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Royal Navy Destroyers of World War II

Name the destroyers that were designed during or served in the Royal Navy during World War II World War II designs are included even if they were built after the war ended Cancelled ships are mostly included if they are named (Not enough room for any of the cancelled units of the 1917 V-W Class)
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Class
Date Commissioned
Service Tenure
Fate
Answer
R
February 19, 1917
1917-1947
Scrapped in 1947
Skate
R
February 1917
1917-1957
Transferred to Thai Navy as Phra Ruang, scrapped in 1959
Radiant
S
April 1940
1924-1945
Scrapped in 1945
Shikari
S
April 13, 1918
1918-1947
Scrapped in 1947
Scimitar
S
June 15, 1918
1918-1945
Scrapped in 1946
Scout
S
April 11, 1919
1919-1945
Scrapped in 1947
Saladin
S
November 9, 1918
1918-1945
Scrapped in 1945
Sabre
S
July 12, 1919
1919-1945
Scrapped in 1945
Sardonyx
S
October 8, 1919
1919-1940
Ran aground off the island of Tiree, October 30, 1940
Sturdy
S
July 2, 1919
1919-1942
Sunk by IJN heavy cruiser Maya and destroyers Arashi and Nowaki on March 2, 1942
Stronghold
S
August 3, 1919
1919-1942
Sunk in the Battle off Endau, January 27, 1942
Thanet
S
April 1, 1922
1922-1945
Grounded December 17, 1941, captured by the IJN
Thracian
S
June 11, 1919
1919-1942
Sunk by Japanese aircraft, April 5, 1942
Tenedos
Shakespeare (Thornycroft)
October 10, 1917
1917-1945
Scrapped in 1946
Wallace
Shakespeare (Thornycroft)
April 15, 1925
1925-1942
Sunk from damaged received by shore batteries, November 10, 1942
Broke
Shakespeare (Thornycroft)
April 15, 1925
1925-1945
Scrapped in 1945
Keppel
Scott (Admiralty)
December 14, 1919
1919-1945
Scrapped in 1945
Malcolm
Scott (Admiralty)
September 2, 1918
1918-1945
Scrapped in 1945
Douglas
Scott (Admiralty)
December 11, 1918
1918-1947
Scrapped in 1947
Campbell
Scott (Admiralty)
December 14, 1919
1919-1945
Scrapped in 1945
Montrose
Scott (Admiralty)
December 21, 1918
1918-1947
Scrapped in 1947
Stuart
Scott (Admiralty)
June 1919
1919-1945
Scrapped in 1949
Mackay
V
November 13, 1919
1919-1942
Sunk by U-404, September 26, 1942
Veteran
V
 
 
 
Venomous
V
June 24, 1918
1918-1942
Transferred to Australia, ran aground September 23, 1942, scuttled
Voyager
V
August 21, 1917
1917-1945
Scrapped in 1947
Valorous
V
September 22, 1917
1917-1942
Transferred to Australia, sunk by IJN aircraft on April 9, 1942
Vampire
V
June 27, 1917
1917-1940
Beached after attack by German dive bombers, May 15, 1940
Valentine
V
March 9, 1918
1918-1947
Scrapped in 1947
Vancouver
V
February 20, 1918
1918-1945
Scrapped in 1948
Vesper
V
September 19, 1918
1918-1942
Mined on January 9, 1942
Vimiera
V
April 27, 1918
1918-1947
Scrapped in 1947
Vidette
V
October 2, 1917
1917-1945
Scrapped in 1948
Vanquisher
V
October 17, 1917
1917-1945
Transferred to Australia, scuttled in 1948 off Sydney
Vendetta
V
November 3, 1917
1917-1945
Scrapped in 1946
Verdun
V
November 3, 1917
1917-1945
Scrapped in 1946
Versatile
V
April 27, 1918
1918-1945
Scrapped in 1947
Vanessa
V
June 11, 1918
1918-1945
Scrapped in 1947
Vanity
V
August 15, 1917
1917-1945
Scrapped in 1945
Vanoc
V
April 1, 1918
1918-1945
Scrapped in 1947
Velox
V
December 19, 1917
1917-1940
Mined in the Thames estuary, October 1940
Venetia
V
December 14, 1917
1917-1945
Scrapped in 1947
Vega
V
December 29, 1945
1917-1945
Scrapped in 1948
Vivacious
V
May 28, 1918
1918-1945
Scrapped in 1948
Vivien
V
January 21, 1918
1918-1942
Sunk by E-boats on March 15, 1942
Vortigern
V
January 18, 1918
1918-1945
Scrapped in 1948
Viceroy
V
March 4, 1918
1918-1945
Scrapped in 1945
Viscount
V
September 17, 1919
1919-1945
Scrapped in 1947
Verity
V
November 7, 1919
1919-1945
Scrapped in 1947
Volunteer
V
November 5, 1919
1919-1945
Scrapped in 1946
Vansittart
W
September 18, 1919
1919-1945
Scrapped in 1946
Wanderer
W
March 1924
1924-1945
Scrapped in 1945
Witch
W
June 1920
1920-1945
Scrapped in 1945
Wishart
W
June 11, 1919
1919-1945
Scrapped in 1947
Whitshed
W
November 14, 1919
1919-1942
Lost in collision with Spanish trawler on June 17, 1942
Wild Swan
W
February 27, 1920
1920-1945
Scrapped in 1946
Wolverine
W
December 23, 1919
1919-1945
Scrapped in 1947
Wivern
W
October 10, 1919
1919-1945
Wrecked in route to the breakers in 1947
Witherington
W
September 20, 1922
1922-1943
Mined in the North Sea on December 23, 1943, written off
Worcester
W
January 27, 1923
1923-1940
Sunk by German aircraft on July 27, 1940
Wren
W
July 9, 1924
1924-1945
Scrapped in 1945
Whitehall
W
May 15, 1918
