HMS Brecon (1942) DE  (1st)

This the first ship to carry the name HMS Brecon was a Hunt Class Type 4, destroyer escort.

Built by Thorneycroft, launched 27-Jun-1942 and commissioned 18-Dec-1942.

Initially served in home waters then went to the Mediterranean 1943, remaining there until 1945. Then to the East Indies until the end of WW2.

Went into reserve 04-Dec-1945.

Arrived at Faslane for breaking up 17-Sep-1962.

Won the Battle Honours: English Channel 1943, Sicily 1943, Salerno 1943, Mediterranean 1944, South France 1944, Aegean 1944 and Atlantic 1945.


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This page last edited - 26 March, 2013.

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