Hunt Class Type 4 (1942) DE

The last two Hunts were originally part of the 1940 order for Hunt Class Type 3 ships, but were completed to this different design.

Both ships served in home waters initially, and went to the Mediterranean in 1943. Where Brecon remained until 1945 when she went to the East Indies until the war ended.

Brissenden returned to home waters for a time and saw action in the Channel and at Normandy. Then went back to the Mediterranean until the end of the war.

Both went into Reserve after the war and were broken up in the 1960's


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This page last edited - 18 March, 2013.

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