1918-1944
Irreparably damaged by mine on June 6, 1944
Wrestler
W
May 11, 1918
1918-1940
Bombed and sunk by German aircraft on May 24, 1940
Wessex
W
April 17, 1918
1918-1941
Sunk by Axis aircraft on June 30, 1941
Waterhen
W
March 18, 1918
1918-1944
Sunk by U-413 on February 20, 1944
Warwick
W
February 2, 1918
1918-1945
Scrapped in 1946
Walker
W
November 16, 1917
1917-1940
Sunk by German E-boat, May 29, 1940
Wakeful
W
January 26, 1918
1918-1945
Scrapped in 1945
Watchman
W
August 28, 1918
1918-1945
Scrapped in 1947
Windsor
W
April 29, 1918
1918-1945
Scrapped in 1946
Winchester
W
April 18, 1918
1918-1945
Scrapped in 1947
Westminster
W
March 15, 1918
1918-1940
Sunk by U-5 on July 5, 1940
Whirlwind
W
April 12, 1918
1918-1945
Scrapped in 1946
Westcott
W
November 11, 1918
1918-1941
Sunk by German aircraft, April 27, 1941
Wryneck
W
April 27, 1918
1918-1946
Scrapped in 1948
Wolfhound
W
March 15, 1918
1918-1944
Scrapped in 1945
Winchelsea
W
October 14, 1918
1918-1940
Beached after being bombed by German aircraft, May 19, 1940
Whitley
W
May 1, 1918
1918-1945
Scrapped in 1947
Wolsey
W
June 26, 1918
1918-1946
Scrapped in 1947
Woolston
W
August 7, 1918
1918-1945
Irreparably damaged by a mine on January 6, 1945, scrapped in 1945
Walpole
Amazon
May 5, 1927
1927-1946
Scrapped in 1948
Amazon
Ambuscade
April 9, 1927
1927-1945
Scrapped in 1947
Ambuscade
A (Flotilla Leader)
June 4, 1930
1930-1940
Bombed and sunk on July 27, 1940
Codrington
A
February 11, 1930
1930-1940
Sunk by German battleships Scharnhorst and Gneisenau on June 8, 1940
Acasta
A
March 27, 1930
1930-1942
Sunk by German Heavy Cruiser Admiral Hipper in the battle of Barents Sea, December 31, 1942
Achates
A
February 9, 1930
1930-1945
Scrapped in 1947
Active
A
March 20, 1930
1930-1945
Scrapped in 1946
Antelope
A
February 14, 1930
1930-1945
Scrapped in 1948
Anthony
A
April 14, 1930
1930-1940
Sunk by German battleships Scharnhorst and Gneisenau on June 8, 1940
Ardent
A
April 13, 1930
1930-1943
Damaged beyond repair from explosion on August 4, 1943
Arrow
A
October 13, 1931
1931-1940
Mined on December 17, 1940
Acheron
B (Flotilla Leader)
March 20 ,1931
1931-1940
Sunk by German aircraft during Dunkirk evacuation on June 1, 1940
Keith
B
March 4, 1931
1931-1940
Sunk by German aircraft during Dunkirk evacuation on June 1, 1940
Basilisk
B
April 7, 1931
1931-1944
Sunk by German aircraft on June 13, 1944
Boadicea
B
April 9, 1931
1931-1945
Scrapped in 1946
Beagle

B
February 20, 1931
1931-1951
Transferred to Greece as Salamis, scrapped in 1952
Boreas
B
February 14, 1931
1931-1939
Mined on November 13, 1939
Blanche
B
February 21, 1931
1931-1945
Scrapped in 1948
Brilliant
B
April 8, 1931
1931-1945
Scrapped in 1945
Bulldog
B
April 8, 1931
1931-1940
Sunk by German aircraft on July 20, 1940
Brazen
C (Flotilla Leader)
May 30, 1932
1932-1945
Transferred to Canada as Assiniboine, Wrecked in route to breakers, then scrapped in 1945
Kempenfelt
C
June 2, 1942
1932-1945
Transferred to Canada as Restigouche, scrapped in 1946
Comet
C
May 2,, 1942
1932-1942
Transferred to Canada as Ottawa, sunk by U-91 on September 14, 1942
Crusader
C
April 1, 1932
1932-1947
Transferred to Canada as St Laurent, scrapped in 1947
Cygnet
C
April 21, 1932
1932-1940
Transferred to Canada as Fraser, sunk in collision with HMS Calcutta, June 25, 1940
Crescent
D (Flotilla Leader)
April 5, 1933
1933-1945
Scrapped in 1945
Duncan
D
October 31, 1932
1932-1941
Scuttled after damaged from German bombers, July 11, 1941
Defender
D
November 3, 1932
1932-1941
Sunk by German air attack, April 27, 1941
Diamond
D
November 25, 1932
1932-1940
Sunk by U-23 on February 18, 1940
Daring
D
December 21, 1932
1932-1940
Transferred to Canada as Margaree, sunk following collision on October 22, 1940
Diana
D
December 22, 1932
1932-1941
Sunk by German air attack on February 24, 1941
Dainty
D
January 24, 1933
1933-1939
Sunk in a collision with the battleship HMS Barham, December 12, 1939
Duchess
D
January 31, 1933
1933-1940
Sunk by German air attack, July 29, 1940
Delight
D
April 4, 1933
1933-1946
Transferred to Canada as Kootenay, scrapped in 1946
Decoy
E (Flotilla Leader)
November 9, 1934
1934-1940
Sunk by U-22, on January 21, 1940
Exmouth
E
August 30, 1934
1934-1946
Scrapped in 1947
Escapade
E
October 22, 1934
1934-1956
Transferred to Greece as Navarinon, returned and scrapped in 1956
Echo
E
November 29, 1934
1934-1943
Mined on October 24, 1943
Eclipse
E
September 13, 1934
1934-1942
Sunk in the Battle of the Java Sea, February 27, 1942
Electra
E
November 2, 1934
1934-1942
