HMS Tenacious (1943) DD  (2nd)

This the second ship to carry the name HMS Tenacious was a T Class (1943), destroyer.

Built by Cammell Laird, laid down 03-Dec-1941, launched 24-Mar-1943, and commissioned 03-Oct-1943.

On completion formed part of the 24th Destroyer Flotilla, and went to the Mediterranean.

Took part in Operation Husk the Sicily landings. Assisted in sinking U-453, May-1944.

Served in the Aegean Sea late 1944, then on to the British Pacific Fleet, where she remained for the remainder of the war.

Converted to a Type 16 frigate, Jan-1951 to 52 with the pennant number F44.

Appeared at the Coronation Review 1953.

Paid off into reserve Aug-1954.

Arrived at Troon 29-Jun-1965 for breaking up.

Won the Battle Honours: Adriatic 1944, Mediterranean 1944, South France 1944, Okinawa 1945, and Japan 1945.


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This page last edited - 30 June, 2012.

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