Allied Warships

HMS Duke of Wellington (4.400)

Landing Ship Infantry

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeLanding Ship Infantry
Class[No specific class] 
Built byHarland & Wolff (Belfast, Northern Ireland) 
Laid down 
Launched7 Mar 1935 
CommissionedMay 1942 
End service 

Completed as passenger ship Duke of York on 4 June 1935.
Requisitioned by the Admiralty in May 1942 and converted to an LSI(H).
Displacement: 3747 tons.
Lenght: 358 feet
Complement: 120
Machinery: 4 Boilers, 2 shafts, Parsons geared turbines, SHP 10000 = 21 knots.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun, 8 20mm AA (8x1)
Carried 10 LCA's and 250 troops

Returned in 1945. 

Commands listed for HMS Duke of Wellington (4.400)

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1Lt.Cdr. John Findlay Henshaw Coombes, RD, RNR25 May 194219 Aug 1944
2Lt.Cdr. George Dudley Kelly, RD, RNR19 Aug 1944early 1945

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