Allied Warships

HMS Haldon (L 19)

Escort destroyer of the Hunt (Type III) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeEscort destroyer
ClassHunt (Type III) 
PennantL 19 
Built byFairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. (Govan, Scotland) 
Ordered28 Jul 1940 
Laid down16 Jan 1941 
Launched27 Apr 1942 
End service 

Loaned to the Free French Navy and renamed La Combattante.

Claimed torpedoed and sunk east of Dungeness by the German (Seehund) midget submarine U-5330 (Lt. Sparbrodt).

She more likely sank on a mine laid on 16 February 1945 by German MTBs (Schnellboote or E-boats) off the Humber estuary.

Career notesBecame the Free French destroyer La Combattante

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