HMS Carysfort (R 25)
Destroyer of the Ca class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||J.S. White & Co. (Cowes, U.K.)|
|Ordered||24 Mar 1942|
|Laid down||12 May 1943|
|Launched||25 Jul 1944|
|Commissioned||20 Feb 1945|
Sold to J. Cashmore for scrap on 23 October 1970.
|Former name||HMS Pique (R 49)|
Commands listed for HMS Carysfort (R 25)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Lawrence St George Rich, DSO, RN||25 Oct 1944||Jul 1945|
|2||Cdr. Alec Lockhart Hobson, RN||Jul 1945||12 Jun 1946|
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Notable events involving Carysfort include:
10 Mar 1945
HMS Scotsman (Lt. A.H.B. Anderson, DSC, RNR) conducted A/S exercises at Scapa Flow with HMS Carysfort (Lt.Cdr. L. St.G. Rich, DSO and Bar, RN) and HMS Savage (Lt.Cdr. C.W. Malins, DSO, DSC and Bar, RN). (1)
- ADM 173/19580
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