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HMS Jersey (1939) DD  (7th)

    
This the seventh ship to carry the name HMS Jersey was a J Class, destroyer.

Built by White, laid down 28-Sep-1937, launched 26-Sep-1938, and commissioned 28-Apr-1939.

On completion joined the 7th Destroyer Flotilla based on the Humber.

At the start of WW2 was renumbered the 5th Flotilla.

While off Cromer 07-Dec-1939 in company with HMS Juno, was torpedoed and badly damaged by German destroyers Lody & Geise. Repairs took until Sep-1940.

Then it was to the Mediterranean.

On 04-May-1941 struck a mine and sank off the entrance to Grand Harbour, Malta.

Won the Battle Honour: Mediterranean 1941.

 

Other HMS Jersey
- 1st  HMS Jersey
- 2nd HMS Jersey
- 3rd HMS Jersey
- 4th HMS Jersey
- 5th HMS Jersey
- 6th HMS Jersey
- 7th HMS Jersey
- 8th HMS Jersey

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This page last edited - 27 March, 2013.

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