HMS Vansittart valentine, 15th May 1940, Western Europe off Terneuzen, Holland. Amazon Ambuscade - 1,350 and 1,170 tons, 37 knots, 4-4.7in/6tt, 140 crew,1926, 2 prototypes, both survived. With destroyer 'Malcolm' landing troops at Algiers during Operation 'Torch the Allied invasion of French North Africa (French North African Campaign) Surviving ships - keppel, wallace. 'I' class - 1,370 tons, 36 knots, 4-4.7in/10tt, 145 crew, 1937-38, 9 ships including lea der, 6 lost inglefield (leader), 25th February 1944, Central Mediterranean, off Anzio beachhead, western Italy - by German aircraft-launched,.293 glider bomb. Protecting Scheldt ferry (German invasion of Holland and Belgium) vampire (RAN), 9th April 1942, Indian Ocean off south east coast of Ceylon (c 7-30'N, 82-00'E) - by Japanese carrier divebombers. Cruiser 'Coventry' also lost (North African Campaign) Surviving ships - ashanti, eskimo, nubian, tartar Second Group - 1,930 tons, 36 knots, 6-4.7in/4tt, 250 crew, 1942-45, 7 ships completed by war's end, 1 lost HMS Athabaskan athabaskan (RCN), 29th April. Sailing from Java to Australia (Japanese Invasion of Java) sturdy, 30th October 1940, Western Europe, west coast of Scotland, on Tiree Island (c 56-30'N, 7-00'W) - ran aground in fog and wrecked.