HMS Gould (K 476)
Frigate of the Captain class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Boston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||25 Jan 1942|
|Laid down||23 Apr 1942|
|Launched||4 Jun 1943|
|Commissioned||18 Sep 1943|
|Lost||1 Mar 1944|
|Loss position||45° 46'N, 23° 16'W|
HMS Gould (Lt. Daniel William Ungoed, RN) was torpedoed and sunk south-west of Ireland in position 45º46'N, 23º16'W by the German submarine U-358. 123 officers and men, including the commanding officer, went down with the ship. There were only 14 survivors.
Hit by U-boat
|U-boat Attack||See our U-boat attack entry for the HMS Gould|
|Former name||USS Lovering DE-272|
Commands listed for HMS Gould (K 476)
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|1||Lt. Daniel William Ungoed, RN||16 Aug 1943||1 Mar 1944 (+)|
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Notable events involving Gould include:
20 Feb 1944
HMS Vivid (Lt. J.C. Varley, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Larne with HMS Gould (Lt D.W. Ungoed, RN), HMS Gore (Lt J. Reeves-Brown, RN), HMS Philante (Cdr. L.F. Durnford-Slater, RN) and ships from the 1st Escort Group. (1)
26 Feb 1944
German U-boat U-91 was sunk Northern Atlantic, in position 49°45'N, 26°20'W by the British frigates HMS Affleck (A/Cdr. C. Gwinner, DSO, RN (retired)), HMS Gore (Lt J. Reeves-Brown, RN) and HMS Gould (Lt D.W. Ungoed, RN).
1 Mar 1944
German U-boat U-358 in the North Atlantic north of the Azores, in position 45°46'N, 23°16'W, by depth charges from the British frigates HMS Gould (Lt. D.W. Ungoed, RN), HMS Affleck (A/Cdr. C. Gwinner, DSO, RN (retired)), HMS Gore (Lt. J.V. Reeves-Brown, RN) and HMS Garlies (Lt. R.L. Calpe, DSC, RN).
- ADM 173/19425
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.