HMS Empire Halberd (F 160)
Landing Ship Infantry of the Empire Battleaxe class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Type||Landing Ship Infantry|
|Built by||Consolidated Steel (Wilmington, U.S.A.)|
|Launched||24 Jul 1943|
|History||Completed as Empire Halberd for the MoWT in November 1943.|
Converted to an LSI(L) in 1944.
Renamed HMS Silvio in September 1944.
Hit by U-boat
|U-boat Attack||See our U-boat attack entry for the HMS Empire Halberd|
Commands listed for HMS Empire Halberd (F 160)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. (retired) Alan Seton Winton, RNR||5 Sep 1944||26 Jun 1945|
|2||Cdr. Henry Benjamin Peate, DSC, RNR||26 Jun 1945||mid 1945|
|3||Lt.Cdr. John Killwick Wright, RN||mid 1945||late 1945|
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