Allied Warships

HMS Ravager (D 70)

Escort Carrier of the Attacker class


HMS Ravager while transporting aircraft.

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeEscort Carrier
ClassAttacker 
PennantD 70 
Built bySeattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down11 Apr 1942 
Launched16 Jul 1942 
Commissioned25 Apr 1943 
End service26 Feb 1946 
History

Transferred to the Royal Navy under lend-lease.
Returned to the United States Navy on 26 February 1946.
Stricken by the United States Navy on 12 April 1946.
Sold into merchantile service being renamed Robin Trent in 1946.
Renamed Trent in 1971.
Scrapped at Kaohsiung, Taiwan in 1973.

 

Commands listed for HMS Ravager (D 70)

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CommanderFromTo
1A/Capt. Alec Anderson Murray, RN28 Dec 194216 May 1944
2A/Capt. George Vivian Barnett Faulkner, RN16 May 194423 Oct 1945
3Capt. Charles Richard Vernon Pugh, RN23 Oct 1945???

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Notable events involving Ravager include:


5 Feb 1945
HMS Totem (A/Lt.Cdr. M.B. St. John, DSC, RN) conducted attack exercises in the Clyde area during which HMS Ravager (A/Capt. G.V.B. Faulkner, RN) served as the target. (1)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/19949

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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