HMS Grenade (H86)

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Navy: Royal Navy
Type: Destroyer
Pennant: H 86 
Built by: A. Stephen & Sons Ltd. (Glasgow, Scotland) 
Laid down: 3 Oct, 1934 
Launched: 12 Nov, 1935 
Commissioned: 28 Mar, 1936 
Complement: 145
Lost: 29 May, 1940 in position (5124'28"N, 0249'10"E.)was bombed and set on fire in Dunkirk harbour while embarking troops, At 16.00 hours she was hit again and finally  A trawler took the burning Grenade and towed her out of the harbour where she exploded and sank. One bomb passed down one of the funnels. The wreck lies in 24 meters of water

Commanding Officer:
Cdr. Richard Courtenay Boyle, RN
26 July 1938 - 29 May 1940 

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