HMS Jaguar F34 / G34

Casualty List

Navy: Royal Navy
Type: Destroyer
Pennant: F 34 /G34
Built by: William Denny & Brothers (Dumbarton, Scotland) 
Ordered: 25 Mar, 1937 
Laid down: 25 Nov, 1937 
Launched: 22 Nov, 1938 
Commissioned: 12 Sep, 1939 
Complement: 183
Lost: 26 Mar, 1942 (Lt. Cdr. L. R. K. Thyrwitt, RN., DSO, DSC) was hit by two torpedoes from German submarine U-652. (Fraatz).The ship caught fire and sank in a short time. Three officers and 190 ratings were lost. Eight officers and 45 ratings were picked up by the armed whaler HMS Klo and taken to Tobruk. 
History: 29 May, 1940
During Operation Dynamo (the evacuation of Dunkirk) HMS Jaguar was bombed and heavily damaged by German aircraft.

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.


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