HMS Roxborough   (I07)

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Navy: Royal Navy
Type: Destroyer
Class: Town 
Pennant: I 07 
Built by: Fore River Shipbuilding Co. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down: 7 Aug, 1918 
Launched: 14 Dec, 1918 
Commissioned: 23 Sep, 1940 
End service: 1 Aug, 1944 
History: Commissioned as HMS Roxborough 23 September 1940, the destroyer crossed the Atlantic to join the Western Approaches Command, guarding convoys during the dangerous last leg of their voyages into British ports. In March 1942, Roxborough took up western Atlantic escort duty out of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Returning to the Tyne 10 January 1944, Roxborough lay in reserve there until transferred to Russia 1 August 1944. She was returned to Great Britain 7 February. She was scrapped in 1952.

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