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HMS Volage (R41)

Summary
HMS Volage was a V-class destroyer of the British Royal Navy, commissioned on 26 May 1944, that served in the Arctic and the Indian Oceans during World War II. She was the fifth Royal Naval ship to bear the name (a sixth was planned during World War I as a modified V-class destroyer but the order was cancelled in 1918). She was ordered on 1 September 1941 as part of the 8th Emergency flotilla and fitted for Arctic service. On 22 October 1946, Volage and the destroyer were badly damaged by mines laid in the North Corfu Channel. She was subsequently rebuilt as a Type 15 fast anti-submarine frigate, with the new pennant number "F41", during 1952–53, and scrapped in 1972. Second World War service Home Fleet Volage completed her trials and she was commissioned on 26 May 1944 into the 26th Destroyer Flotilla (26DF) of the Home Fleet. She joined the Fleet at Scapa Flow and commenced active service on August with her flotilla on an exercise for a planned operation (Opera
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