HMS Duchess (H64)

Casualty List

Navy: Royal Navy
Type: Destroyer
Class: Daring 
Pennant: H64   
Built by: Palmers Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd (Jarrow-on-Tyne, U.K.) 
Laid down: 12 Jun, 1931 
Launched: 19 Jul, 1932 
Commissioned: 24 Jan, 1933 
Complement: 190
Lost: 12 December 1939 (Lt. Cdr. R. C. M. White, RN.) collided with the battleship HMS Barham and sinks some 9 miles off the Mull of Kintyre, Scotland. in position (55.21.86N 06.02.70W) Loss of 131 lives.

Return to List