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HMS Dacres

Shown here is HMS Dacres (ex-DE-268) in July 1944. She is fitted out as a Landing Ship Headquarters. The Combined Operations badge is on the funnel. Note extra 20 mm Oerlikons, radio house aft of bridge, extended rear superstructure, new tall mainmast, and Type 275 Surface Warning aerial on bridge. A 16-ft motor dinghy iss towed on deck under the torpedo davit (MoD).

HMS Dacres
Bigbird, Feb 17, 2009
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