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HMS Decoy - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Decoy

Name : HMS Decoy
Laid Down : 22nd September 1946
Launched : 29th March 1949
Completed : 28th April 1953
Type : Destroyer
Class : Daring
Builder : Yarrow
Country : UK
Pennants : D106
Fate : To Peru (Ferre) December 1969. Decommissioned 2007.
Later became : Ferre

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HMS Decoy, June 1953.


HMS Decoy, May 1954.


HMS Decoy, August 1969.


HMS Decoy. (P)

Timeline Entries :


29th March 1949 - Pennant L40
29th March 1949 - Launched
15th June 1953 - Participated in 1953 Coronation Review
16th September 1953 - Commenced "Exercise Mariner
16th September 1953 - Capt. R.H. Maurice in Command
29th September 1953 - Escorted damaged HMS Swiftsure to Iceland
19th May 1954 - Flagship of Admiral Sir Michael Denny
15th October 1954 - Review in the Presence of the Emperor of Ethiopia
28th September 1955 - Capt. M.N. Tufnell in Command
10th October 1955 - En route to Leningrad
4th September 1957 - Ran aground on Portland breakwater
28th April 1964 - Arrived Bermuda
1st May 1964 - Sailed Bermuda
10th August 1964 - Arrived Jamaica
14th August 1964 - Sailed Jamaica
17th August 1964 - Arrived Bermuda
7th September 1964 - Sailed Bermuda
11th December 1964 - Arrived Bermuda
11th January 1965 - Sailed Bermuda
11th February 1965 - Arrived Bermuda
16th February 1965 - Sailed Bermuda
8th April 1969 - In the Okinawa Areas
1970 - Transferred to Peru

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Last edited : 17:07, March 15, 2011
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