HMS St Kitts (1946) DD  (1st)

This the only ship to carry the name HMS Kitts was a Battle Class (1944), destroyer.

Built by Swan Hunter, laid down 08-Sep-1943, launched 04-Oct-1944 and commissioned 21-Jan-1946.

Did not see active service during WW2, but remained in service after the war. On completion joined the Home Fleet.

To the Mediterranean 1956 to take part in the Suez Crisis.

Appeared at the Coronation Review 1953.

Decommissioned 1957.

Arrived or breaking up 19-Feb-1962.


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This page last edited - 27 June, 2012.

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