HMS Highlander (1940) DD  (2nd)

This the second ship to carry the name HMS Highlander was an H Class (1940) destroyer.

Built by Thorneycroft, for the Brazilian Navy (Jaguaribe), laid down 28-Sep-1938, bought 04-Sep-1939, launched 16-Oct-1939, and commissioned 18-Mar-1940.

Took part in Norwegian operations 1940, then the evacuations from France.

Assisted in the sinking of U-32 off Ireland.

Then from 1941 went to the North Atlantic for escort duty.

Sold 27-May-1946.

Won the Battle Honours: Norway 1940 and Atlantic 1940-45.


Other HMS Highlander
- 1st  HMS Highlander
- 2nd HMS Highlander

- H Class (1939) DD
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This page last edited - 14 May, 2013.

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