HMS Kashmir (F12)/G12

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Navy: Royal Navy
Type: Destroyer
Pennant: F 12 /G12
Built by: Thornycroft (Southampton, U.K.) 
Laid down: Oct, 1937 
Launched: 4 Apr, 1939 
Commissioned: 26 Oct, 1939 
Complement: 183
Lost: 23 May, 1941 (Cdr. H. A. King, RN.) ( c 34-30N, 23-15E) Eastern Med. off south Crete was bombed and sunk by1 bomb each from a German Ju.87 or Ju.88 dive bombers
History: 29 Nov, 1939
The German submarine U-35 was sunk in the North Sea, in position 60.53N, 02.47E, by depth charges from the British destroyers HMS Icarus, HMS Kingston and HMS Kashmir.

11 Oct, 1940
The battleship HMS Revenge sails from Plymouth with the destroyers HMS Javelin, HMS Jupiter, HMS Kelvin, HMS Kipling, HMS Jackal, HMS Jaguar and HMS Kashmir to shell the French port of Cherbourg.

20 Oct, 1940
The British destroyers HMS Kashmir, HMS Jaguar, HMS Broke and the Polish destroyer Blyskawica conducted a patrol in the English Channel. They detected four German destroyers. The enemy ships turned back to their base. The allied pursuit was unsuccessful

Former name: HMS Javelin

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