Allied Warships

HMS Wakeful (ii) (R 59)

Destroyer of the W class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassW 
PennantR 59 
Built byFairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. (Govan, Scotland) 
OrderedDec 1941 
Laid down3 Jun 1942 
Launched30 Jun 1943 
Commissioned17 Feb 1944 
End service 
History

Reconstructed as Type 15 frigate during 1952-1953.

Scrapped at Inverkeithing in July 1971.  

Former nameHMS Zebra

Commands listed for HMS Wakeful (ii) (R 59)

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1Lt. George Dudley Pound, DSC, RN17 Jan 1944

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British destroyers & frigates

Norman Friedman


Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


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