HMS Vanoc

The Ship

Sold for Scrap July 1945

HMS Vanoc
Destroyer, V Class
Launched by John Brown Clydebank, on 14/6/1917.

Crew 134

She was also fitted to act as a fast minelayer.
During WWII she was converted into a long range escort by Thornycroft at Southampton and sank two U-boats.
In April 1941 she rammed and sank U-100, with the loss of all but six of U-100's crew, and she was involved in the sinking of U392 16/3/1944.
Sold for breakup in 1945 she was wrecked off Penryn in 1946, while in tow, salvaged and eventually broken up at Falmouth by Wards in 1947.

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Postcard series: Wright & Logan


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