HMS Myngs (1944) DD (2nd)
This the second ship to carry the name HMS Myngs was a Z
Class, destroyer leader. As destroyer leader she had slightly reduced
armament to allow the increased complement and working space needed to
control a flotilla.
Built by Vickers Armstrong, laid down, 27-May-1942, launched 31-May-1943, and commissioned 23-Jun-1944.
On commissioning joined the Home Fleet.
Carried out Russian convoy escort, Norwegian carrier raids and cruiser patrols until the end of the war.
Appeared at the Coronation Review 1953.
Sold May-1955 to the Egyptian Navy, renamed El Qaher Aug-1956.
Sunk 16-May-1870 by Israeli air attack.
Other HMS Myngs
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21 October, 2012.
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