Allied Warships

HMS Zanzibar (K 596)

Frigate of the Colony class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassColony 
PennantK 596 
Built byWalsch-Kaiser Co., Inc. (Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.A.) 
Ordered10 Jun 1943 
Laid down20 Oct 1943 
Launched21 Nov 1943 
Commissioned21 Jun 1944 
End service 
History

Returned to the USN on 31 May 1946.

 

Commands listed for HMS Zanzibar (K 596)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. Frank Fairfax Parker, RNVR6 Mar 194411 Dec 1944
2Lt. David Oliver Dykes, RN11 Dec 1944Feb 1945
3T/A/Lt.Cdr. Denis Malet Lambert, DSC, RNRFeb 1945early 1946

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