HMS Troubridge (R 00)
Destroyer of the T class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||John Brown Shipbuilding & Engineering Company Ltd. (Clydebank, Scotland)|
|Ordered||13 Mar 1941|
|Laid down||10 Nov 1941|
|Launched||23 Sep 1942|
|Commissioned||8 Mar 1943|
Reconstructed as Type 15 frigate during 1955-1957.
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 27 February 1970.
Commands listed for HMS Troubridge (R 00)
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|1||Capt. Charles Leslie Firth, RN||May 1943||30 Sep 1944|
|2||Capt. Geoffrey Frederic Burghard, RN||30 Sep 1944||22 Mar 1946|
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Noteable 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. (see map)