HMS Dittany (K 279)
Corvette of the Flower (rev.) class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Collingwood Shipyards Ltd. (Collingwood, Ontario, Canada)|
|Ordered||6 Oct 1941|
|Launched||31 Oct 1942|
|Commissioned||31 May 1943|
Transferred to the Royal Navy under lend-lease.
|Former name||USS Beacon|
Commands listed for HMS Dittany (K 279)
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|1||T/Lt. William Proctor Page, RNR||Early 1943||23 Aug 1943|
|2||T/Lt. Stanley William Lock, RNVR||23 Aug 1943||mid 1945|
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Notable events involving Dittany include:
- ADM 173/18449
- File 2.12.03.6384 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.