HMS Imogen (D44)

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Navy: Royal Navy
Type: Destroyer
Pennant: D 44 
Built by: Hawthorn Leslie & Co. (Hebburn-on-Tyne, U.K.) 
Ordered: 14 Nov, 1935 
Laid down: 18 Jan, 1936 
Launched: 30 Oct, 1936 
Commissioned: 2 Jun, 1937 
Complement: 145
Lost: 16 July, 1940 (c 58-30'N, 3-00'W) Western Europe, off Pentland Firth, North Scotland HMS Imogen collided with the British light cruiser HMS Glasgow and caught fire and was abandoned off Duncansby Head, Scotland. 
History: 13 Oct, 1939
The German submarine U-42 was sunk south-west of Ireland, in position 49.12N, 16.00W, by depth charges from the British destroyers HMS Imogen and HMS Ilex.

25 Feb, 1940
The German submarine U-63 tried to attack convoy HN-14, in doing so she was sighted by the British submarine HMS Narwhal. The escorting destroyers HMS Escort, HMS Inglefield and HMS Imogen were warned. They located, attacked and sank U-63 with depth charges south east of the Shetland Islands.

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