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HMS Brilliant, B Class Destroyer.  History and photographs of the B class destroyer, HMS Brilliant

HMS Brilliant   H.84 9th October 1930 Broken up 1947.

 

Crossing the line victim Enoch. Courtesy of Steven Harper

 

 

Crossing the line on the way to Sierra Leone 1945.  Courtesy of Steven Harper

 

Bomb Damage to HMS Brilliant cause unknown. Courtesy of Steven Harper

 

  

 Crew in bath at Sierra Leone. Photograph courtesy of Steven Harper.

 

Crew from HMS Brilliant investigating a tanker just outside Gibraltar. Photograph courtesy of Steven Harper.

 

Mustering for pay in Dover harbour 1940. Photograph courtesy of Steven Harper.

Fritz - ships mascot - seaman unknown. Photograph courtesy of Steven Harper.

Lecture by 1st Lieutenant. Courtesy of Steven Harper

 

 

Albert Marlow shipmate on HMS Brilliant  (B class destroyer)  or HMS Nerissa. (Algerine Minesweeper)  Courtesy of Steven Harper

Albert Waller from Tottenham - shipmate on HMS Brilliant (B class destroyer)  or HMS Nerissa. (Algerine Minesweeper) Courtesy of Steven Harper

 

HMS Brilliant - Sister ships of  B Class Destroyers

HMS Basilisk   H.11 6th August 1930 Sunk 1st June 1940.
HMS Blanche  H.47 29th May 1930 Sunk 13th November 1939.
HMS Boadicea   H.65 23rd September 1930 Sunk 13th June 1944.
HMS Boreas    H.77 18th July 1930 Sold to Greece 1944.
HMS Brazen  H.80 25th July 1930 Sunk 20th July 1940.
HMS Beagle H.30 29th September 1930  Scrapped at Rosyth June 1946
HMS Bulldog   H.91 6th December 1930 Broken up 1946.
HMS Keith   H.06 10th July 1930 Sunk 1st June 1940.