HMS Thanet (H29)(G29)

Casualty List

Navy: Royal Navy
Type: Destroyer
Class: Admiralty S 
Pennant: H 29 /G29
Built by: Hawthorn Leslie & Co. (Hebburn-on-Tyne, U.K.) 
Ordered: Jun, 1917 
Laid down: 13 Dec, 1917 
Launched: 5 Nov, 1918 
Commissioned: 30 Aug, 1919 
Complement: 134
Lost: 27 Jan, 1942  (Lt. Cdr. B.S. Davies, RN.) was sunk by gunfire of Japanese 5.5” cruiser ‘Sendai’ and Destroyers Fubuki, Asagiri, Yugiri, Shirayuki and the minesweeper W1 off Endau (east coast of Malaya) while attacking Japanese transport ships together with HMAS Vampire. 

Commanding Officers:
Lt.Cdr. John Mowlam, RN
10 February 1939 – April 1941

Lt.Cdr. Bernard Sydney Davies, RN (retired)
April 1941- 27 January 1942 


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