HMS Bradman

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History
RN EnsignUnited Kingdom
Name: HMS Bradman (FY 189)
Namesake: Don Bradman
Owner: Royal Navy
Builder: Cochrane & Sons, Selby
Launched: 31 October 1936
Acquired: 26 August 1939
Commissioned: October 1939
Fate: Sunk, 25 April 1940
General characteristics

HMS Bradman (FY 189) was a 452-ton anti-submarine warfare trawler of the Royal Navy.[1] 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[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "HMS Bradman (FY 189)". Uboat.net. Retrieved 24 August 2011.