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HMS Swift (1943) DD  (24th)

    
This the 24th ship to carry the name HMS Swift was an S Class, destroyer.

Built by White, laid down 12-Jun-1942, launched 15-Jun-1943, and commissioned 06-Dec-1943.

On commissioning took part in Russian convoy escort and offensive carrier sweeps off the Norwegian coast during 1943 and the first half of 1944. Then Jun-1944 operations as part of the Normandy landings.

Struck a mine and sank 24-Jun-1944 off Normandy.

Won the Battle Honours: Arctic 1944 and Normandy 1944.

 

Other HMS Swift
- 1st  HMS Swift
- 2nd HMS Swift
- 3rd HMS Swift
- 4th HMS Swift
- 5th HMS Swift
- 6th HMS Swift
- 7th HMS Swift
- 8th HMS Swift
- 9th HMS Swift
- 10th HMS Swift
- 11th HMS Swift
- 12th HMS Swift
- 13th HMS Swift
- 14th HMS Swift
- 15th HMS Swift
- 16th HMS Swift
- 17th HMS Swift
- 18th HMS Swift
- 19th HMS Swift
- 20th HMS Swift
- 21st HMS Swift
- 22nd HMS Swift
- 23rd HMS Swift
- 24th HMS Swift
- 25th HMS Swift

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This page last edited - 26 April, 2013.

Copyright Ian M King, except where otherwise indicated.