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HMS Bradman

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Name  HMS Bradman (FY 189)
Owner  Royal Navy
Commissioned  October 1939
Launched  31 October 1936
Namesake  Don Bradman
Acquired  26 August 1939
Fate  Sunk, 25 April 1940
Builder  Selby

HMS Bradman (FY 189) was a 452-ton anti-submarine warfare trawler of the Royal Navy. She was named in honour of the Australian cricketer Don Bradman. She was built by Cochrane & Sons, Selby and was launched on 31 October 1936. Requistioned by the Admiralty on 26 August 1939 and commissioned in October under the command of Lieutenant Arthur Blundell.

Fate

Bradman was sunk by German aircraft off Norway on 25 April 1940.

References

HMS Bradman Wikipedia


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