HMS Hesperus (H57)
|Built by:||Thornycroft (Southampton, U.K.)|
|Laid down:||6 Jul, 1938|
|Launched:||1 Aug, 1939|
|Commissioned:||22 Jan, 1940|
the Royal Navy on 4 September 1939 while being built for the Brazilian Navy.
Named HMS Hearty, renamed HMS Hesperus after completion on 27 February 1940.
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 26 November 1946.
Former name:HMS Hearty (ex-Brazilian Juruena)