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HMS Bramham (L51)
The HMS Bramham pennant L51 was a Royal Navy ship laid down in Alexander Stephen & Sons Shipyards of Glasgow, Scotland on 7 April 1941. It was launched on 29 January 1942 and commissioned on 16 June 1942. In the following August she served in Operation Pedestal, a mission to escort fourteen merchant ships to Malta, as an escort destroyer. In the last stages HMS Bramham took the final tow of the tanker Ohio with two other destroyers, Ledbury and Penn . In March of the following year Bramham was transferred to the Royal Hellenic Navy and renamed RHS Themistocles. She served till 1959 and was returned to the Royal Navy on 12 November 1959, and she was scrapped in 1960.
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