HMS Terpsichore (R 33)
Destroyer of the T class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||William Denny & Brothers (Dumbarton, Scotland)|
|Ordered||13 Mar 1941|
|Laid down||25 Nov 1941|
|Launched||17 Jun 1943|
|Commissioned||20 Jan 1944|
Scrapped at Troon in May 1966.
Commands listed for HMS Terpsichore (R 33)
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|1||Cdr. Alfred Charles Behague, DSC, RN||Nov 1943||5 Jan 1945|
|2||Cdr. Richard Taylor White, DSO, RN||5 Jan 1945||7 Oct 1945|
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Noteable events involving Terpsichore include:
19 Sep 1944
German U-boat U-407 was sunk in the Mediterranean south of Milos, in position 36°27'N, 24°33'E, by depth charges from the British destroyers HMS Troubridge and HMS Terpsichore and the Polish destroyer ORP Garland. (see map)