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HMS Foresight (1935) DD  (4th)

    
This the fourth ship to carry the name HMS Foresight was an F Class, destroyer.

Built by Cammell Laird, laid down 21-Jul-1933, launched 29-Jun-1934, and commissioned 15-May-1935.

Took part in the King George V Silver Jubilee Fleet Review 16-Jul-1935.

Early in  WW2 took part in Norwegian Operations, then from Jun-1940 operated with Force H.

1942 saw Arctic convoy escort duty. When escorting convoy QP11, she received damage from attacking German destroyers.

Aug-1942 it was to the Mediterranean for Operation Pedestal . On 12-Aug-1942 was torpedoed by Italian aircraft, north of Bizerta, then taken in tow by HMS Tartar, but she sank the next day.

Won the Battle Honours: Atlantic 1941, Mediterranean 1941, Malta Convoys 1941-42 and Arctic 1942.

 

Other HMS Foresight
- 1st  HMS Foresight
- 2nd HMS Foresight
- 3rd HMS Foresight
- 4th HMS Foresight

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This page last edited - 12 February, 2013.

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