HMS Atherstone (L 05)
Escort destroyer of the Hunt (Type I) class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||Hunt (Type I)|
|Built by||Cammell Laird Shipyard (Birkenhead, U.K.)|
|Ordered||21 Mar 1939|
|Laid down||8 Jun 1939|
|Launched||12 Dec 1939|
|Commissioned||23 Mar 1940|
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 23 November 1957.
Commands listed for HMS Atherstone (L 05)
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|1||Cdr. Hugh Waters Shelley Browning, RN||12 Feb 1940||late 1940|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Robert Fergus Jenks, RN||2 Dec 1940||Apr 1942|
|3||Lt. Ernest Norman Wood, DSC, RNVR||Apr 1942||20 Mar 1944|
|4||Lt. Eric Ian Pilditch, DSC, RN||20 Mar 1944||15 Feb 1946|
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