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HMS Finisterre - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Finisterre

Name : HMS Finisterre
Laid Down : 8th December 1942
Launched : 22nd June 1944
Completed : 11th September 1945
Type : Destroyer
Class : Battle
Builder : Fairfield
Country : UK
Pennants : R55, D91 BPF, D55
Fate : Scrapped 12th June 1967.

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HMS Finisterre, October 1948.

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A view from HMS Centaur over a transport ship to HMS Finisterre

Timeline Entries :


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22nd June 1944 - Pennant R55
22nd June 1944 - Launched
1945 - Pennant D91 British Pacific Fleet
11th March 1946 - At Hong Kong
13th December 1948 - Arrived Portsmouth after exercises
13th January 1950 - Assisted at the loss of the HMS/M Truculent
1st March 1950 - Sank a mine by riflefire Off Beachy Head
5th November 1950 - Lt. Cdr. J.F. House
5th November 1950 - Finistere
5th November 1950 - At Stockholm for the funeral of King Gustav
5th November 1950 - Flagship of Admiral Sir Wilfred Patterson
27th May 1951 - Taking part in Exercise "Red Dagger" off Dorset
7th August 1951 - Cowes Week Guardship
2nd October 1951 - Exercise "Sea Shell" off Flushing
2nd June 1953 - In St. Aubin's Bay, Jersey
15th June 1953 - Participated in 1953 Coronation Review
16th February 1960 - Cdr, C.J Balfour in Command
5th June 1961 - Passed through Suez
4th July 1961 - In the Mediterranean preparing for the Persian Gulf
June 1967 - Broken up at Dalmuir

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Last edited : 16:23, March 22, 2011
By : jbryce1437

First Added : 15:11, December 14, 2010
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