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HMS Atherstone |
Laid Down : 8th June 1939
Launched : 12th December 1939
Completed : 23rd March 1940
Type : Destroyer
Class : Hunt
Builder : Cammell Laird
Country : UK
Pennants : L05
Fate : Sold for scrap 23rd November 1957.
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HMS Atherstone, August 1943.
Timeline Entries :
12th December 1939 - Pennant L05
12th December 1939 - Launched
12th February 1940 - Cdr. Hugh Waters Shelley Browning, RN
23rd March 1940 - Completed. Attached to the Home Fleet.
2nd December 1940 - Lt.Cdr. Robert Fergus Jenks, RN
5th February 1942 - Attack by Luftwaffe
5th February 1942 - Lt. Cdr. R.F. Jenkins in Command
April 1942 - Lt. Ernest Norman Wood, DSC, RNVR
20th March 1944 - Lt. Eric Ian Pilditch, DSC, RN
25th November 1957 - Broken up at Port Glasgow
Database Currently Holds : 6273 ships and 6288 crew!
Last edited : 18:46, February 21, 2011
By : jbryce1437
First Added : 12:55, December 9, 2010
By : kc
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