Allied Warships

HMS Caesar (R 07)

Destroyer of the Ca class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantR 07 
ModFlotilla leader 
Built byJohn Brown Shipbuilding & Engineering Company Ltd. (Clydebank, Scotland) 
Ordered24 Mar 1942 
Laid down3 Apr 1943 
Launched12 Feb 1944 
Commissioned5 Oct 1944 
End service 

Arrived at Blyth to be broken up for scrap on 6 January 1967.

Former nameHMS Ranger (R 58)

Commands listed for HMS Caesar (R 07)

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1Lt. Dudley Leslie Davenport, RN16 May 194414 Oct 1944
2Capt. Godfrey Noel Brewer, DSO, RN14 Oct 1944late 1945

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Notable events involving Caesar include:

6 Jun 1945
HMS Unrivalled (Lt. R.P. Fitzgerald, DSC, RN) conducted exercises off Plymouth with HMS Caesar (Capt. G.N. Brewer, DSO, RN). (1)

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British destroyers & frigates

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


  1. ADM 173/20135

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.

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