HMS Haldon (L 19)
Escort destroyer of the Hunt (Type III) class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||Hunt (Type III)|
|Built by||Fairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. (Govan, Scotland)|
|Ordered||28 Jul 1940|
|Laid down||16 Jan 1941|
|Launched||27 Apr 1942|
Loaned to the Free French Navy and renamed La Combattante.
Claimed torpedoed and sunk east of Dungeness by the German (Seehund) midget submarine U-5330 (Lt. Sparbrodt).
She more likely sank on a mine laid on 16 February 1945 by German MTBs (Schnellboote or E-boats) off the Humber estuary.
|Career notes||Became the Free French destroyer La Combattante|
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