HMS Loch Insh (K 433)
Frigate of the Loch class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Henry Robb Ltd. (Leith, U.K.) : Whites M.E.|
|Ordered||25 Jan 1943|
|Laid down||17 Nov 1943|
|Launched||10 May 1944|
|Commissioned||20 Oct 1944|
Transferred to the Malaysian Navy 2 October 1964 and renamed Hang Tuag.
Commands listed for HMS Loch Insh (K 433)
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|1||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Edward William Charles Dempster, RNVR||16 Aug 1944||19 Nov 1945|
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Notable events involving Loch Insh include:
29 Apr 1945
German U-boat U-307 was sunk in the Barents Sea near Murmansk, Russia, in position 69°24'N, 33°44'E, by depth charges from the British frigate HMS Loch Insh (T/A/Lt.Cdr. E.W.C. Dempster, DSC, RNVR).
29 Apr 1945
German U-boat U-286 was sunk in the Barents Sea north of Murmansk, Russia, in position 69°29'N, 33°37'E, by the British frigates HMS Loch Insh (T/A/Lt.Cdr. E.W.C. Dempster, DSC, RNVR), HMS Anguilla (T/A/Lt.Cdr. C. Morrison-Payne, RNVR) and HMS Cotton (Lt.Cdr. I.W.T. Beloe, RN).
- ADM 173/19365
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.