HMS Forth (1938)  (4th)
Depot Ship

This the fourth ship to carry the name HMS Forth was a depot ship.

Built by John Brown shipyard on the Clyde, launched 11-Aug-1938, 574 ft long, 73ft wide and displacing 8,900 tons. Armed with 8 x 4.5in guns.

Appeared at the Coronation Review 1953.

Renamed HMS Defiance, from Feb-1972 to Apr-1978.

Sold 1985.

Arrived for breaking up at River Medway 25-Jul-1985.


Other HMS Forth
- 1st  HMS Forth
- 2nd HMS Forth
- 3rd HMS Forth
- 4th HMS Forth

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This page last edited - 20 March, 2013.

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