Allied Warships

HMS Solebay (R 70)

Destroyer of the Battle class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassBattle 
PennantR 70 
Built byHawthorn Leslie & Co. (Hebburn-on-Tyne, U.K.) 
Ordered27 Apr 1942 
Laid down3 Feb 1943 
Launched22 Feb 1944 
Commissioned11 Oct 1945 
End serviceApr 1962 
History

Decommissioned in April 1962. She became a harbour training ship in Portsmouth before finally being broken up in Troon in August/September 1967.

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1Lt.Cdr. George Ian Mackintosh Balfour, RN3 Jul 194510 Jan 1946

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British destroyers & frigates

Norman Friedman


Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


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