HMS Musketeer was a M-class destroyer built for the Royal Navy during World War II. She was ordered from Fairfield’s, Govan, Glasgow on 7 September 1939 under the 1939 Build Programme and laid down on 7 December the same year. She was launched on 2 December 1941 and completed on 18 September 1942 at a cost of £462,543. Musketeer was adopted in December 1941 by the community of East Barnet, now part of Greater London. Musketeer was the second RN ship to carry this name: the first was a destroyer built in 1919 and sold in 1921.
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