Allied Warships

HMS Hogue (R 74)

Destroyer of the Battle class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantR 74 
Built byCammell Laird Shipyard (Birkenhead, U.K.) 
Ordered27 Apr 1942 
Laid down6 Jan 1943 
Launched21 Apr 1944 
Commissioned24 Jul 1945 
End service 

During August 1959 HMS Hogue was struck by the Indian cruiser Mysore (ex R.N. HMS Nigeria) whilst on a night exercise which resulted in the Hogue to lose her bow. One rating was killed and three were injured. She was towed to Singapore, and owing to the amount of damage and age of the ship she was sold for scrap.

Scrapping at Singapore started on 7 March 1962.  

Commands listed for HMS Hogue (R 74)

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1Cdr. Aubrey St. Clair-Ford, DSO, RN12 Apr 1945Jan 1946

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British destroyers & frigates

Norman Friedman

Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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