Sunk in the Second Battle of the Java Sea, March 1, 1942
Encounter
E
October 30, 1934
1934-1940
Fatally damaged by Italian submarine Guglielmo Marconi on July 11, 1940
Escort
E
September 28, 1934
1934-1940
Mined on August 31, 1940
Esk
E
November 2, 1934
1934-1946
Transferred to Canada as Gatineau, scuttled as breakwater in 1948
Express
F (Flotilla Leader)
May 24, 1935
1935-1945
Scrapped in 1946
Faulknor
F
April 26, 1935
1935-1968
Sold to the Dominican Republic as Generalisimo, scrapped in 1968
Fame
F
December 19, 1934
1934-1941
Torpedoed and sunk by Italian aircraft, July 23, 1941
Fearless
F
May 30 , 1935
1935-1942
Sunk by U-211, December 16, 1942
Firedrake
F
May 15, 1935
1935-1942
Torpedoed and sunk by Italian aircraft, August 13, 1942
Foresight
F
March 29, 1935
1935-1945
Scrapped in 1946
Forester
F
April 27, 1935
1935-1946
Transferred to Canada as Saskatchewan, scrapped in 1946
Fortune
F
June 6, 1935
1935-1947
Transferred to Canada as Qu'Appelle, scrapped in 1947
Foxhound
F
May 18, 1935
1935-1944
Irreparably damaged by mine, June 21, 1944, scrapped in September 1944
Fury
G
July 1, 1936
1936-1940
Sunk by a mine, January 19, 1940
Grenville
G
February 25, 1936
1936-1941
declared a constructive total loss on January 20, 1941 after being wrecked by German bombers
Gallant
G
March 3, 1936
1936-1947
Sold to the Dutch Navy, scrapped in 1964
Garland
G
February 22, 1936
1936-1939
Sunk by a mine on November 21, 1939
Gipsy
G
January 22, 1936
1936-1940
Sunk by the German heavy cruiser Admiral Hipper on April 8, 1940
Glowworm
G
March 20, 1936
1936-1940
Sunk by U-62 on May 29, 1940
Grafton
G
March 28, 1936
1936-1940
Sunk by German Aircraft on May 29, 1940
Grenade
G
February 1, 1936
1936-1941
Sunk by German aircraft on May 22, 1941
Greyhound
G
March 6, 1936
1936-1945
Transferred to the Royal Canadian Navy, scrapped in 1946
Griffin
H (Flotilla Leader)
December 11, 1936
1936-1940
Sunk in the First Battle of Narvik
Hardy
H
January 16, 1937
1937-1942
Ran aground and wrecked on April 6, 1942
Havock
H
November 11, 1936
1936-1942
Sunk by German E-boat on June 15, 1942
Hasty
H
December 9, 1936
1936-1941
Sunk by German aircraft on May 28, 1941
Hereward
H
October 21, 1936
1936-1945
Transferred to Royal Canadian Navy, scrapped in 1946
Hero
H
September 10, 1936
1936-1940
Crippled by a mine and scuttled, August 23, 1940
Hostile
H
December 29, 1936
1936-1948
Sold to the Dominican Navy, scrapped in 1972
Hotspur
H
September 30, 1936
1936-1940
Sunk in the First Battle of Narvik, April 10, 1940
Hunter
H
December 3, 1936
1936-1940
Crippled by a mine and scuttled on December 22, 1940
Hyperion
H
May 23, 1940
1940-1942
Sunk by U-432 on March 11, 1942
Harvester
H
December 19, 1939
1939-1940
Scuttled on June 1, 1940 after air attack by Stuka dive bombers
Havant
H
February 10, 1940
1940-1946
Scrapped in 1946
Havelock
H
January 22, 1940
1940-1946
Scrapped in 1947
Hesperus
H
March 18, 1940
1940-1946
Scrapped in 1946
Highlander
H
June 21, 1940
1940-1943
Crippled by U-415, scuttled on December 25, 1943
Hurricane
I
June 15, 1937
1937-1944
Sunk by German glide bomb on February 25, 1944
Inglefield
I
May 1, 1937
1937-1946
Scrapped in 1946
Icarus
I
July 7, 1937
1937-1948
Scrapped in 1948
Ilex
I
July 29, 1937
1937-1943
Sunk in air attack on September 27, 1943
Intrepid
I
June 2, 1937
1937-1940
Sunk in collision with HMS Glasgow, July 16, 1940
Imogen
I
June 30, 1937
1937-1941
Scuttled on May 29, 1941
Imperial
I
March 1, 1937
1937-1945
Scrapped in 1946
Impulsive
I
June 2, 1937
1937-1944
Mined on July 20, 1944
Isis
I
August 24, 1937
1937-1940
Mined on September 1, 1940
Ivanhoe
I
January 24, 1942
1942-1960
Returned to Turkey as Muavenet, scrapped in 1960
Inconstant
I
March 3, 1942
1942-1942
Damaged beyond repair by bombers on November 28, 1942
Ithuriel
Tribal
May 3, 1938
1938-1940
Sunk by German aircraft on May 3, 1940
Afridi
Tribal
December 21, 1938
1938-1949
Scrapped in 1949
Ashanti
Tribal
March 15, 1939
1939-1942
Badly Damaged in the climax of Operation Harpoon and finished off by a torpedo on June 15, 1942
Bedouin
Tribal
June 14, 1938
1938-1941
Sunk by U-563 on October 27, 1941
Cossack
Tribal
December 30, 1938
1938-1948
Scrapped in 1949
Eskimo
Tribal
October 21, 1938
1938-1940
Sunk by German aircraft on April 9, 1940
Gurkha
Tribal
December 5, 1938
1938-1942
Sunk by German aircraft on February 12, 1942
Maori
Tribal
March 30, 1939
1939-1941
Sunk by German aircraft on May 28, 1941
Mashona
Tribal
January 25, 1939
1939-1942
Sunk by U-454 on January 17, 1942
Matabele
Tribal
September 9, 1938
