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HMS Chequers - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Chequers

Name : HMS Chequers
Laid Down : 4th May 1943
Launched : 30th October 1944
Completed : 28th September 1945
Type : Destroyer
Class : C
Builder : Scotts
Country : UK
Pennants : R61, D61
Fate : Scrapped 23rd July 1966.

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HMS Chequers, June 1964.

Timeline Entries :


30th October 1944 - Launched
30th October 1944 - Pennant R61
10th July 1945 - Lt.Cdr. Edward Anthony Savile Bailey, DSC, RN In Command
October 1948 - Capt. J.E.H. McBeath Assumed Command
1950 - Capt. J.E.H. McBeath Relinquished Command
April 1950 - Capt Michael Southcote Townsend Assumed Command
April 1950 - 1st Destroyer Flotilla
17th July 1951 - Sailed Malta for Akaba
25th August 1951 - At Basra
19th October 1951 - Sailed Malta for Egypt
19th October 1951 - Chequers Capt C.E. Keys in Command
25th October 1951 - At Suez
January 1952 - Capt Michael Southcote Townsend Relinquished Command
15th September 1952 - Arrived Barcelona
20th September 1952 - Sailed Barcelona
July 1966 - Scrapped at Newport

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Last edited : 20:00, March 8, 2011
By : jbryce1437

First Added : 14:59, December 14, 2010
By : kc


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