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HMS Agincourt |
Laid Down : 12th December 1943
Launched : 29th January 1945
Completed : 25th June 1947
Type : Destroyer
Class : Battle
Builder : Hawthorn Leslie
Country : UK
Pennants : D86
Fate : Scrapped October 1974.
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HMS Agincourt, 1947.
HMS Agincourt, November 1948.
HMS Agincourt, June 1953.
HMS Agincourt, August 1964.
HMS Agincourt, 1971.
Timeline Entries :
12th December 1943 - Laid down at Hawthorn Leslie At Hebburn
29th January 1945 - Launched
29th January 1945 - Pennant L06
25th June 1947 - Commissioned
19th January 1948 - Arrived Portland
16th March 1948 - Flagship of Rear-Admiral Russell
16th March 1948 - Air attack exercises in the English Channel
16th March 1948 - Exercised in the Channel with the Fleet Air Arm
13th December 1948 - Arrived Portsmouth after exercises
22nd May 1950 - Captain D. E. Holland-Martin in Command
22nd May 1950 - Comenced Exercise " Activity "
26th May 1950 - Completed Exercise Activity
27th May 1950 - Arrived Brest
30th May 1950 - Sailed Brest
18th April 1951 - Searched for the Affray
5th November 1951 - Capt. M.J. Evans in Command
5th November 1951 - Arrived Malta
7th November 1951 - Sailed Malta for Port Said
25th January 1952 - Capt. M.J. Evans in Command
25th January 1952 - Sailed Malta
15th June 1953 - Participated in 1953 Coronation Review
23rd November 1953 - Stationed in the North Atlantic for the flight of the Queen to Bermuda
23rd November 1953 - Capt J. Lee-Barber in Command
May 1954 - Deployed to the Mediterranean
19th May 1954 - Flagship of Admiral Sir Michael Denny
25th September 1954 - Exercise "Morning Mist"
May 1955 - Returned to UK from Mediterranean
15th July 1955 - Arrived Split
17th July 1955 - Exercises with the Yugoslav Navy
May 1957 - Deployed to the Mediterranean
27th May 1957 - Review of the Home Fleet in Cromarty Firth by H.M. Queen
1st June 1958 - Off Barcelona with HMS Eagle
June 1959 - Returned to UK from Mediterranean
June 1959 - Paid-off and entered Portsmouth for conversion into a Radar Picket.
June 1962 - Returned to Fleet after conversion
October 1966 - Paid-off and placed in reserve at Portsmouth
October 1972 - Placed on the disposal list
October 1974 - Broken up in Sunderland
Database Currently Holds : 6273 ships and 6288 crew!
Last edited : 19:27, February 19, 2011
By : jbryce1437
First Added : 15:36, December 14, 2010
By : kc
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