WorldNavalShips .com Home Page
Order Enquiries (UK) : 01436 820269

You currently have no items in your basket

Google

 

www.worldnavalships.com

Naval History by Country :
ROYAL
NAVY
US
NAVY
GERMAN
NAVY
FRENCH
NAVY
MORE
PAGES
VIEW ALL OF OUR CURRENT ART SPECIAL OFFERS ON ONE PAGE HERE
NAVAL ART AVIATION ART MILITARY ART SPORT ART
Ship Search by Name :
Product Search         
HMS Duchess - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Duchess

Name : HMS Duchess
Laid Down : 8th July 1948
Launched : 9th April 1951
Completed : 23rd October 1952
Type : Destroyer
Class : Daring
Builder : Thornycroft
Country : UK
Pennants : D154
Fate : To Australia (Duchess) 8th May 1964.
Later became : HMAS Duchess

HMS Duchess Photos for Sale
Click on the images below to see purchasing options for these photos!
To view an enlarged image click the +Enlarge Image button (where available)



HMS Duchess, June 1953.


HMS Duchess, December 1962.


HMS Duchess. (P)

Timeline Entries :


9th August 1951 - Launched
9th August 1951 - Pennant L94
26th January 1953 - Sailed UK for the Mediterranean
15th June 1953 - Participated in 1953 Coronation Review
11th May 1954 - Sailed Gibraltar escorting HMY Britannia
19th May 1954 - Flagship of Rear Admiral J.W. Cuthbert
19th May 1954 - Flagship of Admiral Sir Michael Denny
19th May 1954 - Sail past HMY Britannia
30th August 1954 - Commissioned for service in the Mediterranean
30th August 1954 - Capt. D.G. Goodwin in Command in Command
15th October 1954 - Review in the Presence of the Emperor of Ethiopia
27th May 1957 - Review of the Home Fleet in Cromarty Firth by H.M. Queen
28th August 1957 - Capt. John Percival Scatchard Assumed Command
28th August 1957 - 5th Destroyer Squadron
January 1959 - Capt. John Percival Scatchard Relinquished Command
1964 - Transferred the RAN

Return to Ship Search Page


Database Currently Holds : 6271 ships and 6288 crew!

Last edited : 22:09, February 15, 2011
By : jbryce1437


Click here to go to our naval history forum

Everything we obtain for this site is shown on the site, we do not have any more photos, crew lists or further information on any of the ships.

COPYRIGHT NOTICE. ALL IMAGES DISPLAYED ON THIS WEBSITE ARE PROTECTED BY  COPYRIGHT  LAW, AND ARE OWNED BY CRANSTON FINE ARTS OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS.  NO REPRODUCTION OR COPYING ALLOWED ON OTHER WEBSITES, BOOKS OR ARTICLES WITHOUT PRIOR AGREEMENT.

Contact Details
Shipping Info
Terms and Conditions
Classified Ads
Valuations

Join us on Facebook!

Sign Up To Our Newsletter!

Stay up to date with all our latest offers, deals and events as well as new releases and exclusive subscriber content!

This website is owned by Cranston Fine Arts.  Torwood House, Torwoodhill Road, Rhu, Helensburgh, Scotland, G848LE

Contact: Tel: (+44) (0) 1436 820269.  Fax: (+44) (0) 1436 820473. Email:

Follow us on Twitter!

Return to Home Page