HMS Mackay (D70)

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Navy: RN
Type: Destroyer
Class: Admiralty Leader 
Pennant: D 70 
Built by: Cammell Laird Shipyard (Birkenhead, U.K.) 
Ordered: Apr, 1917 
Laid down: 5 Mar, 1918 
Launched: 21 Dec, 1918 
Commissioned: 19 May, 1919 
History: Mackay was coverted into a long-range escort at the outbreak f WWI with a reduced gun armament but carrying a complement of 50 DCs.
In May 1940 she took part in the evacuation of Dukerque, in 2/1941 was with Capt Pizey's Division when it attempted attacking Scharnhorst & Gneisenau as they returned to Germany via the Channel but failed to get in range.
Spent a short time escorting Russian convoy then switched to the East coast where she remained until the Normandy invasion. On 6/6/44 she was escorting one of the invasion convoys.
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 18 February 1947. 

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