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.
Other HMS Tenacious
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30 June, 2012.
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