Allied Warships

HMS Eastway (F 140)

Dock landing ship of the Casa Grande class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeDock landing ship
ClassCasa Grande 
PennantF 140 
Built byNewport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Laid down23 Nov 1942 
Launched21 May 1943 
Commissioned14 Sep 1943 
End service23 Apr 1946 

Lend-Lease built in the United States for the Royal Navy.
Returned to the United States on 23 April 1946.
Transferred to Greece in 1953 being renamed Nafkratoussa.


Commands listed for HMS Eastway (F 140)

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1T/A/Lt.Cdr. Wallace Armand Fletcher, RNR1 Jul 194320 Apr 1945
2A/Cdr. Harold Vivian Todd, RD, RNR20 Apr 194525 Apr 1946

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