Chatham Historic Dockyard (World Naval Base), Dock Road, Chatham Kent ME4 4TE
Correspondence to: Mr S C Anning, Chairman HMS Cavalier Association, 14 Kipling Gardens, Crownhill, Plymouth, Devon PL5 3DD
Tel: +44 (0)1634 823800
Fax: +44 (0)1634 823801
Opening days: see entry for Chatham Historic Dockyard.
The last British WW2 destroyer, launched 1944. Cavendish class. Length: 350 ft, 2106/2530 tons. Saw service with Arctic convoys & Atlantic escort. Decommissioned 1972, now preserved as a memorial to the 153 RN destroyers & their crews lost during WW2.