HMS Diamond (1932) DD  (10th)

This the tenth ship to carry the name HMS Diamond was a D Class, destroyer.

Built by Vickers Armstrong of Barrow, laid down Sep-1931, launched 08-Apr-1932, and commissioned 02-Nov-1932.

At the start of WW2, Diamond with the other D Class destroyers was on the China Station. They were ordered first to the Mediterranean. Then Diamond was sent to the South Atlantic. In May-1940 it was back to the Mediterranean. On 27-Apr-1940 during the evacuation of Greece, Diamond was bombed and sunk south of Morea.

Won the Battle Honours: Spartivento 1940, Mediterranean 1941, Malta Convoys 1941 and Greece 1941.


Other HMS Diamond
- 1st  HMS Diamond
- 2nd HMS Diamond
- 3rd HMS Diamond
- 4th HMS Diamond
- 5th HMS Diamond
- 6th HMS Diamond
- 7th HMS Diamond
- 8th HMS Diamond
- 9th HMS Diamond
- 10th HMS Diamond
- 11th HMS Diamond
- 12th HMS Diamond

- D Class (1932) DD
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This page last edited - 21 May, 2012.

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