1938-1941
Sunk by Italian destroyer Luca Tarigo on April 16, 1941
Mohawk
Tribal
December 1, 1938
1938-1948
Scrapped in 1949
Nubian
Tribal
March 29, 1939
1939-1942
Rammed and sunk in the fog by HMS King George V on May 1, 1942
Punjabi
Tribal
October 12, 1938
1938-1942
Sunk on September 14, 1942
Sikh
Tribal
December 12, 1938
1938-1942
Sunk by U-703 on September 25, 1942
Somali
Tribal
March 10, 1939
1939-1946
Scrapped in 1948
Tartar
Tribal
September 6, 1938
1938-1942
Sunk by German aircraft on September 14, 1942
Zulu
J (Leader)
May 8, 1939
1939-1946
Scrapped in 1954
Jervis
J
March 31, 1939
1939-1942
Bombed on May 11, 1942, scuttled the next day
Jackal
J
September 12, 1939
1939-1942
Sunk by U-652 on March 26, 1942
Jaguar
J
August 25, 1939
1939-1941
Sunk by aircraft on May 21, 1941
Juno
J
August 5, 1939
1939-1944
Sunk by German aircraft on January 23, 1944
Janus
J
June 10, 1939
1939-1946
Scrapped in 1949
Javelin
J
April 28, 1939
1939-1941
Mined on May 2, 1941, sank two days later
Jersey
J
June 25, 1939
1939-1942
Mined on February 27, 1942 during the Battle of the Java Sea, sank the following day
Jupiter
J
Cancelled in December 1937
N/A
N/A
Jubilant
K (Leader)
August 23, 1939
1939-1941
Sunk by German aircraft on May 23, 1941
Kelly
K
October 10, 1939
1939-1941
Mined off Tripoli on December 19, 1941
Kandahar
K
October 26, 1939
1939-1941
Sunk by German aircraft on May 23, 1941
Kashmir
K
November 27, 1939
1939-1946
Scrapped in 1949
Kelvin
K
November 6, 1939
1939-1940
Sank on June 23, 1940
Khartoum
K
February 21, 1940
1940-1946
Scrapped in 1949
Kimberley
K
September 14, 1939
1939-1942
Bombed on April 11, 1942, written off
Kingston
K
December 22, 1939
1939-1942
Sunk by German aircraft on May 11, 1942
Kipling
N
February 20, 1942
1942-1957
Transferred to the Dutch as Van Galen, scrapped in 1957
Noble
N
October 30, 1942
1942-1961
Transferred to the Dutch as Tjerk Hiddes, Scrapped in 1961
Nonpareil
N (Leader)
December 11, 1940
1940-1945
Scrapped in 1955
Napier
N
June 12, 1941
1941-1942
Scuttled after being bombed by Italian aircraft on June 15, 1942
Nestor
N
December 19, 1940
1940-1945
Transferred to Australia, scrapped in 1955
Nizam
N
September 29, 1941
1941-1945
Transferred to Australia, scrapped in 1958
Norman
N
May 29, 1942
1942-1945
Transferred to Australia, scrapped in 1956
Nepal
N
November 4, 1940
1940-1955
Transferred to Poland as Piorun, returned as Noble, scrapped in 1955
Nerissa
L (Leader)
August 26, 1941
1941-1944
Sunk by U-223 on March 30, 1944
Laforey
L
May 13, 1941
1941-1942
sunk by Germans bombers on April 9, 1942
Lance
L
February 18, 1941
1941-1942
Sunk by U-133 on January 17, 1942
Gurkha
L
July 20, 1941
1941-1942
Sunk by German bombers on May 11, 1942
Lively
L
December 19, 1940
1940-1942
Sunk by German bombers on March 26, 1942
Legion
L
May 28, 1941
1941-1943
Sunk by German torpedo boat S-55 on March 12, 1943
Lightning
L
January 30, 1942
1942-1948
Scrapped in 1948
Lookout
L
October 31, 1942
1942-1944
Scrapped in 1948
Loyal
M (Leader)
August 6, 1942
1942-1970
Transferred to Turkey as Alp Arslan, scrapped in 1970
Milne
M
April 8, 1943
1943-1944
Sunk by U-990 on February 25 ,1944
Mahratta
M
September 18, 1942
1942-1955
Scrapped in 1955
Musketeer
M
November 18, 1942
1942-1943
Transferred to Poland as Orkan, sunk by U-378 on October 8, 1943
Myrmidon
M
February 12, 1942
1942-1971
Sold to Turkey as Kilic Ali Pasa, scrapped in 1971
Matchless
M
August 12, 1942
1942-1979
Transferred to Turkey as Piyala Pasa, Scrapped in 1979
Meteor
M
December 2, 1941
1941-1970
Transferred to Turkey, as Cakmak, scrapped in 1970
Marne
M
April 4, 1942
1942-1942
Sunk by U-431 on November 10, 1942
Martin
O (Leader)
October 8, 1941
1941-1980
Transferred to Pakistan as Tippu Sultan, scrapped in 1980
Onslow
O
June 19, 1942
1942-1977
Transferred to Pakistan as Tughril, scrapped in 1977
Onslaught
O
July 5, 1941
1941-1965
Sold to Turkey as Gayret, scrapped in 1965
Oribi
O
September 20, 1941
1941-1959
Transferred to Pakistan as Tariq, scrapped in 1959
Offa
O
September 3, 1942
1942-1957
Scrapped in 1965
Obdurate
O
October 30, 1942
1942-1957
Scrapped in 1962
Obedient
O
August 14, 1942
1942-1952
Scrapped in 1955
Opportune
O
October 17, 1942
1942-1961
Scrapped in 1965
Orwell
P
February 4, 1942
1942-1943
Scuttled after the Battle of Cigno Convoy on April 16, 1943
Pakenham
P
December 12, 1941
1941-1961
Scrapped in 1962
Paladin
P
December 12, 1941
1941-1943
Sunk by German dive bombers on October 9, 1943
Panther
P
August 5, 1941
1941-1942
Sunk by U-565 on December 18, 1942
Partridge
