Allied Warships

HMS Amberly Castle (K 386)

Corvette of the Castle class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeCorvette
ClassCastle 
PennantK 386 
Built byS.P. Austin & Son Ltd. (Sunderland, U.K.) : Clark 
Ordered2 Feb 1943 
Laid down31 May 1943 
Launched27 Nov 1943 
Commissioned24 Nov 1944 
End service 
History

In Reserve at Portsmouth during 1947-1952.
Completion of Radio Work at Portsmouth in February 1953.
In Reserve at Penarth during 1953-1957.
Earmarked for transfer to Air Ministry in 1957.
Conversion to weather ship Weather Adviser by Blyth Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. Ltd. Blyth, U.K.) was completed in September 1960.
Sailed on her first voyage on 28 September 1960.
Arrived Manchester Dry Docks Ltd. for major structural reconstruction in July 1976.
Renamed Admiral Fitzroy.

 

Commands listed for HMS Amberly Castle (K 386)

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1T/A/Lt.Cdr. Robert Edwards, RNVR4 Sep 19443 Sep 1945
2T/Lt. Ralph Smith Mortimer, RNR3 Sep 194525 Feb 1946

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