Allied Warships

HMS Finisterre (R 55)

Destroyer of the Battle class

HMS finesterre as seen postwar

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantR 55 
Built byFairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. (Govan, Scotland) 
Ordered27 Apr 1942 
Laid down8 Dec 1942 
Launched22 Jun 1945 
Commissioned11 Sep 1945 
End service 

Scrapped 12 June 1967.  

Commands listed for HMS Finisterre (R 55)

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1Lt.Cdr. Vere Alison Wight-Boycott, OBE, RN4 Jul 1945

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British destroyers & frigates

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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