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HMS Grafton

HMS Grafton

HMS Grafton was a destroyer of the G class. She was torpedoed by the German submarine U-62 on 29 May 1940 while returning from Dunkirk fully loaded with troops, the explosions breaking her back and blowing off her stern. After taking off the survivors, the burning wreck was sunk by HMS Ivanhoe.

 

Title: HMS Grafton
Record Type: Boats
Type: Destroyer
Date Launched: 18-09-1935
Record Maintained By: CECL
Subject Id: 23097