Allied Warships

HMS Alynbank (F 84)

Anti-Aircraft ship

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeAnti-Aircraft ship
Class[No specific class] 
PennantF 84 
ModSeagoing 
Built byHarland & Wolff Ltd. (Govan, Scotland) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched15 Jan 1925 
Commissioned16 Jun 1940 
End service 
History

Completed on 26 March 1925.
Displacement: 5151 GRT
Armamant: 8 4" AA guns (4x2), 8 2pdr AA (2x4)

Requisitioned by the Admiralty in April 1940 for conversion to Auxiliary Anti-Aircraft Ship.
Sunk as blockship at Arromanches on 9 June 1944.

 

Commands listed for HMS Alynbank (F 84)

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CommanderFromTo
1Capt. (retired) Philip Hordern, RN23 Feb 194010 Mar 1941
2A/Capt. (retired) Henry Freston Nash, RN10 Mar 194118 Feb 1943
3A/Capt. (retired) the Hon. Valentine Maurice Wyndham-Quin, RN18 Feb 1943late 1943

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