HMS Myngs (R 06)
Destroyer of the Z class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Vickers Armstrong (Newcastle-on-Tyne, U.K.) : Parsons|
|Ordered||12 Feb 1942|
|Laid down||27 May 1942|
|Launched||31 May 1943|
|Commissioned||23 Jun 1944|
Transferred to Egypt in 1955 being renamed El Qahar.
Commands listed for HMS Myngs (R 06)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Charles Wickham Malins, DSO, DSC, RN||13 Mar 1944||9 Jul 1944|
|2||Capt. Manley Lawrence Power, OBE, RN||9 Jul 1944||17 Nov 1944|
|3||Capt. Peter Grenville Lyon Cazalet, DSC, RN||17 Nov 1944||11 Jul 1945|
|4||Capt. John Hamilton Allison, DSO, RN||11 Jul 1945||22 Aug 1946|
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Notable events involving Myngs include:
13 Jul 1944
HMS Shakespeare (Lt. D. Swanston, DSC and Bar, RN) conducted A/S exercises at Scapa Flow, first with HMS Stella Pegasi (T/Lt. C.D.M. Grierson, RNVR), HMS Kingston Topaz (Skr.Lt. J.E. Harwood, RD, RNR) and later with HMS Myngs (Capt. M.L. Power, CBE, RN). (1)
- ADM 173/18719
- ADM 173/20344
- ADM 173/19596
- ADM 173/20030
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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