HMS Redoubt (H41)

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For other ships of the same name, see HMS Redoubt.
HMS Redoubt 1942 IWM FL 9669.jpg
Redoubt in November 1942
Career (United Kingdom)
Name: Redoubt
Namesake: The redoubt
Ordered: April 1940
Builder: Clydebank
Laid down: 19 June 1941
Launched: 2 May 1942
Fate: Transferred to the Indian Navy in 1949
Career (India)
Name: INS Ranjit
Commissioned: 1949
Decommissioned: 1979
General characteristics
Class & type: R class destroyer

HMS Redoubt was an R class destroyer of the Royal Navy. She was built by Clydebank and launched in 1942. She served during the Second World War.

HMS Redoubt was transferred to India in 1949, where she was commissioned as INS Ranjit. In 1953 she took part in the Fleet Review to celebrate the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II[1] and served until 1979, and was scrapped after decommissioning.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Souvenir Programme, Coronation Review of the Fleet, Spithead, 15th June 1953, HMSO, Gale and Polden
  2. ^ http://www.naval-history.net/xGM-Chrono-10DD-53R-Redoubt.htm

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