HMS Ambuscade (D38)

Casualty List

Navy: RN
Type: Destroyer
Class: Prototype 
Pennant: D 38 
Built by: Yarrow Shipbuilders Ltd. (Scotstoun, Scotland) 
Ordered: 12 Jun, 1924 
Laid down: 8 Dec, 1924 
Launched: 15 Jan, 1926 
Commissioned: 15 Mar, 1927 
History:  
  HMS Ambuscade made 37.66 knots on trials and was more economical than the other prototype HMS Amazon.

Sold to be broken up for scrap on 23 November 1946. 

Events  
  7 Dec, 1940 The Dutch merchant Farmsum is torpedoed and sunk in the North Atlantic in position 5211'N, 2256'W. HMS Ambuscade later picks up 15 survivors.

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