HMS Cayman (K 506)
Frigate of the Colony class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Walsch-Kaiser Co., Inc. (Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||10 Jun 1943|
|Laid down||15 Jul 1943|
|Launched||6 Sep 1943|
|Commissioned||20 Jan 1944|
Returned to the USM on 23 April 1946.
|Former name||USS Harland PF-78|
Commands listed for HMS Cayman (K 506)
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|1||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Samuel Clive Bradley, RNZNR||22 Jan 44?||4 Mar 1946|
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Notable events involving Cayman include:
26 Oct 1944
HMS H 50 (Lt. W.T.J. Fox, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR), HMS Bluebell (Lt. G.H. Walker, DSC, RNVR) and HMS Cayman (T/A/Lt.Cdr. S.C. Bradley, RNZNR). (2)
- ADM 199/1830
- ADM 173/18533
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.