Allied Warships

HMS Meteor (G 73)

Destroyer of the M class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantG 73 
Built byA. Stephen & Sons Ltd. (Glasgow, Scotland) 
Laid down14 Sep 1940 
Launched3 Nov 1941 
Commissioned12 Aug 1942 
End service 

Sold to the Turkish Navy in 1958 being renamed Piyale Pasa.


Commands listed for HMS Meteor (G 73)

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1Lt.Cdr. Dermod James Boris Jewitt, RN30 Jun 194220 Oct 1944
2Lt.Cdr. Richard Dickon Herbert Stephen Pankhurst, RN20 Oct 1944late 1945

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