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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.

Won the Battle Honours: Atlantic 1943, Sicily 1943, Salerno 1943, Aegean 1943-44, Mediterranean 1943-44, Adriatic 1944 and South France 1944.

 

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This page last edited - 29 June, 2012.

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