HMS Greyhound (H05)
|Built by:||Vickers Armstrong (Barrow-in-Furness, U.K.): Parsons|
|Laid down:||20 Sep, 1934|
|Launched:||15 Aug, 1935|
|Commissioned:||31 Jan, 1936|
|Lost:||22 May, 1941 (Cdr.
W.R. Marshall-A\'Deane, RN., DSO, DSC)
(c 36-00'N,23-15'E) sunk by bombs from German Stuka (Ju-87) dive bombers in the Kithera Channel during the battle for Crete.
The British destroyers HMS Grenville, HMS Greyhound, HMS Griffin and the Polish destroyer Blyskawica formed the escort of two British minelayers which conducted a night operation off the German coast. Mines were laid between Sylt Island and the harbor of Emden.
14 Jan, 1940