Allied Warships

HMS Dumbarton Castle (K 388)

Corvette of the Castle class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeCorvette
ClassCastle 
PennantK 388 
Built byCaledon Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd. (Dundee, Scotland) : Hargreaves 
Ordered2 Feb 1943 
Laid down6 May 1943 
Launched28 Sep 1943 
Commissioned25 Feb 1944 
End service 
History

In reserve at Portsmouth during 1947-1948.
Completed a refit at Grimsby on 15 July 1949.
In reserve at Harwich during 1950-1952.
In reserve at West Hartlepool during 1953-1959. Sold to B.I.S. Co. on 16 November 1960.
Broken up in March 1961 at Gateshead by J.J. King & Co.

 

Commands listed for HMS Dumbarton Castle (K 388)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/A/Lt.Cdr. Percy Frederick Broadhead, RNR3 Nov 194323 Nov 1944
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Roger Crawford Heron, RNVR23 Nov 19441 Oct 1945

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