HMS Acasta (H09)

Casualty List

Navy: Royal Navy
Type: Destroyer

Pennant: H 09 
Built by: John Brown Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd. (Clydebank, Scotland) 
Ordered: 6 March, 1928  from John Brown at Clydebank
Laid down: 13 August, 1928 
Launched: 8 August, 1929 
Commissioned: 11 February, 1930 


Lost: 8 June, 1940  (Cdr. Charles.E.Glasfurd, R.N.) lost in position.(c 68-44'N, 4-30'E) by surface action Western Europe, west of Lofoten Islands,by  German battlecruisers Gneisenau and Scharnhorst.Many were lost to exposure in the freezing waters.


 Battle Honours

ATLANTIC 1939-40 - NORWAY 1940 - SCHARNHORST action 1940


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