HMS Flint Castle (K 383)
Corvette of the Castle class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Henry Robb Ltd. (Leith, U.K.)|
|Ordered||19 Jan 1943|
|Laid down||20 Apr 1943|
|Launched||1 Sep 1943|
|Commissioned||31 Dec 1943|
Operated with the Clyde Escort Force until November 1945.
Portrayed a German escort vessel depth charging a British submarine off the coast of France in the movie The Cockleshell Heroes starring Jose Ferrer and Trevor Howard.
Commands listed for HMS Flint Castle (K 383)
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|1||T/Lt. Norman Harrison, RNVR||20 Oct 1943||3 Jul 1944|
|2||T/Lt. Sidney George Wright, RNVR||3 Jul 1944||Jan 1945|
|3||Lt. William Reresby Sitwell, RN||1 Jan 1945||15 Nov 1945|
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