HMS Hereward (H93)

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Navy: Royal Navy
Type: Destroyer
Pennant: H 93 
Built by: Vickers Armstrong (Newcastle-on-Tyne, U.K.): Parsons 
Ordered: 5 Sep, 1934 
Laid down: 28 Feb, 1935 
Launched: 10 Mar, 1936 
Commissioned: 9 Dec, 1936 
Complement: 145
Lost: 29 May, 1941 (Lt. W. J. Munn, RN.) was bombed and sunk by German Ju-87 (Stuka) dive-bombers north of Plaka, Crete With Mediterranean Fleet evacuating British Commonwealth forces from Crete
History: 13 May, 1940
The destroyer evacuated Hollandīs Queen Wilhelmina to Britain after the Netherlands had been invaded by Germany on 10 May.

14 Dec, 1940
The Italian submarine Naiade was sunk near Bardia by the British destroyers HMS Hyperion and HMS Hereward.

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