HMS Findhorn (K 301)
Frigate of the River class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Canadian Vickers (Montreal, Canada)|
|Ordered||6 Oct 1941|
|Laid down||25 Aug 1942|
|Launched||5 Dec 1942|
|Commissioned||25 Jun 1943|
Was to be built in Canada for the United States Navy but transferred to the Royal Navy under the lend-lease program.
Returned to the U.S.N. on 20 March 1946.
Commands listed for HMS Findhorn (K 301)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. James Crosbie Dawson, RNR||25 Jun 1944||6 Apr 1945|
|2||T/A/Lt.Cdr. John Plender Burnett, RNVR||6 Apr 1945||14 Jan 1946|
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Noteable events involving Findhorn include:
12 Aug 1944
German U-boat U-198 was sunk near the Seychelles, in position 03°35'S, 52°49'E, by depth charges from the British frigate HMS Findhorn (Lt.Cdr. J.C. Dawson, RD, RNR) and the Indian sloop HMIS Godavari (A/Cdr. A.B. Goord, RIN). (see map)