HMS Success (1943) DD  (16th)

This the sixteenth ship to carry the name HMS Success was an S Class, destroyer.

Built by White, laid down 25-Nov-1942, launched 03-Mar-1943, and commissioned 06-Sep-1943.

Transferred to the Royal Norwegian Navy Aug-1943, and renamed Stord.

26-Dec-1943 while screening HMS Duke of York as distance escort to Russian convoy JW55B, saw action with the German ship Scharnhorst

1944 continued with offensive carrier sweeps off the Norwegian coast. Then Jun-1944 operations as part of the Normandy landings.

After this it was back to Arctic duty, with Russian convoy escort alternating with offensive carrier operations until the end of the war.

Broken up 1959 at Burght.


Other HMS Success
- 1st  HMS Success
- 2nd HMS Success
- 3rd HMS Success
- 4th HMS Success
- 5th HMS Success
- 6th HMS Success
- 7th HMS Success
- 8th HMS Success
- 9th HMS Success
- 10th HMS Success
- 11th HMS Success
- 12th HMS Success
- 13th HMS Success
- 14th HMS Success
- 15th HMS Success
- 16th HMS Success

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This page last edited - 12 July, 2012.

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