HMS Winchester (L55)

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Navy: Royal Navy
Type: Destroyer
Class: Admiralty V & W 
Pennant: L 55 
Built by: J. S. White & Co. (Cowes, U.K.) 
Laid down: 12 Jun, 1917 
Launched: 1 Feb, 1918 
Commissioned: 29 Apr, 1918 
History: Reconstruction to Fast Escort completed on 9 April 1940.

Sold to be broken up for scrap on 5 March 1946. 


5 May, 1940
HMS Winchester (Lt.Cdr. S.E. Crewe-Read, RN) was damaged during German air attacks while supporting Allied land forces off the Dutch coast. Repairs were completed ca. mid June.

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