Allied Warships

HMSAS Transvaal (K 602)

Frigate of the Loch class

NavyThe South African Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassLoch 
PennantK 602 
Built byHarland & Wolff Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland) 
Ordered2 May 1943 
Laid down20 Jan 1944 
Launched2 Aug 1944 
Commissioned21 May 1945 
End service14 Aug 1964 
History

Laid down as HMS Loch Ard.
Handed over to South African Navy on 14 May 1945 and completed on 21 May 1945 as HMSAS Transvaal.
Sunk as an artificial reef in False Bay.

 
Former nameHMS Loch Ard

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