HMS Scourge (G01)
HMS Scourge (G01) in 1943
|Class and type:||S-class destroyer|
|Ordered:||9 January 1941|
|Builder:||Cammell Laird, Birkenhead|
|Laid down:||26 June 1941|
|Launched:||8 December 1942|
|Commissioned:||14 July 1943|
|Out of service:||Sold to the Royal Netherlands Navy on 1 February 1946|
|Name:||HNLMS Evertsen (D802)|
|Acquired:||1 February 1946|
|Fate:||Scrapped from July 1963|
|Displacement:||1,730 tons (standard)|
|Length:||363 ft (111 m)|
|Beam:||35 ft (11 m)|
|Draught:||14 ft (4.3 m)|
|Propulsion:||Two sets of Parsons geared turbines
|Speed:||36.75 knots (42.29 mph; 68.06 km/h)|
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|Notes:||Badge: On a Field White. a cat-o-nine tails proper.
Pennant number: G01
She was sold to the Royal Netherlands Navy on 1 February 1946 and was renamed HNLMS Evertsen (D802). During the Korean War she was part of the diverse Task Force 96 in the US Seventh Fleet, and saw service during the Battle of Pusan Perimeter. She was converted to a fast frigate in 1957 and was scrapped at Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht from July 1963.
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- Whitley, M. J. (1988). Destroyers of World War 2. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 0-87021-326-1.
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