Allied Warships

HMS Barfleur (R 80)

Destroyer of the Battle class

HMS Barfleur as completed

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantR 80 
Built bySwan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd. (Wallsend-on-Tyne, U.K.): Wallsend 
Ordered27 Apr 1942 
Laid down28 Nov 1942 
Launched1 Nov 1943 
Commissioned14 Sep 1944 
End service 

Arrived Dalmuir 29th June 1966 for scrapping.

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Commands listed for HMS Barfleur (R 80)

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1Cdr. Michael Southcote Townsend, DSO, DSC, OBE, RN1 Aug 194428 Dec 1945

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British destroyers & frigates

Norman Friedman

Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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