HMS Eggesford (L 15)
Escort destroyer of the Hunt (Type III) class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||Hunt (Type III)|
|Built by||J.S. White & Co. (Cowes, U.K.)|
|Ordered||28 Jul 1940|
|Laid down||23 Jun 1941|
|Launched||12 Sep 1942|
|Commissioned||21 Jan 1943|
HMS Eggesford was sold in 1957 to the Federal German Navy (like HMS Albrighton) where she served as the frigate Brommy F 218.
Commands listed for HMS Eggesford (L 15)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Derek William Austin, RN||4 Dec 1942||25 Nov 1943|
|2||Lt. George Hammond Evans, RN||25 Nov 1943||8 Feb 1946|
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Notable events involving Eggesford include:
22 Apr 1945
HMS Vampire (Lt. C.W. Taylor, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Gibraltar with HMS Eggesford (Lt. G.H. Evans, RN) and another vessel [unable to read the name in the logbook of HMS Vampire]. (1)
- ADM 173/20232
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.