HMS Consort R-76 / D-76

Type:
Destroyer
Class:
CO
Builder:
Alexander Stephen & Sons Ltd.
Port Glasgow, Scotland
Pennant Number:
R-76
D-76
Ordered:
August 14, 1942
Launched:
October 19, 1944
Keel Laid:
May 26, 1943
Commissioned:


March 19, 1946
Fate:
Sold 1961 to Prince of Wales Drydock Co, Swansea, Wales, UK and scrapped.


Notes
April 20, 1949:

The Yangtze Incident, HMS Consort, HMS London and HMS Black Swan came to the aid
of HMS Amethyst. HMS Consort attempted to take Amethyst in tow, however after
receiving numerous hits (Admiralty records indicate up to 68 hits) from enemy shells
and small arms fire she was forced to withdraw down river. Eight crewmen were killed
in the action, two died later of wounds.

 



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