HMS Meynell (L 82)
Escort destroyer of the Hunt (Type I) class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||Hunt (Type I)|
|Built by||Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd. (Wallsend-on-Tyne, U.K.): Wallsend|
|Ordered||11 Apr 1939|
|Laid down||10 Aug 1939|
|Launched||7 Jun 1940|
|Commissioned||30 Dec 1940|
Sold to the Ecuadorian Navy on 18 October 1954 and renamed Presidente Velasco Ibarra.
Commands listed for HMS Meynell (L 82)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. William Howard Farrington, RN||14 Aug 1940||23 Aug 1942|
|2||Capt. Cecil Ramsden Langworthy Parry, RN||23 Aug 1942||15 Sep 1942|
|3||Lt. Brian Mortimer Duncan I'Anson, RN||15 Sep 1942||4 Aug 1944|
|4||Lt. Jack Bitmead, DSO, RN||4 Aug 1944||25 Sep 1946|
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