HMS Tumult (1943) DD (2nd)
This the second ship to carry the name HMS Tumult was a T
Class (1943), destroyer.
Built by John Brown on the Clyde, laid down 16-Nov-1941, launched 09-Nov-1942, and commissioned 02-Apr-1943.
On completion formed part of the 24th Destroyer Flotilla, and went to the Mediterranean.
Took part in Operation Husk the Sicily landings, then Aug-1944 the landings in southern France. Assisted in sinking U-223.
Served in the Aegean Sea late 1944, then on to the British Pacific Fleet, where she remained for the remainder of the war.
To China Aug-1945 to assist in the re-occupation of Shanghai.
Converted to a Type 16 frigate 1953-54 with the pennant number F121.
Put into reserve Dec-1957.
Other HMS Tumult
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29 June, 2012.
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