HMS Retalick (K 555)
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||21 Jul 1943|
|Launched||9 Oct 1943|
|Commissioned||8 Dec 1943|
Assigned USN penant DE 90 but not named.
Returned to the USN on 25 October 1945. Scrapped.
|Former name||DE 90|
Commands listed for HMS Retalick (K 555)
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|1||Lt. John Studholme Brownrigg, RN||7 Dec 1943||Jan 1945|
|2||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Allan Arthur Gotelee, DSC, RNVR||Jan 1945||Jul 1945|
|3||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Gwilym Pinkerton Evans, DSC, RNVR||15 Jul 1945||late 1945|
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Notable events involving Retalick include:
29 Mar 1944
HMS Uther (Lt. A.A. Catlow, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Seymour (Lt. G.J. Parry, RNR), HMS Stayner (Lt.Cdr. H.J. Hall, DSO, DSC, RNR), HMS Rowley (Lt.Cdr. F.J.G. Jones, RD, RNR) and HMS Retalick (Lt. J.S. Brownrigg, RN). (1)
- ADM 173/19326
- ADM 173/19218
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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