HMS Terpsichore (1944) DD  (5th)

This the fifth ship to carry the name HMS Terpsichore was a T Class, destroyer.

Built by Denny, laid down 05-Nov-1941, launched 17-Jun-1943, and commissioned 20-Jan-1944.

On completion formed part of the 24th Destroyer Flotilla, and went to the Mediterranean. Took part in the Sicily landings, then on to operations in the Aegean Sea. Assisted in sinking U-407 Sep-1944

To the Pacific with the British Pacific Fleet, and operations against the Japanese until the end of the war.

Converted to a Type 16 frigate, Nov-1954.

Went into reserve Dec-1957.

Arrived at Troon for breaking up 17-May-1966.

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


Other HMS Terpsichore
- 1st  HMS Terpsichore
- 2nd HMS Terpsichore
- 3rd HMS Terpsichore
- 4th HMS Terpsichore
- 5th HMS Terpsichore

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This page last edited - 29 June, 2012.

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