HMS Windsor (D42)

Casualty List

Navy: Royal Navy
Type: Destroyer
Class: Admiralty V & W 
Pennant: D 42 
Built by: Scotts Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. (Greenock, Scotland) 
Laid down: Apr, 1917 
Launched: 21 Jun, 1918 
Commissioned: 28 Aug, 1918 
History: Sold to be broken up for scrap on 4 March 1947. 
Events involving Windsor include:

13 May, 1940
In the evening HMS Windsor (Lt.Cdr. P.P.H.R. Pelly, RN) evacuated the Government of the Netherlands from Hook of Holland to Britain after the Netherlands had been invaded by Germany on 10 May.

1 Jul, 1940
HMS Vesper (Lt.Cdr. W.E.F. Hussey, DSC, RN) and HMS Windsor (Lt.Cdr. P.P.H.R. Pelly, RN) together pick up 111 survivors from the British merchant Beignon that was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-30 about 300 nautical miles west of Ushant in position 4720'N, 1030'W.


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