Allied Warships

HMS Finisterre (R 55)

Destroyer of the Battle class


HMS finesterre as seen postwar

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassBattle 
PennantR 55 
Built byFairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. (Govan, Scotland) 
Ordered27 Apr 1942 
Laid down8 Dec 1942 
Launched22 Jun 1945 
Commissioned11 Sep 1945 
End service 
History

Scrapped 12 June 1967.  

Commands listed for HMS Finisterre (R 55)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Vere Alison Wight-Boycott, OBE, RN4 Jul 1945

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British destroyers & frigates

Norman Friedman


Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


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