HMS Wryneck (i) (D21)

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Navy: Royal Navy
Type: Destroyer
Class: Admiralty V & W 
Pennant: D 21 
Mod: Fast escort 
Built by: Palmers Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd (Jarrow-on-Tyne, U.K.) 
Laid down: Sep, 1917 
Launched: 13 May, 1918 
Commissioned: 11 Nov, 1918 
Complement: 146
Lost: 27 Apr, 1941  (c 36-30'N, 23-30'E)  (Cdr. R.H.D. Lane, RN.) was sunk by bombs from German Ju-87 (Stuka) aircraft  Eastern Mediterranean, east of Cape Malea, south east of Greece. Hms'Diamond' also sunk.

Commanding Officer:
HMS Wryneck was in Dockyard Control at the outbreak of the 2nd World War

Cdr. Robert Henry Douglas Lane, RN
26 July 1940 - 27 April 1941 + 

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