Allied Warships

HNMS Campbeltown (I 42)

Destroyer of the Town class

NavyThe Royal Dutch Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassTown 
PennantI 42 
Built byBath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down29 Jun 1918 
Launched2 Jan 1919 
Commissioned17 Jan 1941 
End service15 Oct 1941 
History

Returned to the Royal Navy on 15 October 1941.

 
Former nameHMS Campbeltown

Commands listed for HNMS Campbeltown (I 42)

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CommanderFromTo
1kapitein-luitenant ter zee (Cdr.) Willem Harmsen, RNN17 Jan 194115 Oct 1941

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Notable events involving Campbeltown include:


14 Jul 1941
HMS H 44 (Lt. A.C.G. Mars, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Lincoln (Lt. R.J. Hanson, RN) and HrMs Campbeltown (Cdr. W. Harmsen, RNN). (1)

15 Jul 1941
HMS H 44 (Lt. A.C.G. Mars, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HrMs Campbeltown (Cdr. W. Harmsen, RNN). (1)

Media links


Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

Sources

  1. ADM 173/16783

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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