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HMS Zest

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HMS Zest was a Z-class destroyer of the Royal Navy that saw service during World War II. Post war service Between September and November 1945 Zest was refitted at Leith. Between August 1946 and February 1947 she was part of the 4th Destroyer Flotilla, as part of the Home Fleet. From July 1947 until February 1948 she was used for Torpoedo training at Portsmouth. From September 1952 until February 1954 she was in reserve at Chatham Dockyard. Between 1954 and 1956 she was converted into a Type 15 fast anti-submarine frigate at Chatham Dockyard. She was also allocated the new pennant number F102, changing from its initial R02. She was the only Z-class destroyer to be converted into a Type 15 frigate. Between 1956 and 1958 she was leader of the 3rd Training Squadron. From 1958 until 1961 she was part of the 4th Frigate Squadron, and in 1961 she had a refit at Malta. In 1964 she joined the Far East Fleet, joining the 24th Escort Squadron. She carried out patro
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