HMS Hambledon (L37 )
|Class:||Hunt (Type I)|
|Built by:||Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd. (Wallsend-on-Tyne, U.K.): Wallsend|
|Laid down:||9 Jun, 1939|
|Launched:||12 Dec, 1939|
|Commissioned:||8 Jun, 1940|
|History:||HMS Hambledon hit an
acoustic mine in the English Channel in October 1940 during operation Lucid,
a planned raid with numerous incendiary vessels, gunboats, MTBs,
minesweepers and other escort destroyers on the German invasion fleets
assembled in the French channel ports. She was severely damaged. Repairs
were completed in May 1941. Hulked in 1955.
Scrapped at Tyne in September 1957.