£775.00 (ex. VAT)

HMS Westcott was a V & W Class Destroyer

Built by Denny , Dumbarton and launched in 1918

She served in the Second World War and sank two submarines in 1942  – U-581 and the Vichy Actéon

During the World War 2, HMS Westcott was employed in the anti-submarine role and supported numerous Atlantic and Malta convoys.

As a test platform, HMS Westcott became the first vessel to be equipped with the Hedgehog anti-submarine mortar. The navy had the destroyer converted into a long range escort in 1943

Withdrawn from service in June 1945, HMS Westcott was sold to the British and Iron Steel Company to be broken up the following year

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Dimensions :

28cm x 25cm 10in x 15in

2.5kg weight

We have been the Worlds largest dealers in these original Royal Navy artefacts for over twenty years now, the bulk of our stock coming directly from invitation by the Royal Navy and the Royal Navy Museum in Portsmouth Dockyard

In a market full of souvenirs & fakes, we are are proud to present to you these, the ‘Real McCoy,’ in which to confidently invest, and wholeheartedly enjoy

 

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