HMS Lance (1941) DD  (2nd)

This the second ship to carry the name HMS Lance was an L Class, destroyer.

Built by Yarrow, laid down 01-Mar-1939, launched 28-Nov-1940, and commissioned 13-May-1941.

On commissioning served in Home waters and took part in the initial operations in the hunt for the Bismarck.

Mid-1941 moved to the Mediterranean as part of the 13th Destroyer flotilla.

22-Oct-1942, while at Malta harbour was bombed and wrecked. Towed back to the UK 1944 to Chatham, declared a total constructive loss and sold for breaking up Jun-1944.

Won the Battle Honours: Mediterranean 1941 and Malta Convoys 1941-42


Other HMS Lance
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- 2nd HMS Lance

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This page last edited - 30 June, 2012.

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