H.M.S. Grenville (1935)

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H.M.S. Grenville (1935)
Builder: Yarrow & Company[1]
Launched: 15 Aug, 1935[2]
Sunk: 19 Jan, 1940[3]
H.M.S. Grenville was one of thirty-five "G","H" and "I" Class destroyers completed for the Royal Navy. As one of the three "leaders" built, she had an additional 4.7-in gun and a larger complement to accomodate the staff of the Captain (D) leading the formation.

Service

Commissioned 1 July, 1936 for service as the flagship of the First Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[4]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 40.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 40.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. p. 40.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 245.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 245.


"G", "H" and "I" Class Destroyer
"G" Class Leader
  Grenville  
Destroyers
  Gallant Garland Gipsy Glowworm  
  Grafton Grenade Greyhound Griffin  
"H" Class Leader
  Hardy  
Destroyers
  Hasty Havock Hereward Hero  
  Hostile Hotspur Hunter Hyperion  
Brazilian "H" Destroyers
  Harvester Havant Havelock  
  Hesperus Highlander Hurricane  
"I" Class Leader
  Inglefield  
Destroyers
  Icarus Ilex Imogen Imperial  
  Impulsive Intrepid Isis Ivanhoe  
Turkish "I" Destroyers
  Inconstant Ithuriel  
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