Allied Warships

HMS Chaplet (R 52)

Destroyer of the Ch class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantR 52 
Built byThornycroft (Southampton, U.K.) 
Ordered24 Jul 1942 
Laid down29 Apr 1943 
Launched18 Jul 1944 
Commissioned24 Aug 1945 
End service 

Scrapped at Blyth in November 1965  

Commands listed for HMS Chaplet (R 52)

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1Lt.Cdr. Derek William Austin, RN26 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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