HMS Caprice (R 01)
Destroyer of the Ca class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Yarrow Shipbuilders Ltd. (Scotstoun, Scotland)|
|Ordered||16 Feb 1942|
|Laid down||28 Sep 1942|
|Launched||16 Sep 1943|
|Commissioned||5 Apr 1944|
Scrapped at Queensborough starting November 1979.
|Former name||HMS Swallow|
Commands listed for HMS Caprice (R 01)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Gordon Wylie McKendrick, RN||4 Mar 1944||mid 1946|
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Noteable events involving Caprice include:
10 Jan 1959
Recommissioned after lengthy refit and modernisation at Yarrow's yard. Left the UK in March for deployment to the Far East Station. Commanding Officer was Commander H.J. Startin.