HMS Beverley (H64)

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Navy: Royal Navy
Type: Destroyer
Class: Town 
Pennant: H 64 (Number reallocated from HMS Duchess after she sank)
Built by: Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Laid down: 25 Oct, 1918 
Launched: 19 Apr, 1919 
Commissioned: 9 Oct, 1940 
Complement: 159
Lost: 11 Apr, 1943 (Lt. Cdr. R.A. Price, RN.) at 05.52 hours in position  (52.19.00N 040.28.00W) Pos.Approx. Southwest of Iceland two torpedoes were fired, by   U-188 (Lüdden). Allied records indicate that HMS Beverley (H64)  was hit and sunk at that time. There were only 4 survivors out of a crew of 159

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On 9 Apr, 1943, HMS Beverley (H 64) had been seriously damaged in a collision with the British steam merchant Cairnvalona (4929 tons) and took station in the rear of the convoy, until she was torpedoed later, by U-188 fired a torpedo at the convoy ON-176 southwest of Iceland. At 05.50 hours, two more torpedoes were fired at HMS Beverley

4 Feb, 1943
The German submarine U-187 was sunk in the North Atlantic, in position 50.12N, 36.35W, by depth charges from the British destroyers HMS Vimy and HMS Beverley.


USS Branch (DD 197)

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