HMS Worcester (D96)

Casualty List

Following collision with HMS Active

Navy: RN
Type: Destroyer
Class: Admiralty Modified W 
Pennant: D 96 
Built by: J.S. White & Co. (Cowes, U.K.) 
Ordered: Apr, 1918 
Laid down: 20 Dec, 1918 
Launched: 24 Oct, 1919 
Commissioned: 20 Sep, 1922 Completed at Portsmouth Dockyard.
History: On 23 December 1943 HMS Worcester was damaged after hitting a mine off Smith's Koll in the North Sea. She was declared a constructive total loss since she was beyond econimical repair. She became an accomodation ship in May 1944 and was renamed Yeoman in June 1945. Sold to be broken up for scrap on 17 September 1945. 

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