HMS Offa (1941) DD (2nd)
This the second ship to carry the name HMS Offa was an O
Built by Fairfield, laid down 01-Jul-1940, launched 31-mar-1941, and commissioned 08-Oct-1941.
Took part in the Lofoten Raid Dec-1941.
Russian convoy escort work took up 1942.
Then 1943 it was to the Atlantic as part of 3rd and 5th Support groups, except for a spell in mid year when she was in the Mediterranean for taking part in the Sicily and Salerno landings.
Continued in service after the war ended.
Put into reserve Feb-1948.
Sold to Pakistan 03-Nov-1949 and renamed Tariq.
Broken up Oct-1959 at Sunderland.
Other HMS Offa
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30 May, 2012.
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