HMS Deane (K 551)
Frigate of the Captain class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||10 Jan 1942|
|Laid down||30 Jun 1943|
|Launched||29 Sep 1943|
|Commissioned||26 Nov 1943|
Assigned USN penant DE 86 but not named.
Returned to the USN on 4 March 1946. Scrapped.
|Former name||DE 86|
Commands listed for HMS Deane (K 551)
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|1||Lt. Vere Ashworth Hickson, DSO, RN||Nov 1943||20 Dec 1944|
|2||T/Lt.Cdr. Frederick Brock, RCNVR||20 Dec 1944||18 Mar 1945|
|3||A/Lt.Cdr. Edward Lewis Cook, DSC, RN||18 Mar 1945||early 1946|
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Notable events involving Deane include:
11 Jan 1945
HrMs O 24 (Lt.Cdr. P.J.S. de Jong, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Larne with HMS Conn (Lt.Cdr. R. Hart, DSC and Bar, RN), HMS Deane (T/Lt.Cdr. F. Brock, RCNVR) and later with HMS Garlies (T/A/Lt.Cdr. L.M.M. Stamp, RNVR), HMS Bentley (Lt.Cdr. E.G. May, DSC, RN) and HMS Gore (Lt. J.V. Reeves-Brown, DSC, RN). (1)
- File 2.12.03.6444 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)