Allied Warships

HMS Beaufort (L 14)

Escort destroyer of the Hunt (Type II) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeEscort destroyer
ClassHunt (Type II) 
PennantL 14 
Built byCammell Laird Shipyard (Birkenhead, U.K.) 
Ordered20 Dec 1939 
Laid down17 Jul 1940 
Launched9 Jun 1941 
Commissioned3 Nov 1941 
End service 

Sold to the Royal Norwegian Navy in 1952 and renamed Haugesund.
Scrapped in 1965.


Commands listed for HMS Beaufort (L 14)

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1Lt. Standish O Grady Roche, RN10 Aug 1941Jul 1943
2Lt. John Ronald Lawson Moore, RNJul 1943Oct 1944
3T/Lt. Douglas Louis Zeidler, RNVROct 1944late 1945

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