HMS Rushen Castle (K 372)
Corvette of the Castle class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd. (Wallsend-on-Tyne, U.K.)|
|Ordered||6 Feb 1943|
|Laid down||8 Apr 1943|
|Launched||16 Jul 1943|
|Commissioned||24 Feb 1944|
Sold on 26 September 1960.
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Commands listed for HMS Rushen Castle (K 372)
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|1||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Richard Colin Warwick, DSC, RNR||1 Dec 1943||25 Jun 1945|
|2||T/A/Lt.Cdr. John Kirke Craig, RNVR||25 Jun 1945||4 Nov 1945|
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Notable events involving Rushen Castle include:
23 Apr 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Flint Castle (T/Lt. N. Harrison, RNVR), HMS Oxford Castle (T/Lt. H.E. Holden, DSC, RNR), HMS Rushen Castle (T/A/Lt.Cdr. R.C. Warwick, DSC, RNR), HMS Vidette (Lt. P.J. Stoner, RN), HMS Chelmer (T/A/Lt.Cdr. R.A. Cherry, RNR) and HMS Swale (Lt.Cdr. J. Jackson, DSC, RNR). (1)
- File 2.12.03.6372 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)