HMS Hesperus (H57)

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Navy: Royal Navy
Type: Destroyer
Class: Havant 
Pennant: H 57 
Built by: Thornycroft (Southampton, U.K.) 
Laid down: 6 Jul, 1938 
Launched: 1 Aug, 1939 
Commissioned: 22 Jan, 1940 
  Requisitioned by the Royal Navy on 4 September 1939 while being built for the Brazilian Navy. Named HMS Hearty, renamed HMS Hesperus after completion on 27 February 1940.

Sold to be broken up for scrap on 26 November 1946. 

Former name:HMS Hearty (ex-Brazilian Juruena)

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