HMS Winchester (L55)
|Class:||Admiralty V & W|
|Built by:||J. S. White & Co. (Cowes, U.K.)|
|Laid down:||12 Jun, 1917|
|Launched:||1 Feb, 1918|
|Commissioned:||29 Apr, 1918|
Reconstruction to Fast Escort completed on 9
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 5 March 1946.
5 May, 1940
HMS Winchester (Lt.Cdr. S.E. Crewe-Read, RN) was damaged during German air attacks while supporting Allied land forces off the Dutch coast. Repairs were completed ca. mid June.