until 1954, conversion at HMD Chatham from a Rapid class frigate (R97) to Type 15 standard
fitted with flight deck aft for later use in English Channel with Fairey Ultra Light G-AOUJ
minor damage during collision in Portland Harbour
far east cruise in 1967-69. After a fire on HMS Agincourt many of the crew were transferred to Grenville. After work up she did a Mediterranean cruise then joined the second destroyer squadron Far East fleet [Cdr George Brewer]. When she returned to Portsmouth the lattice mast was removed and she painted her black 2 red anhd joined the 2nd Frigate squadron as a radar trials ship
QueenboroughBreakers Yard towed from Devonport to Portsmouth late 1979, then on to Isle of Sheppey for scrapping.