Allied Warships

ORP Conrad (D 44)

Light cruiser of the D class

NavyThe Polish Navy
TypeLight cruiser
PennantD 44 
Built byArmstrong (Newcastle-on-Tyne, U.K.) : Wallsend 
Laid down1 Dec 1916 
Launched26 Jan 1918 
Commissioned4 Oct 1944 
End service28 Sep 1946 

Transferred to the Polish Navy on 4 October 1944.
She was returned to the Royal Navy on 28 September 1946.
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 26 January 1948.
Arrived to be scrapped at T.W. Ward at Barrow on 27 March 1948.

Former nameHMS Danae

Commands listed for ORP Conrad (D 44)

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1Kmdr por. Stanislaw Tytus Dzienisiewicz, ORP4 Oct 194426 Jul 1945
2Kmdr por. Romuald Nalecz-Tyminski, ORP27 Jul 194528 Sep 1946

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Notable events involving Conrad include:

19 Jul 1945
HMS Sportsman (Lt.Cdr. N.L.A. Jewell, MBE, DSC, RN) conducted attack exercises during which ORP Conrad served as the target. (1)


  1. ADM 173/19713

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

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