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HMS Blackwood (1942) DE  (1st)

    
This the first ship to carry the name HMS Blackwood was a Captain Class, Destroyer Escort.

Built at Boston Naval Yard, launched 23-Nov-1942, and transferred to the Royal Navy under lease-lend.

Torpedoed by U-764 south of Portland 15-Jun-1944 and foundered the following day.

Won the Battle Honours: Atlantic 1943-44, Normandy 1944 and English Channel 1944.

 

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This page last edited - 18 March, 2013.

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