Review – World of Warships: HMS Gallant

HMS Gallant (H59) was a G-class destroyer, built for the Royal Navy in the mid-1930s. laid down by Alexander Stephen and Sons in Glasgow, Scotland on 15 September 1934, launched on 26 September 1935 and completed on 25 February 1936. Excluding government-furnished equipment like the armament, the ship cost £252,920.[4] She was assigned to the 1st Destroyer Flotilla of the Mediterranean Fleet upon commissioning The HMS Gallant was then transferred from the Mediterranean Fleet shortly after the beginning of World War II to the British Isles, to escort shipping in local waters. She was slightly damaged by German aircraft during the evacuation of Allied troops from Dunkirk (Operation Dynamo) at the end of May 1940.…