HMS Loch Glendhu (K 619)
Frigate of the Loch class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Burntisland Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. (Burntisland, Scotland): Rowan|
|Ordered||2 Feb 1943|
|Laid down||29 May 1944|
|Launched||18 Oct 1944|
|Commissioned||23 Feb 1945|
Scrapped on 14 November 1957.
Commands listed for HMS Loch Glendhu (K 619)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Edric Guy Philip Bromfield Knapton, RN||16 Dec 1944||Aug 1946|
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Notable events involving Loch Glendhu include:
12 Apr 1945
German U-boat U-1024 was captured on 12 April 1945 in the Irish Sea south of Isle of Man, in position 53°39'N, 05°03'W by the British frigates HMS Loch Glendhu (Lt.Cdr. E.G.P.B. Knapton, RN) and HMS Loch More (Lt.Cdr. R.A.D. Cambridge, DSC, RD, RNR). The frigates attempted to tow her to port but the boat sank while underway on 13 April 1945.