Allied Warships

HMS Troubridge (R 00)

Destroyer of the T class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassT 
PennantR 00 
Built byJohn Brown Shipbuilding & Engineering Company Ltd. (Clydebank, Scotland) 
Ordered13 Mar 1941 
Laid down10 Nov 1941 
Launched23 Sep 1942 
Commissioned8 Mar 1943 
End service 
History

Reconstructed as Type 15 frigate during 1955-1957.

Sold to be broken up for scrap on 27 February 1970.
Scrapped at Newport in May 1970.

 

Commands listed for HMS Troubridge (R 00)

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CommanderFromTo
1Capt. Charles Leslie Firth, RNMay 194330 Sep 1944
2Capt. Geoffrey Frederic Burghard, RN30 Sep 194422 Mar 1946

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Notable events involving Troubridge include:


19 Sep 1944
German U-boat U-407 was sunk in the Mediterranean south of Milos, in position 36°27'N, 24°33'E, by depth charges from the British destroyers HMS Troubridge and HMS Terpsichore and the Polish destroyer ORP Garland.

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British destroyers & frigates

Norman Friedman


Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


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