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HMS Byron K508 (DE 79)

Buckley Class

Named after Admiral J Byron of the Fame during the 7 years war.

Laid Down
24th May 1943 at Bethlehem Steel Hingham MA
14th August 1943
30th October 1943
Date returned to US Navy
24th November 1945
Sold for scrap 25th October 1947
Commanding Officers
Lt K C L Southcombe RN October 1943
Lt J Burfield RN February 1945.

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