Named for Admiral Sir John
Byron, 1723-1786, "Foul Weather Jack," (Grenada, 1779)
Keel laid 05/24/43
First CO: Lt K. C. L. Southcombe, RN
Unit of 21st EG, NORE
Assisted in sinking two U-boats
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