HMS Ramsey (G 60)
Destroyer of the Town class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp., (Squantum, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||23 Sep 1918|
|Launched||24 May 1919|
|Commissioned||26 Nov 1940|
|End service||Jul 1947|
USS Meade was designated one of the 50 destroyers to be transferred to the United Kingdom. She decommissioned and was turned over to the British 23 November 1940. Renamed HMS Ramsey she served the Royal Navy in the North Atlantic and later performed valuable duty as an aircraft training ship. She completed her service 30 June 1945 and was scrapped in July 1947 at Bo'ness, England.
|Former name||USS Meade (DD 274)|
Commands listed for HMS Ramsey (G 60)
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|1||Cdr. (retired) Sir Peter Garnett Agnew, RN||26 Nov 1940||4 Mar 1941|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Richard Been Stannard, VC, RNR||4 Mar 1941||16 Nov 1942|
|3||Lt.Cdr. Reginald Cyril Stevens Woolley, RNR||16 Nov 1942||28 Dec 1942|
|4||A/Lt.Cdr. Wilfred Lambert, RNVR||28 Dec 1942||12 Jun 1943|
|5||T/A/Lt.Cdr. George David Davies, DSC, RNR||12 Jun 1943||Jun 1944|
|6||Lt. Ralph Alexander St.Clair Sproul-Bolton, RN||Jun 1944||Mar 1945|
|7||T/A/Lt.Cdr. John Edmund Barris, RNVR||Mar 1945||mid 1945|
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Notable events involving Ramsey include:
- ADM 173/18745
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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