P
April 13, 1942
1942-1945
Crippled by Japanese aircraft on February 11, 1945, never repaired and scrapped in 1948
Pathfinder
P
February 10, 1942
1942-1950
Scrapped in 1950
Penn
P
June 15, 1942
1942-1960
Scrapped in 1967
Petard
P
August 31, 1942
1942-1947
Cut in two by damage from German torpedo hit, scrapped in 1947
Porcupine
Q
December 10, 1942
1942-1972
Transferred to Australia, scrapped in 1975
Queenborough
Q
November 26, 1942
1942-1957
Transferred to Australia, scrapped in 1963
Quadrant
Q
January 7, 1943
1943-1944
Mined, sank under tow on May 18, 1944
Quail
Q
September 7, 1942
1942-1946
Transferred to Australia, scrapped in 1946
Quality
Q
April 15, 1942
1942-1942
Torpedoed and sunk by German aircraft on December 2, 1942
Quentin
Q
July 6, 1942
1942-1964
Transferred to Australia, scrapped in 1972
Quiberon
Q
September 14, 1942
1942-1963
Transferred to Australia, scrapped in 1972
Quickmatch
Q (Leader)
October 22, 1942
1942-1957
Transferred to the Dutch as Banckert, scrapped in 1957
Quilliam
R (Leader)
August 27, 1942
1942-1970
Transferred to India as Rajput scrapped in 1970
Rotherham
R
June 10, 1943
1943-1969
Scrapped in 1969
Roebuck
R
November 16, 1942
1943-1971
Sold to India as Rana, scrapped in 1971
Raider
R
October 30, 1942
1943-1949
Scrapped in 1949
Racehorse
R
February 20, 1943
1943-1965
Sunk as a target in 1981
Rapid
R
October 1, 1942
1943-1979
Transferred to India as Ranjit,
Redoubt
R
November 30, 1942
1942-1971
Scrapped in 1971
Relentless
R
August 4, 1943
1943-1966
Scrapped in 1967
Rocket
S (Leader)
July 1, 1943
1943-1946
TCL due to damage from a mine, Scrapped in 1950
Saumarez
S
June 8, 1943
1943-1962
Scrapped in 1962
Savage
S
May 11, 1943
1943-1962
Transferred to the Dutch, Scrapped in 1963
Scorpion
S
July 14, 1943
1943-1963
Transferred to the Dutch, Scrapped in 1963
Scourge
S
December 23, 1943
1943-1962
Transferred to the Dutch, Scrapped in 1962
Serapis
S
March 11, 1944
1944-1944
Transferred to Norway as Svenner, sunk by German torpedo boat on June 6, 1944
Shark
S
August 26, 1943
1943-1959
Transferred to Norway as Stord, Scrapped in 1959
Success
S
December 12, 1943
1943-1943
Mined on June 24, 1944
Swift
T
September 13, 1943
1943-1961
Scrapped in 1965
Teazer
T
October 30, 1943
1943-1965
Scrapped in 1965
Tenacious
T
October 8, 1943
1943-1964
Scrapped in 1965
Termagant
T
January 20, 1944
1944-1960
Scrapped in 1966
Terpsichore
T
March 8, 1943
1943-1969
Scrapped in 1970
Troubridge
T
April 2, 1943
1943-1965
Scrapped in 1965
Tumult
T
March 11, 1943
1943-1966
Scrapped in 1966
Tuscan
T
April 8, 1943
1943-1956
Scrapped in 1965
Tyrian
U (Leader)
May 27, 1943
1943-1974
Scrapped in 1983
Grenville
U
June 30, 1943
1943-1977
Scrapped in 1980
Ulster
U
September 24, 1943
1943-1964
Scrapped in 1967
Urchin
U
December 23, 1943
1943-1963
Scrapped in 1970
Ulysses
U
December 23, 1943
1943-1960
Scrapped in 1965
Undine
U
March 3, 1944
1944-1974
Sunk as a target in 1978
Undaunted
U
March 1, 1944
1944-1967
Scrapped in 1967
Ursa
U
January 18, 1944
1944-1962
Scrapped in 1971
Urania
V
August 14, 1943
1943-1944
Torpedoed by U-278, scuttled on January 30, 1944
Hardy
V
August 28, 1943
1943-1964
Scrapped in 1972
Venus
V
September 10, 1943
1943-1963
Scrapped in 1965
Vigilant
V
November 5, 1943
1943-1963
Scrapped in 1965
Virago
V
December 12, 1943
1943-1970
Scrapped in 1972
Verulam
V
February 21, 1944
1944-1963
Transferred to Canada as Sioux, Scrapped in 1965
Vixen
V
May 26, 1944
1944-1956
Scrapped in 1977
Volage
V
February 28, 1944
1944-1970
Transferred to Canada as Algonquin, Scrapped in 1971
Valentine
W (Leader)
January 18, 1944
1944-1971
Transferred to Yugoslavia as Kotor, scrapped in 1971
Kempenfelt
W
July 20, 1944
1944-1966
Foundered in 1974,
Whirlwind
W
April 14, 1944
1944-1971
Transferred to Yugoslavia as Pula, scrapped in 1971
Wager
W
February 17, 1944
1944-1970
Scrapped in 1971
Wakeful
W
May 11, 1944
1944-1980
Transferred to South Africa, Sunk as a target in 1980
Wessex
W
March 30, 1944
1944-1966
Scrapped in 1967
Wizard
W
April 25, 1944
1944-1976
Transferred to South Africa, scrapped in 1976
Whelp
W
July 14, 1944
1944-1963
Transferred to South Africa, Sunk as a target in 1976
Wrangler
Z (Leader)
June 23, 1944
1944-1970
Transferred to Egypt, sunk in 1970 during War of Attrition
Myngs
Z
September 6, 1944
1944-1953
Scrapped in 1958
Zephyr
Z
July 18, 1944
1944-1959
Scrapped in 1959
Zambesi
Z
October 9, 1944
1944-1967
Transferred to Israel as Eilat, sunk in 1967
Zealous
Z
February 17, 1944
1944-1970
Scrapped in 1971
Zebra
Z
December 22, 1944
1944-2016?!!
