HMS Marne (1941) DD (2nd)
This the second ship to carry the name HMS Marne was an M
Built by Vickers Armstrong on the Tyne, laid down 23-Oct-1939, launched 30-Oct-1940, and commissioned 02-Dec-1941.
Spent her war service mainly in the arctic.
To the Mediterranean mid 1942 for Malta convoy escort work.
Assisted in sinking the German minelayer Ulm, in the Barents Sea Aug-1942.
Torpedoed by U-515 12-Nov-1942 and had her stern blown off, but remained afloat, and was repaired.
Continued in service after the war.
Sold to Turkey 26-Mar-1958 and renamed Marseal Fevsi Cakmak.
Paid off 1970.
Other HMS Marne
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12 May, 2013.
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