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HMS Glowworm (1936) DD  (3rd)

    
This the third ship to carry the name HMS Glowworm was a G Class, destroyer.

Built by Thornycroft, laid down 15-Aug-1934, launched 22-Jul-1935, commissioned 22-Jan-1936.

At the start of WW2 was with the 1st Destroyer Flotilla in home waters.

Took part in the Norwegian Campaign, where 08-Apr-1940 she sank after ramming and damaging the German ship, Admiral Hipper, off Norwegian coast.

Won the Battle Honours: Atlantic 1939, Norway 1940 and 'Admiral Hipper' 1940.

 

Other HMS Glowworm
- 1st  HMS Glowworm
- 2nd HMS Glowworm
- 3rd HMS Glowworm

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This page last edited - 04 December, 2012.

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