HMS Ithuriel was an I-class destroyer laid down as Gayret for the Turkish Navy by Vickers Armstrong Naval Construction Works at Barrow-in-Furness on 24 May 1939, but taken over by the Royal Navy on the outbreak of the Second World War whilst still under construction. Launched on 15 December 1940 and commissioned on 3 March 1942. In World War II, she took part in Operation Harpoon and Operation Pedestal, the escorting of convoys to Malta in June and August 1942.
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