HMS Stayner (K573)

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Navy: RN
Type: Escort Destroyer
Class: Captain 
Pennant: K 573 
Built by: Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down: 22 Sep, 1943 
Launched: 6 Nov, 1943 
Commissioned: 30 Jan, 1944 
History: Assigned USN pennant DE 564 but not named.

Returned to the US Navy on 24 Nov, 1946. Scrapped. 

Noteable 5 Aug, 1944
The German submarine U-671 was sunk at 0200hrs on 5 Aug 1944 in the English Channel south of Brighton, in position 50.23N, 00.06E, by depth charges from the British frigate HMS Stayner and the British escort destroyer HMS Wensleydale.

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