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    Hello as anyone got any photos or information my dad served on this ship in ww2

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    Read the article below, there were more than one HMS Cynthia, but if you go to the site there are images as well, best of luck

    HMS Cynthia
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    Five ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Cynthia. A sixth was planned but never completed:

    HMS Cynthia (1796) was an 18-gun sloop launched in 1796 and broken up in 1809.
    HMS Cynthia (1810) was a 16-gun sloop listed between 1810 and 1815.
    HMS Cynthia (1826) was a 6-gun packet brig purchased in 1826 and wrecked off Barbados on 6 June 1827.
    HMS Cynthia was to have been a Rosario-class wooden screw sloop. She was laid down in 1861 but cancelled in 1863.
    HMS Cynthia (1898) was a destroyer launched in 1898, classified as a D-class destroyer in 1913 and sold in 1920.
    HMS Cynthia (J345) was a Catherine-class minesweeper launched in 1943 and transferred to the Royal Navy under lend-lease. She was returned to the US Navy in 1947.
    Schooner.svg DAB list gray.svg This article includes a list of ships with the same or similar names. If an internal link for a specific ship led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended ship article, if one exists.
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    Thanks i did know there was a few ships called Cynthia the one i am interested in is J345 ww2

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    Google images may have a picture of the Cynthia or (as a second best option) another Catherine-class ship...

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