Allied Warships

HMS Armada (R 14)

Destroyer of the Battle class

Photo courtesy of Allan C. Green Collection

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantR 14 
Built byHawthorn Leslie & Co. (Hebburn-on-Tyne, U.K.) 
Ordered27 Apr 1942 
Laid down29 Dec 1942 
Launched9 Dec 1943 
Commissioned2 Jul 1945 
End service 

Sold to T. W. Ward 12th November 1965, arrived Inverkeithing 18th December 1965.  

Commands listed for HMS Armada (R 14)

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1Lt.Cdr. Robert Augustus Fell, RNMar 1945late 1946

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Notable events involving Armada include:

15 Jun 1945
She was adopted by the town of Brentwood, Essex, UK. (1)

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British destroyers & frigates

Norman Friedman

Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


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