HMS Electra (H27)

Casualty List

Navy: Royal Navy
Type: Destroyer
Pennant: H 27 
Built by: Hawthorn Leslie & Co. (Hebburn-on-Tyne, U.K.) 
Laid down: 15 Mar, 1933 
Launched: 15 Feb, 1934 
Commissioned: 15 Sep, 1934 
Complement: 145
Lost: 27 Feb, 1942 (Cdr. C. W. May, RN.) was sunk by Japanese light cruiser Jintsu. She was participating in the Battle of the Java Sea at the time of her loss. 117 crew lost in action
History: 13 Jun, 1940
HMS Antelope sustained damage after a collision with HMS Electra.

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