HMS Lightning (G55)

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Navy: Royal Navy
Type: Destroyer
Pennant: G 55 / F55 
Built by: Hawthorn Leslie & Co. (Hebburn-on-Tyne, U.K.) 
Ordered: 31 Mar, 1938 
Laid down: 15 Nov, 1938 
Launched: 22 Apr, 1940 
Commissioned: 28 May, 1941 
Complement: 190
Lost: 12 Mar, 1943 (Cdr. H.G. Walters, DSC, RN.) 3753'N, 0950'E
  Was torpedoed and sunk in the Sicilian Straits by the German Motor Torpedo Boat (S-boat) S-55.
History: More information about HMS Lightning can be found on this offsite web( link). 

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