HMS Hunter (1936) DD  (15th)

This the fifteenth ship to carry the name HMS Hunter was an H Class destroyer.

Built by Swan Hunter, laid down 26-Mar-1935, launched 25-Feb-1936, and commissioned  20-Sep-1936.

On commissioning, joined the 2nd Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean, and was there at the start of WW2.

Sent initially to the South Atlantic, then early 1940 to home waters.

Took part in the Norwegian campaign, including the 1st Battle of Narvik, 10-Apr-1940, where she was badly damaged by gunfire, then rammed and sunk by Hotspur.

Won the Battle Honours: Atlantic 1939-40 and Narvik 1940.


Other HMS Hunter
- 1st  HMS Hunter
- 2nd HMS Hunter
- 3rd HMS Hunter
- 4th HMS Hunter
- 5th HMS Hunter
- 6th HMS Hunter
- 7th HMS Hunter
- 8th HMS Hunter
- 9th HMS Hunter
- 10th HMS Hunter
- 11th HMS Hunter
- 12th HMS Hunter
- 13th HMS Hunter
- 14th HMS Hunter
- 15th HMS Hunter
- 16th HMS Hunter
- 17th HMS Hunter
- 18th HMS Hunter

- H Class (1936) Ships
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This page last edited - 22 March, 2013.

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