Transferred to Egypt as El Fateh, Scrapped in 2016
Zenith
Z
July 12 ,1944
1944-1968
Scrapped in 1970
Zest
Z
October 23, 1944
1944-1972
Transferred to Israel as Yaffo, scrapped in 1972
Zodiac
C
April 5, 1944
1944-1973
Scrapped in 1979
Caprice
C
July 28, 1944
1944-1966
Scrapped in 1967
Cassandra
C (Leader)
October 5, 1944
1944-1965
Scrapped in 1967
Caesar
C (Leader)
December 13, 1944
1944-1964
Scrapped in 1967
Cavendish
C
July 17, 1944
1944-1968
Scrapped in 1971
Cambrian
C
November 6, 1944
1944-1963
Scrapped in 1967
Carron
C
November 22, 1944
1944-1972
Museum ship in Chatham Historic Dockyard since 1998
Cavalier
C
February 10, 1945
1945-1969
Scrapped in 1970
Carysfort
C
August 24, 1945
1945-1961
Scrapped in 1965
Chaplet
C
November 19, 1945
1945-1971
Transferred to Pakistan, irreparably damaged, scrapped in 1971
Charity
C
September 28, 1945
1945-1964
Scrapped in 1966
Chequers
C
March 7, 1946
1946-1961
Scrapped in 1961
Chieftain
C
August 23, 1945
1945-1964
Scrapped in 1969
Chevron
C
December 11, 1945
1945-1960
Scrapped in 1962
Cheviot
C (Leader)
December 19, 1945
1945-1951
Scrapped in 1963
Childers
C
May 13, 1946
1946-1961
Scrapped in 1961
Chivalrous
C
July 8, 1946
1946-1955
Scrapped in 1958
Comus
C
December 20, 1946
1946-1961
Scrapped in 1962
Concord
C
November 9, 1945
1945-1959
Scrapped in 1960
Contest
C
March 19, 1946
1946-1960
Scrapped in 1961
Consort
C
September 4, 1945
1945-1961
Scrapped in 1961
Cossack
C
September 29, 1945
1945-1958
Scrapped in 1964
Cockade
C
June 6, 1945
1945-1958
Scrapped in 1962
Comet
C
August 21, 1945
1945-1970
Transferred to Canada, scrapped in 1971
Crescent
C
November 26 ,1945
1945-1964
Scrapped in 1964
Crusader
C
November 30, 1945
1945-1961
to Norway as Trondheim, Scrapped in 1961
Croziers
C
December 31, 1945
1945-1956
Scrapped in 1956
Constance
C
February 6, 1946
1946-1966
to Norway as Stavanger, Scrapped in 1967
Crystal
C
July 10, 1946
1946-1982
To Pakistan as Jahangir, scrapped in 1982
Crispin
C
October 14, 1946
1946-1982
To Pakistan as Alamgir, scrapped in 1982
Creole
C
September 16, 1946
1946-1966
to Norway as Bergen, scrapped in 1967
Cromwell
C
April 17, 1947
1947-1967
To Norway as Oslo, scrapped in 1968
Crown
Weapon
June 12, 1945
1945-1964
Scrapped in 1964
Battleaxe
Weapon
October 4, 1948
1948-1968
Scrapped in 1968
Broadsword
Weapon
March 4, 1948
1948-1963
Scrapped in 1971
Crossbow
Weapon
September 17, 1947
1947-1963
Scrapped in 1971
Scorpion
Weapon
Cancelled
N/A
N/A
Carronade
Weapon
Cancelled
N/A
N/A
Celt
Weapon
Cancelled
N/A
N/A
Claymore
Weapon
Cancelled
N/A
N/A
Culverin
Weapon
Cancelled
N/A
N/A
Cutlass
Weapon
Cancelled
N/A
N/A
Dagger
Weapon
Cancelled
N/A
N/A
Grenade
Weapon
Cancelled
N/A
N/A
Halberd
Weapon
Cancelled
N/A
N/A
Howitzer
Weapon
Cancelled
N/A
N/A
Longbow
Weapon
Cancelled
N/A
N/A
Musket
Weapon
Cancelled
N/A
N/A
Poniard
Weapon
Cancelled
N/A
N/A
Rapier
Weapon
Cancelled
N/A
N/A
Rifle
Weapon
Cancelled
N/A
N/A
Spear
Battle
September 14, 1944
1944-1958
Scrapped in 1966
Barfleur
Battle
July 23, 1945
1945-1963
Scrapped in 1971
Trafalgar
Battle
January 21, 1946
1946-1957
Scrapped in 1962
St Kitts
Battle
July 2, 1945
1945-1960
Scrapped in 1965
Armada
Battle
September 25, 1945
1945-1962
Scrapped in 1967
Solebay
Battle
September 27, 1946
1946-1962
Scrapped in 1972
Saintes
Battle
June 18, 1945
1945-1962
Scrapped in 1970
Camperdown
Battle
September 11, 1945
1945-1965
Scrapped in 1967
Finisterre
Battle
July 24, 1945
1945-1959
Scrapped in 1962
Hogue
Battle
November 2, 1945
1945-1960
Scrapped in 1967
Lagos
Battle
December 10, 1946
1946-1953
Sold to Pakistan, scrapped in 1985
Gabbard
