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HMS Charity |
Laid Down : 9th July 1943
Launched : 30th November 1944
Completed : 19th November 1945
Type : Destroyer
Class : C
Builder : Thornycroft
Country : UK
Pennants : R29, D29
Fate : To Pakistan (Shah Jehan) 16th October 1958.
Later became : PNS Shah Jehan
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HMS Charity, January 1948.
Timeline Entries :
9th July 1943 - Laid Down at John I. Thornycroft and Company and Company, Woolston, Southampton
30th November 1944 - Pennant R29
30th November 1944 - Launched
1st July 1945 - Lt.Cdr. Richard Herbert Calcraft Wyld, DSC, RN In Command
6th July 1949 - At Malta
4th September 1949 - Arrived Hong Kong
7th December 1950 - Sailed Hong Kong to assist a Filipino ship 100 miles south west of Hong Kong
13th September 1951 - Shelled Raileay lines off Songjin
8th October 1954 - Sailed Malta escorting Gambia to Britain
14th October 1954 - Arrived Portsmouth
15th October 1954 - Review in the Presence of the Emperor of Ethiopia
1958 - Sold to Pakistan
16th November 1958 - Commissioned
17th January 1959 - Commenced patrolling east coast of Cyprus
Database Currently Holds : 6273 ships and 6288 crew!
Last edited : 19:23, March 8, 2011
By : jbryce1437
First Added : 14:57, December 14, 2010
By : kc
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