Allied Warships

HMS Boxer (F 121)

Tank landing ship of the LST (Mk 1) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTank landing ship
ClassLST (Mk 1) 
PennantF 121 
Built byHarland & Wolff (Belfast, Northern Ireland)  
Ordered6 Mar 1941 
Laid down 
Launched12 Dec 1942 
Commissioned10 Apr 1943 
End service 

Became a fighter direction ship in 1944.
Became a radar training ship in 1947.
Sold to be broken up for scrap 1 December 1958.
Arrived at Barrow to be scrapped on 5 December 1958.


Commands listed for HMS Boxer (F 121)

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1G B Herbert-Jones, RNR18 Mar 1943Jan 1945
2Cdr. Roderick Cosmo Gordon, DSO, RNJan 194521 Mar 1946

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