H.M.S. Delight (1932)

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H.M.S. Delight (1932)
Builder: Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company
Launched: 2 Jun, 1932[1]
Sunk: 29 Jul, 1940[2]
H.M.S. Delight was one of fourteen "C" and "D" Class destroyers completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Delight commissioned at Portsmouth on 1 April, 1933 under command of Commander Albert Lawrence Poland for service with the First Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[3]

Delight re-commissioned at Devonport on 23 October, 1934 for service with the Eighth Destroyer Flotilla on the China Station.[4]

Delight re-commissioned on 11 December, 1935 for service with the Eighth Destroyer Flotilla on the China Station.[5]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 38.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 38.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 230.
  4. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 229.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 229.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 230.
  7. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 229.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 229.
  9. Uboat.net page on the man.
  10. Uboat.net page on the man.


"C" and "D" Class Destroyer
"C" Class Leader
  Kempenfelt  
Destroyers
  Comet Crescent Crusader Cygnet  
"D" Class Leader
  Duncan  
Destroyers
  Dainty Daring Decoy Defender  
  Delight Diamond Diana Duchess  
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