HMS Tuscan (1943) DD  (3rd)

This the third ship to carry the name HMS Tuscan was a T Class, destroyer.

Built by Swan Hunter, laid down 06-Sep-1941, launched 28-May-1942, and commissioned 11-Mar-1943.

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

Struck a mine 14-May-1943 and was badly damaged.

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 with the pennant number F156, Aug-1953 and remained in reserve.

Arrived at Bo'ness 26-May-1966 for breaking up.

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


Other HMS Tuscan
- 1st  HMS Tuscan
- 2nd HMS Tuscan
- 3rd HMS Tuscan

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This page last edited - 30 June, 2012.

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