HMS Jackal (F22)

Casualty List

Navy: Royal Navy
Type: Destroyer
Class:
Pennant: F 22 
Built by: John Brown Shipbuilding & Engineering Company Ltd. (Clydebank, Scotland) 
Ordered: 25 Mar, 1937 
Laid down: 24 Sep, 1937 
Launched: 25 Oct, 1938 
Commissioned: 13 Apr, 1939 
Complement: 183
Lost: 12 May, 1942  (c 36-30N, 26-30E) Bombed and heavily damaged on 11 May 1942 off Mersa Matruth Egypt in the eastern Mediterranean by German Ju88 aircraft. She was sunk the next day by HMS Jervis. 
 
History: 11 Oct, 1940
The battleship HMS Revenge sails from Plymouth with the destroyers HMS Javelin, HMS Jupiter, HMS Kelvin, HMS Kipling, HMS Jackal, HMS Jaguar and HMS Kashmir to shell the French port of Cherbourg

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