HMS Limbourne (L57)

Casualty List

Navy: Royal Navy
Type: Escort destroyer
Class: Hunt (Type III) 
Pennant: L 57 
Built by: A. Stephen & Sons Ltd. (Glasgow, Scotland) 
Laid down: 8 Apr, 1941 
Launched: 12 May, 1942 
Commissioned: 23 Oct, 1942 
Complement: 168
Lost: 23 Oct, 1943 (Cdr. W. J. Phipps) (c 49-00'N, 3-45'W) Western Europe, off north coast of Brittany, by 1 torpedo from German torpedo boat T.22.and T 24  Sunk by HMS Rocket and HMS Talybont when impossible to salvage. There were 103 survivors. 47 men lost (English Channel Operations)
History: Sunk 23 Oct 1942 along with cruiser HMS Charybdis in the English Channel.

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