Allied Warships

HMS Rushen Castle (K 372)

Corvette of the Castle class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeCorvette
ClassCastle 
PennantK 372 
Built bySwan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd. (Wallsend-on-Tyne, U.K.) 
Ordered6 Feb 1943 
Laid down8 Apr 1943 
Launched16 Jul 1943 
Commissioned24 Feb 1944 
End service 
History

Sold on 26 September 1960.
Became a weather ship.

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Commands listed for HMS Rushen Castle (K 372)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/A/Lt.Cdr. Richard Colin Warwick, DSC, RNR1 Dec 194325 Jun 1945
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. John Kirke Craig, RNVR25 Jun 19454 Nov 1945

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