HMCS Hamilton (I24)

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Navy: Royal Navy
Type: Destroyer
Class: Town 
Pennant: I 24 
Built by: Fore River Shipbuilding Co. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down: 17 Aug, 1918 
Launched: 21 Dec, 1918 
Commissioned: 23 Sep, 1940 
End service: 6 Jul, 1941 Transferred to Royal Canadian Navy
History: Transferred from the USN. to the Royal Navy on 23 September 1940.
Collided with HMS Georgetown on 1 October 1940 while they were en-route to Britain.
The ship headed back to St.John's, Newfoundland and was further damaged by grounding. After repairs she was commissioned by the Royal Canadian Navy on 6 July 1941. 

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