HMS Whirlwind (ii) (R 87)
Destroyer of the W class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Hawthorn Leslie & Co. (Hebburn-on-Tyne, U.K.)|
|Laid down||31 Jul 1942|
|Launched||30 Aug 1943|
|Commissioned||20 Jul 1944|
Reconstructed as Type 15 frigate during 1953-1954.
Sunk as a target in 1974.
Commands listed for HMS Whirlwind (ii) (R 87)
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|1||Cdr. William Alan Frank Hawkins, DSO, DSC, OBE, RN||14 Jun 1944||Jul 1946|
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Notable events involving Whirlwind (ii) include:
Converted to W-Class Frigate during the late 1950's. 1963-1965; Served on the West Indies Station and was based in Bermuda. (1)
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