HMS Campbell (D 60)
Destroyer of the Admiralty Leader class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Cammell Laird Shipyard (Birkenhead, U.K.)|
|Laid down||10 Nov 1917|
|Launched||21 Sep 1918|
|Commissioned||21 Dec 1918|
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 18 February 1947.
Commands listed for HMS Campbell (D 60)
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|1||Capt. Frederic Cyril Bradley, RN||Feb 1940||8 Apr 1940|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Robert Marriott Aubrey, RN||8 Apr 1940||24 Jun 1940|
|3||Capt. Charles Thomas Mark Pizey, RN||24 Jun 1940||7 Jul 1942|
|4||Capt. Cecil Ramsden Langworthy Parry, RN||7 Jul 1942||22 Aug 1942|
|5||A/Cdr. Ernest Colin Coats, DSO, DSC, RN||Oct 1942||7 Oct 1944|
|6||Lt.Cdr. Francis Peter Baker, DSC, RN||7 Oct 1944||early 1945|
|7||Lt. Bertram William Meaden, RN||29 Mar 1945||mid 1945|
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Notable events involving Campbell include:
20 Jun 1940
The British merchant Empire Conveyor is torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-122 about 50 nautical miles south of Barra Head, Hebrides in position 56°16'N, 08°10'W. HMS Campbell (Lt.Cdr. R.M. Aubrey, RN) later picks up 38 survivors.
20 Nov 1940
British destroyers Garth and Campbell sank the German MTB (Schnellboot) S38. (1)
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