Allied Warships

HMS Cranstoun (K 511)

Frigate of the Captain class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantK 511 
Built byBethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered10 Jan 1942 
Laid down9 Jun 1943 
Launched28 Aug 1943 
Commissioned13 Nov 1943 
End service 

Assigned USN penant DE 82 but not named.

Returned to the USN on 3 December 1945. Stricken and scrapped.

Former nameDE 82

Commands listed for HMS Cranstoun (K 511)

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1Lt. Eric Wingate Rainey, RN23 Nov 194323 Jun 1945
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Alfred Stapledon Miller, DSC, RNZNVR23 Jun 1945Sep 1945
3T/A/Lt.Cdr. John Percival Kilbee, RNRSep 1945late 1945

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Media links

The Captain Class Frigates in the Second World War

Collingwood, Donald

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