HMS Cavalier (1944) DD  (1st)

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

Built by White, laid down 28-Feb-1943, launched 07-Apr-1944, and commissioned 22-Nov-1944.

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.

Decommissioned 1972.

Sold Oct-1977 for conversion to a Museum Ship. Moored at Southampton 1977, Brighton 1983, Hebburn 1987 and Chatham from 1999 onwards.

Won the Battle Honour: Arctic 1945.


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This page last edited - 11 July, 2012.

Copyright Ian M King, except where otherwise indicated.