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HMS Chieftain |
Laid Down : 27th June 1943
Launched : 26th February 1945
Completed : 7th March 1946
Type : Destroyer
Class : C
Builder : Scotts
Country : UK
Pennants : R36, D36
Fate : Scrapped 20th March 1961.
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HMS Chieftain, February 1948.
Timeline Entries :
26th February 1945 - Pennant R36
26th February 1945 - Launched
17th July 1951 - Sailed Malta for Akaba
25th August 1951 - At Basra
15th August 1952 - Arrived Malta
15th September 1952 - Arrived Barcelona
20th September 1952 - Sailed Barcelona
16th January 1953 - Searched for Crashed Lancaster off Malta
28th September 1955 - Cdr. I.D. McLauchlan in Command
10th October 1955 - En route to Leningrad
4th February 1956 - Involved in an accident with RFA Blue Ranger
3rd December 1956 - Arrived Chatham from the Mediterranean
21st January 1957 - Arrived Portland for Spring Cruise to the Mediterranean
21st January 1957 - 1st Destroyer Squadron
26th January 1957 - Sailed Portland for Spring Cruise to the Mediterranean
20th March 1961 - Scrapped in Sunderland on 20th March 1961.
Database Currently Holds : 6278 ships and 6289 crew!
Last edited : 20:15, March 8, 2011
By : jbryce1437
First Added : 15:00, December 14, 2010
By : kc
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