Allied Warships

HMS Montserrat (K 586)

Frigate of the Colony class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantK 586 
Built byWalsch-Kaiser Co., Inc. (Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.A.) 
Ordered10 Jun 1943 
Laid down28 Aug 1943 
Launched27 Sep 1943 
Commissioned31 Aug 1944 
End service 

Returned to the USN on 11 June 1946.

Former nameUSS Hornby PF-82

Commands listed for HMS Montserrat (K 586)

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1T/A/Lt.Cdr. William Proctor Page, RNR18 Feb 19447 Apr 1945
2A/Lt.Cdr. Francis Arthur John Downer, DSC, RNR7 Apr 19459 Jul 1945
3Cdr. (retired) Neville David Watts-Russell, RN9 Jul 1945mid 1946

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Notable events involving Montserrat include:

6 Jan 1945
HMS Upshot (Lt. A.J. Boyall, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Montserrat (T/A/Lt.Cdr. W.P. Page, RNR). (1)


  1. ADM 173/20187

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.

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