HMS Badsworth (L03)

Casualty List


Royal Navy

Type: Escort destroyer
Class: Hunt (Type II) 
Pennant: L 03 
Built by: Cammell Laird Shipyard (Birkenhead, U.K.) 
Laid down: 15 May, 1940 
Launched: 17 Mar, 1941 
Commissioned: 18 Aug, 1941 
End service: 16 Nov, 1944 
  16 June 1942 Sustained major structural damage forward after detonating a mine whilst entering Grand Harbour, Malta. killing 10 of the crew

22 April 1943 Mined at Bone, Algeria and sustained major structural damage aft. Starboard engine immobilised and both shafts distorted

Transferred to the Royal Norwegian Navy on 16 November 1944 and renamed HNoMS Arendal. Scrapped in 1965. 


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