HMS Bullen (K 469)
Frigate of the Captain class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Bethlehem Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||10 Jan 1942|
|Laid down||17 May 1943|
|Launched||7 Aug 1943|
|Commissioned||25 Oct 1943|
|Lost||6 Dec 1944|
|Loss position||58° 30'N, 5° 03'W|
The British frigate HMS Bullen (K 469) lost on 6 Dec 1944 in position 58° 30'N, 5° 03'W.
Never commissioned into US Navy, transferred to Britain as lend lease upon completion.
On 6 December 1944 HMS Bullen (Lt.Cdr. Anthony Heron Parish, RN) was torpedoed and sunk by U-775 west off Strathy Point, Scotland in position 58º30'N, 05º03'W. Of the 168 crewmembers on board 71 went down with the ship.
Hit by U-boat
|U-boat Attack||See our U-boat attack entry for the HMS Bullen|
Commands listed for HMS Bullen (K 469)
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|1||Lt. Anthony Heron Parish, RN||25 Oct 1943||6 Dec 1944 (+)|
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