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HMS Wilton (1942) DD  (1st)

    
This the first ship to carry the name HMS Wilton was a Hunt Class Type 2 destroyer.

Built by Yarrow, launched 17-Oct-1941 and commissioned 18-Feb-1942.

Served initially in northern waters moving to the Mediterranean and returning to home waters late in WW2.

Arrived for breaking up 30-Nov-1959.

Won the Battle Honours: Arctic 1942, Malta Convoys 1942, North Africa 1942-43, Sicily 1943, Aegean 1943, Mediterranean 1944, Adriatic 1944 and North Sea 1945.

 

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This page last edited - 24 April, 2013.

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