Allied Warships

HMS Slinger (D 26)

Escort Carrier of the Ameer class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeEscort Carrier
ClassAmeer 
PennantD 26 
Built bySeattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down25 May 1942 
Launched19 Sep 1942 
Commissioned11 Aug 1943 
End service27 Feb 1946 
History

Transferred to the Royal Navy under lend-lease.
Returned to the United States Navy on 27 February 1946.
Stricken by the United States Navy on 12 April 1946.
Sold into merchantile service being renamed Robin Mowbray.
Scrapped in Taiwan in January 1970.

 
Former nameUSS Chatham

Commands listed for HMS Slinger (D 26)

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CommanderFromTo
1A/Capt. Alexander Noel Campbell Bingley, OBE, RNJun 1943Apr/May 44

2Capt. Barrington Lungley Moore, RN9 Jun 194419 May 1945
3A/Cdr. Jack Gethin Hopkins, RN19 May 194527 Feb 1946

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