Battle
June 14, 1946
1946-1957
Scrapped in 1961
Gravelines
Battle
September 30, 1946
1946-1953
Transferred to Iran, non-operational since 1990
Sluys
Battle
April 12, 1946
1946-1953
Sold to Pakistan, Sunk during Indo-Pakistani war in 1971
Cadiz
Battle
July 12, 1946
1946-1957
Scrapped in 1961
St James
Battle
December 9, 1946
1946-1959
Scrapped in 1964
Vigo
Battle
June 25, 1947
1947-1972
Scrapped in 1974
Agincourt
Battle
March 20, 1947
1947-1959
Scrapped in 1964
Alamein
Battle
March 20, 1947
1947-1968
Scrapped in 1970
Aisne
Battle
November 27, 1946
1947-1963
Scrapped in 1965
Dunkirk
Battle
July 30, 1947
1947-1961
Scrapped in 1965
Jutland
Battle
February 14, 1947
1947-1968
Scrapped in 1978
Barrosa
Battle
September 5, 1947
1947-1977
Scrapped in 1979
Matapan
Battle
November 27, 1946
1946-1963
Scrapped in 1965
Corunna
Battle
Cancelled on October 15, 1945 after she was launched
Cancelled
Broken up incomplete in 1950
Albuera
Battle
Cancelled
N/A
Broken up on the slipway
St Lucia
Battle
Cancelled
N/A
Scrapped immediately upon launching
Belle Isle
Battle
Cancelled
N/A
Broken up on the slipway
Omdurman
Battle
Cancelled
N/A
Reordered as HMS Danae
Vimiera
Battle
Cancelled
N/A
Broken up on the slipway
Mons
Battle
Cancelled
N/A
Scrapped immediately upon launching
Navarino
Battle
Cancelled
N/A
Broken up on the slipway
San Domingo
Battle
Cancelled
N/A
Scrapped in the late 1950's
Namur
Battle
Cancelled
N/A
Scrapped immediately upon launching
Poictiers
Battle
Cancelled
N/A
Scrapped immediately upon launching
Talavera
Battle
Cancelled
N/A
Scrapped immediately upon launching
Trincomalee
Battle
Cancelled
N/A
Reordered as HMS Delight
Ypres
Battle
Cancelled
N/A
Broken up on the slipway
Waterloo
Battle
Cancelled
N/A
Broken up on the slipway
Somme
Battle
Cancelled
N/A
Broken up on the slipway
River Plate
Battle
Cancelled
N/A
Scrapped in the late 1950's
Oudenarde
G
Cancelled
N/A
N/A
Gael
G
Cancelled
N/A
N/A
Gallant
G
Cancelled
N/A
N/A
Gauntlet
G
Cancelled
N/A
N/A
Guernsey
G
Cancelled
N/A
N/A
Glowworm
G
Cancelled
N/A
N/A
Grafton
G
Cancelled
N/A
N/A
Greyhound
G
Cancelled
N/A
N/A
Gift
Daring
October 9, 1953
1953-1971
Scrapped in 1971
Delight
Daring
February 26,1953
1953-1971
Scrapped in 1971
Dainty
Daring
March 8, 1952
1952-1968
Scrapped in 1971
Daring
Daring
February 21, 1952
1952-1970
Scrapped in 1981
Diamond
Daring
October 23, 1952
1952-1980
Scrapped in 1980
Duchess
Daring
March 29, 1954
1954-1993
Sold to Peru, scrapped in 1993
Diana
Daring
April 28, 1953
1953-2007
Sold to Peru, presumed scrapped
Decoy
Daring
December 5, 1952
1952-1969
Scrapped in 1972
Defender
Daring
Cancelled
N/A
N/A
Demon
Daring
Cancelled
N/A
N/A
Dervish
Daring
Cancelled
N/A
N/A
Desire
Hunt
March 23, 1940
1940-1945
Scrapped in 1957
Atherstone
Hunt
June 6, 1940
1940-1942
Scuttled on August 19, 1942 after being bombed
Berkeley
Hunt
July 22, 1940
1940-1946
Scrapped in 1957
Cattistock
Hunt
September 18, 1940
1940-1945
Scrapped in 1959
Cleveland
Hunt
August 28, 1940
1940-1956
Scrapped in 1956
Eglinton
Hunt
October 18, 1940
1940-1941
Sunk by German torpedo boat S-40 on February 25, 1941
Exmoor
Hunt
May 29, 1940
1940-1956
Scrapped in 1956
Fernie
Hunt
July 1, 1940
1940-1956
Scrapped in 1958
Garth
Hunt
June 8, 1940
1940-1955
Scrapped in 1957
Hambledon
Hunt
November 16, 1940
1940-1956
Scrapped in 1957
Cotswold
Hunt
December 29, 1940
1940-1986
Sold to Egypt, reduced to accommodation hulk in 1986
Cottesmore
Hunt
October 12, 1940
1940-1970
Sold to Egypt, capture by Israel in 1956 as Haifa, scrapped in 1970
Mendip
Hunt
December 30, 1940
1940-1978
Transferred to Ecuador, Scrapped in 1978?
