HMS Zetland (L59)
|Ordered:||20 December 1939|
|Builder:||Yarrow Shipbuilders, Glasgow|
|Laid down:||2 October 1940|
|Launched:||7 March 1942|
|Commissioned:||27 June 1942|
|Out of service:||Loaned to the Royal Norwegian Navy in 1952
Sold to them in July 1956
|Badge:||On a Field Black. within a horseshoe inverted White, a lion's face Gold.|
|Acquired:||By loan 1952
Purchased July 1956 Transferred to the Norwegian Navy 31st October 1954 at South Shields Co Durham.
|Fate:||Sold for breaking up in 1965|
|Class & type:||Hunt class destroyer,
|Displacement:||1,050 tons standard;
1,490 tons full load
|Draught:||2.51 m (8 ft 3 in)|
|Propulsion:||2 shaft Parsons geared turbines; 19,000 shp|
|Speed:||25.5 knots (25½ kts full)|
|Range:||3,600 nmi (6,670 km) at 14 knots (26 km/h)|
Built by Yarrow Shipbuilders, Glasgow and launched on 7 March 1942. She was commissioned on 27 June 1942. HMS Zetland was gifted to the Royal Norwegian Navy and commissioned as HNoMS Tromsø. She was sold for breaking up in 1965.
During the Second World War, Zetland saw service in the Atlantic (1942–43), Malta Convoys (1942), north Africa (1942–43), Mediterranean (1943–44), Aegean (1944), Adriatic (1944) and Operation Dragoon, the landings in southern France in 1944.
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