HMS Brazen (1931) DD  (6th)

This the sixth ship to carry the name HMS Brazen was a B Class, destroyer.

Built by Palmer Shipbuilders, laid down 22-Jul-1929, launched 25-Jul-1930, and commissioned 21-Feb-1931.

Took part in the King George V Silver Jubilee Fleet Review 16-Jul-1935.

At the start of WW2, Brazen was part of 19th Destroyer Flotilla with her sister ships, which took part in the Norwegian Campaign in 1940. In company with HMS Fearless, sank U-49.

Then took part in operations in the English Channel, after Dunkirk, where she was bombed and badly damaged. She sank the following day 21-Jul-1940 while under tow off Dover.

Won the Battle Honours: Norway 1940 and English Channel 1940.


Other HMS Brazen
- 1st  HMS Brazen
- 2nd HMS Brazen
- 3rd HMS Brazen
- 4th HMS Brazen
- 5th HMS Brazen
- 6th HMS Brazen
- 7th HMS Brazen

- B Class (1931) DD
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- Full Battle Honours

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This page last edited - 28 June, 2012.

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