HMS Caprice (1944) DD  (1st)

This the only ship to carry the name HMS Caprice was a Ca Class, destroyer leader.

Built by Yarrow, laid down 28-Sep-1942, launched 16-Sep-1943 and commissioned 05-Apr-1944.

In Nov-1944, formed the 1st Division of the 7th Destroyer Flotilla as part of the covering force of convoy JW62.

At the end of WW2 the flotilla went to the East Indies. Then into Reserve 1946.

Mid 1950's modernised and rebuilt for ASW duties.

Sold 22-Jun-1979, and arrived for breaking up 05-Oct-1979 at Queenborough.

Won the Battle Honour: Arctic 1944.


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This page last edited - 05 May, 2013.

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