Allied Warships

HMCS Cresent (R 16)

Destroyer of the Cr class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
PennantR 16 
Built byJohn Brown Shipbuilding & Engineering Company Ltd. (Clydebank, Scotland) 
Ordered12 Sep 1942 
Laid down16 Sep 1943 
Launched20 Jul 1944 
Commissioned10 Sep 1945 
End service 

Scrapped in 1971  

Commands listed for HMCS Cresent (R 16)

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1A/Lt.Cdr. Charles Patrick Nixon, DSC, RCN10 Sep 194517 Dec 1946

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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