Allied Warships

Frigates

Captain class

78 ships


The frigate HMS Bullen of the Royal Navy. She was lost on 6 Dec 1944.

Technical information

TypeFrigate
Displacement1140 BRT 
Length290 feet 
Complement156 men 
Armament3 3" guns
9 20mm guns
4 depth charge projectors
2 depth charge tracks
1 hedgehog 
Max speed21 knots
Notes on classThese were American Evarts and Buckley class destroyer escorts built and lend-leased to Britain. Their armament differed from their USN sisters. 


All ships of the Captain class


Royal Navy (more on Royal Navy)

HMS Affleck (K 362)
HMS Aylmer (K 463)
HMS Balfour (K 464)
HMS Bayntun (K 310)
HMS Bazely (K 311)
HMS Bentinck (K 314)
HMS Bentley (K 465)
HMS Berry (K 312)
HMS Bickerton (K 466) Lost on 22 Aug 1944
HMS Blackwood (K 313) Lost on 15 Jun 1944
HMS Bligh (K 467)
HMS Braithwaite (K 468)
HMS Bullen (K 469) Lost on 6 Dec 1944
HMS Burges (K 347)
HMS Byard (K 315)
HMS Byron (K 508)
HMS Calder (K 349)
HMS Capel (K 470) Lost on 26 Dec 1944
HMS Conn (K 509)
HMS Cooke (K 471)
HMS Cosby (K 559)
HMS Cotton (K 510)
HMS Cranstoun (K 511)
HMS Cubitt (K 512)
HMS Curzon (K 513)
HMS Dacres (K 472)
HMS Dakins (K 550)
HMS Deane (K 551)
HMS Domett (K 473)
HMS Drury (K 316)
HMS Duckworth (K 351)
HMS Duff (K 352)
HMS Ekins (K 552)
HMS Essington (K 353)
HMS Fitzroy (ii) (K 553)
HMS Foley (K 474)
HMS Gardiner (K 478)
HMS Garlies (K 475)
HMS Goodall (K 479) Lost on 29 Apr 1945
HMS Goodson (K 480)
HMS Gore (K 481)
HMS Gould (K 476) Lost on 1 Mar 1944
HMS Grindall (K 477)
HMS Halstead (K 556)
HMS Hargood (K 582)
HMS Holmes (K 581)
HMS Hoste (K 566)
HMS Hotham (K 583)
HMS Inglis (K 570)
HMS Inman (K 571)
HMS Keats (K 482)
HMS Kempthorne (K 483)
HMS Kingsmill (K 484)
HMS Lawford (K 514) Lost on 8 Jun 1944
HMS Lawson (K 516)
HMS Loring (K 565)
HMS Louis (K 515)
HMS Manners (K 568)
HMS Moorsom (K 567)
HMS Mounsey (K 569)
HMS Narbrough (K 578)
HMS Pasley (K 564)
HMS Redmill (K 554)
HMS Retalick (K 555)
HMS Riou (K 557)
HMS Rowley (K 560)
HMS Rupert (K 561)
HMS Rutherford (K 558)
HMS Seymour (K 563)
HMS Spragge (K 572)
HMS Stayner (K 573)
HMS Stockham (K 562)
HMS Thornborough (K 574)
HMS Torrington (K 577)
HMS Trollope (K 575)
HMS Tyler (K 576)
HMS Waldegrave (K 579)
HMS Whitaker (K 580)


78 Frigates of the Captain class. 7 of them were lost.

See all Frigate classes.


Captain class ships hit by U-boats (11)

22 Aug 1944HMS BickertonSunkU-354
15 Jun 1944HMS BlackwoodSunkU-764
6 Dec 1944HMS BullenSunkU-775
26 Dec 1944HMS CapelSunkU-486
29 Apr 1945HMS GoodallSunkU-286
25 Jun 1944HMS GoodsonTotal lossU-984
1 Mar 1944HMS GouldSunkU-358
26 Jan 1945HMS MannersTotal lossU-1051
2 Nov 1944HMS MounseyDamagedU-295
27 Apr 1945HMS RedmillTotal lossU-1105
1 Nov 1944HMS WhitakerTotal lossU-483


Captain Class Frigates in the Second World War, The

Collingwood, Donald

Books dealing with this subject include:

The Captain Class Frigates in the Second World War, Collingwood, Donald, 1999



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