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HMS Walpole was an Admiralty V & W Class Destroyer, pennat D41, built by Doxford Shipyard (Sunderland). Laid down in May 1917, launched 12th February 1918, commission 6th January 1918. After an active role in World War 2 she was heavily damaged by a mine off Flushing, the Netherlands, 6 January 1945, with two of the crew being killed. She was taken back to Kent where she was declared a constructive total loss not worth repairing and sold to be broken up for scrap on 8th February 1945.

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