loss position||51° 24'N, 2° 49'E|
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HMS Grenade (Cdr. Richard Courtenay Boyle, RN) was bombed at Dunkirk while embarking troops, hit again and finally towed out of the harbour where she sank. One bomb passed down one of the funnels.
Commands listed for HMS Grenade (H 86)
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|1||Cdr. Richard Courtenay Boyle, RN||26 Jul 1938||29 May 1940|
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