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HMS Carysfort - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Carysfort

Name : HMS Carysfort
Laid Down : 12th May 1943
Launched : 25th July 1944
Completed : 20th February 1945
Type : Destroyer
Class : C
Builder : White
Country : UK
Pennants : R25, D68 BPF, D25
Fate : Sold for scrap 23rd October 1970.

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HMS Carysfort, August 1964.

Timeline Entries :


25th July 1944 - Pennant R25
25th July 1944 - Launched
25th October 1944 - Lt.Cdr. Lawrence St George Rich, DSO, RN In Command
25th October 1944 - Lt. Cdr.r L St G Rich DSO in Command
1945 - Pennant D68 British Pacific Fleet
20th February 1945 - Completed
July 1945 - Cdr. Alec Lockhart Hobson, RN In Command
May 1946 - Placed in Reserve
July 1946 - Cdr. A L Hobson in Command
1954 - Modernisation at Yarrows Scotstoun Yard
1955 - Modernisation complete
1956 - Cdr. R J Trowbridge in Command
4th December 1956 - At Glasgow. Joined 6th Destroyer Squadron
13th June 1957 - Sailed Istambul for Amasra
17th June 1957 - Sailed Amasra
1958 - Cdr. M M Dunlop DSC in Command
4th March 1958 - Paid off
1959 - Cdr. C H Fothergill in Command
8th September 1959 - Recommissioned at Portsmouth Joined 8th Destroyer Squadron Far East Fleet
20th November 1959 - Arrived Gibraltar
20th November 1959 - Sailed Portsmouth for Far East
23rd November 1959 - Sailed Gibraltar
28th November 1959 - Arrived Malta
30th November 1959 - Sailed Malta
3rd December 1959 - At Port Said
7th December 1959 - Arrived Aden
9th December 1959 - Sailed Aden
15th December 1959 - Arrived Colombo
17th December 1959 - Sailed Colombo
19th December 1959 - Arrived Gan
1960 - Cdr. J W Pertwee in Command
12th January 1960 - Sailed Gan
17th January 1960 - Arrived Calcutta
22nd January 1960 - Sailed Calcutta
27th January 1960 - Arrived Singapore
1st February 1960 - Sailed Hong Kong
17th February 1960 - Arrived Trincomalee
24th February 1960 - Arrived Trincomalee
29th February 1960 - Sailed Trincomalee
14th March 1960 - Sailed Trincomalee
18th March 1960 - Arrived Penang
4th August 1960 - Sailed Brisbane
6th August 1960 - Arrived Paulo Tioman
12th August 1960 - Sailed Paulo Tioman
20th August 1960 - Arrived Darwin
24th August 1960 - Sailed Darwin
28th August 1960 - Arrived Cairns
30th August 1960 - Sailed Cairns
1st September 1960 - Arrived Brisbane
1st September 1960 - Arrived Auckland. Sailed same day
3rd October 1960 - Exercising with HMS Anchorite in the Hauraki Gulf
7th October 1960 - Arrived Tauranga. Sailed same day
16th October 1960 - Arrived Auckland. Sailed same day
20th October 1960 - Arrived Sydney
16th November 1960 - Sailed Sydney
25th November 1960 - Arrived Darwin
27th November 1960 - Sailed Darwin
28th November 1960 - Arrived Cairns. Sailed same day
22nd December 1960 - Arrived Hong Kong
1961 - Cdr. P Jackson in Command
27th March 1961 - Sailed Penang
23rd April 1961 - Arrived Bangkok
25th April 1961 - Sailed Bangkok
6th May 1961 - Recommissioned at Singapore
10th May 1961 - At Singapore
18th May 1961 - Sailed Singapore
1964 - Cdr. G M K Brewer in Command
14th May 1964 - Recommissioned at Gibraltar
1965 - Cdr. M Sands in Command
1966 - Cdr. R J Bates in Command
19th June 1966 - At Victoria, Seychelles
6th October 1966 - Recommissioned
21st January 1967 - Recommissioned
18th March 1967 - Attended Torrey Canyon
6th April 1967 - At Falmouth
20th November 1967 - Sailed Plymouth for the Far East
1968 - Cdr. D J R Chapman in Command
12th March 1968 - At Mauritius for Independance Day
27th September 1968 - At Gibraltar
14th November 1968 - Arrived Plymouth
March 1969 - Paid off
1970 - Broken up
23rd October 1970 - Sold for scrap to BISCO to be broken up by J Cashmore
15th November 1970 - Arrived in tow at the breakers yard in Newport

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Last edited : 19:35, March 7, 2011
By : jbryce1437

First Added : 14:53, December 14, 2010
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