H.M.S. Diamond (1932)

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H.M.S. Diamond (1932)
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs, Barrow
Launched: 8 Apr, 1932[1]
Commissioned: 8 Nov, 1932[2]
Sunk: 27 Apr, 1941[3]
H.M.S. Diamond was one of fourteen "C" and "D" Class destroyers completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Commissioned at Devonport on 8 November, 1932 for service with the First Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[4]

Commissioned at Devonport on 23 October, 1934 for service with the Eighth Destroyer Flotilla on the China Station.[5]

Re-commissioned on 11 December, 1935 for service with the Eighth Destroyer Flotilla on the China Station.[6]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 38.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 231.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 38.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 231.
  5. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 231.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 230.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 231.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 231.
  9. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 231.
  10. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 230.
  11. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  12. Uboat.net page on the ship.


"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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