Meynell
Hunt
October 23, 1940
1940-1955
Scrapped in 1956
Pytchley
Hunt
February 6, 1941
1941-1978
Sold to Ecuador, scrapped in 1978
Quantock
Hunt
September 21, 1940
1940-1944
Sunk by human torpedo on August 3, 1944
Quorn
Hunt I
November 8, 1940
1940-1946
Scrapped in 1956
Southdown
Hunt
June 5, 1940
1940-1943
Sunk by U-593 on December 12, 1943
Tynedale
Hunt
February 28, 1941
1941-1959
Scrapped in 1959
Whaddon
Hunt
February 17, 1941
1941-1958
Scrapped in 1958
Avon Vale
Hunt
August 28, 1941
1941-1961
Transferred to Norway as Arendal, scrapped in 1965
Badsworth
Hunt
November 3, 1941
1941-1956
Transferred to Norway as Haugesund, scrapped in 1965
Beaufort
Hunt
April 11, 1941
1941-1957
Scrapped in 1958
Blankney
Hunt
May 9, 1942
1942-1956
Scrapped in 1956
Bicester
Hunt
April 17, 1942
1942-1979
To Poland as Slazak, Transferred to India as Godavari, Scrapped in 1979
Bedale
Hunt
December 14, 1940
1940-1948
Scrapped in 1957
Blencathra
Hunt
October 16, 1941
1941-1975
Sold to India as Ganga, scrapped in 1975
Chiddingfold
Hunt
December 11, 1941
1941-1962
To Denmark as Ralf Krake, scrapped in 1966
Calpe
Hunt
July 29, 1942
1942-1959
Scrapped in 1959
Cowdray
Hunt
June 29, 1941
1941-1957
Scrapped in 1957
Croome
Hunt
September 28, 1941
1941-1943
Sunk by German glide bomb on November 13, 1943
Dulverton
Hunt
February 28, 1941
1941-1942
Total Constructive loss on August 29, 1942, scrapped in 1946
Eridge
Hunt
April 27, 1941
1941-1962
Scrapped in 1962
Farndale
Hunt II
February 5, 1942
1942-1942
Sunk by U-77 on June 12, 1942
Grove
Hunt II
June 21, 1941
1941-1942
Sunk by U-652 on March 20, 1942
Heythrop
Hunt II
October 5, 1941
1941-1943
Mined on October 22, 1943
Hurworth
Hunt II
April 2, 1942
1942-1960
Transferred to Greece as Kriti, scrapped in 1960
Hursley
Hunt II
August 16, 1941
1941-1975
Sold to India as Gomati, scrapped in 1975
Lamerton
Hunt II
December 24, 1941
1941-1960
Loaned to Greece as Aigaion, scrapped in 1960
Lauderdale
Hunt II
February 11, 1942
1942-1958
Scrapped in 1958
Ledbury
Hunt II
February 28, 1941
1941-1948
Scrapped in 1948
Liddesdale
Hunt II
January 10, 1942
1942-1955
Scrapped in 1957
Middleton
Hunt II
April 14, 1942
1942-1965
Transferred to Denmark as Esbern Snare, scrapped in 1966
Blackmore
Hunt II
May 9, 1941
1941-1968
Scrapped in 1968
Brocklesby
Hunt II
June 16, 1942
1942-1959
Transferred to Greece as Themistoklis, scrapped in 1960
Bramham
Hunt II
December 2, 1941
1941-1957
Scrapped in 1957
Tetcott
Hunt
November 3, 1941
1941-1957
Scrapped in 1957
Wheatland
Hunt III
January 21, 1943
1943-1968
Transferred to West Germany as Brommy, scrapped in 1969
Eggesford
Hunt III
December 7, 1942
1942-1947
Scrapped in 1953
Easton
Hunt II
May 28, 1941
1941-1946
Transferred to Poland as Krakowiak, scrapped in 1959
Silverton
Hunt II
July 30, 1941
1941-1943
Sunk by U-617 on September 6, 1943
Puckeridge
Hunt
June 17, 1941
1941-1942
Transferred to Poland as Kujawiak, mined on June 16, 1942
Oakley
Hunt
May 7, 1942
1942-1968
Sold to West Germany as Gneisenau, scrapped in 1977
Tickham
Hunt
July 20, 1942
1942-1943
Sunk by German torpedo boat S-90 on April 13, 1943
Eskdale
Hunt
June 12, 1942
1942-1961
Transferred to Norway, scrapped in 1961
Glaisdale
Hunt
November 6, 1942
1942-1944
Irreparably damaged by mine on July 24, 1944
Goathland
Hunt II
October 9, 1941
1941-1942
Mined on March 24, 1942
Southwold
Hunt II
June 27, 1942
1942-1956
Transferred to Norway as Tromso, scrapped in 1965
Zetland
Hunt II
February 18, 1942
1942-1952
Scrapped in 1959
Wilton
Hunt
October 24, 1942
1942-1956
Scrapped in 1958
Haydon
Hunt
September 16, 1942
1942-1943
Sunk by U-593 on December 12, 1943
Holcombe
Hunt
October 24, 1942
1942-1943
Sunk by German torpedo boat T22 on October 23, 1943
Limbourne
Hunt
October 10, 1942
1942-1956
Scrapped in 1956
Melbreak
Hunt
November 25, 1952
1942-1959
Transferred to Greece as Miaoulis, scrapped in 1960
Modbury
Hunt
June 27, 1942
1942-1959
Transferred to Greece as Pindos, scrapped in 1960
Bolebroke
Hunt
July 20, 1942
1942-1945
Transferred to Greece as Adrias, scrapped in 1945
Border
Hunt
March 29, 1942
1942-1945
Scrapped in 1957
Belvoir
Hunt
August 10, 1940
1940-1946
Scrapped in 1956
Holderness
Hunt
December 11, 1942
1942-1942
Sunk by U-443 on December 11, 1942
Blean
Hunt
January 8, 1942
1942-1942
Sunk by German dive bombers, June 15, 1942
Airedale
Hunt
February 22, 1942
1942-1969
Transferred to West Germany as Raule, Scrapped in 1969
Albrighton
Hunt
April 16, 1942
1942-1956
Scrapped in 1956
Bleasdale
Hunt
February 5, 1942
1942-1944
Mined on December 14, 1944
Aldenham
Hunt III
April 24, 1942
1942-1943
Scrapped in 1947
Derwent
Hunt III
June 12, 1942
1942-1963
Sold to Greece, Scrapped in 1963
Catterick
Hunt III
August 25, 1942
1942-1942
Sunk by German E boat on December 3, 1942
Penylan
Hunt
July 27, 1942
1942-1959
Transferred to Greece as Kanaris, Scrapped in 1960
Hatherleigh
Hunt
December 15, 1942
1942-1945
Transferred to Free French as La Combattante, Mined on February 23, 1945
Haldon
Hunt
November 4, 1942
1942-1946
Scrapped in 1946
Rockwood
Hunt III
March 18, 1943
1943-1959
Scrapped in 1959
Stevenstone
Hunt III
September 4, 1942
1942-1962
Transferred to Greece as Adrias, returned, scrapped in 1964
Tanatside
Hunt III
May 19, 1943
1943-1961
Scrapped in 1961
Talybont
Hunt III
October 20, 1942
1942-1944
Scrapped in 1947
Wensleydale
Hunt IV
December 18, 1942
1942-1945
Scrapped in 1961
Brecon
Hunt IV
February 12, 1943
1942-1965?
Scrapped in 1965
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