HMS Pathfinder (1942) DD (2nd)
This the second ship to carry the name HMS Pathfinder was a P
Built by Hawthorn Leslie, laid down 05-Mar-1940, launched 10-Apr-1941, and commissioned 13-Apr-1942.
She went to the North Atlantic 1942.
Sep-1942 sank U-162 in the Caribbean off Barbados. During 1943 sank U-203 and U-456.
Then Jul-1943 it was back to the Mediterranean where she took part in operations for the Sicily landings.
In 1944 it was to the Eastern Fleet in the Indian ocean.
11-Feb-1945 was badly damaged off Ramree Island.
After makeshift repairs, steamed home declared a constructive total loss and laid up.
Used for bombing trials then broken up.
Other HMS Pathfinder
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22 June, 2012.
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