HMS Exmoor (i) (L 61)
Escort destroyer of the Hunt (Type I) class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||Hunt (Type I)|
|Built by||Vickers Armstrong (Newcastle-on-Tyne, U.K.): Parsons|
|Ordered||21 Mar 1939|
|Laid down||8 Jun 1939|
|Launched||25 Jan 1940|
|Commissioned||18 Oct 1940|
|Lost||25 Feb 1941|
|Loss position||52° 32'N, 2° 05'E|
The British escort destroyer HMS Exmoor (i) (L 61) lost on 25 Feb 1941 in position 52° 32'N, 2° 05'E.
HMS Exmoor (Lt.Cdr. Robert Tindle Lampard, RN) was sunk about 12 nautical miles east-north-east of Lowestoft, Sussex, England in position 52º32'N 02º05'E while escorting convoy FN 417. She was hit aft by a torpedo fired by the German motor torpedo boat S-30, she caught fire and sank quickly. 4 officers, including her Commanding Officer and 100 men were lost with the ship.
Commands listed for HMS Exmoor (i) (L 61)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Robert Tindle Lampard, RN||5 Jun 1940||25 Feb 1941 (+)|
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