HMS Kingsmill (K 484)
Frigate of the Captain class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Boston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||25 Jan 1942|
|Laid down||9 Jul 1943|
|Launched||13 Aug 1943|
|Commissioned||29 Oct 1943|
Assigned USN penant DE 280 but not named.
Returned to the USN on 22 August 1945. Scrapped.
|Former name||DE 280|
Commands listed for HMS Kingsmill (K 484)
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|1||Lt. George Henry Cook, RN||29 Oct 1943||26 Sep 1944|
|2||T/A/Lt.Cdr. David Turquand-Young, RNVR||26 Sep 1944||24 Oct 1944|
|3||Lt. George Henry Cook, RN||24 Oct 1944||mid 1945|
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Notable events involving Kingsmill include:
7 Mar 1944
HMS Uther (Lt. A.A. Catlow, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Kingsmill (Lt. G.H. Cook, RN), HMS Nadder (T/A/Lt.Cdr. P.E. Kitto, RNR), HMS Dumbarton Castle (T/A/Lt.Cdr. P.F. Broadhead, RNR) and HMS Rushen Castle (T/A/Lt.Cdr. R.C. Warwick, DSC, RNR). (1)
- ADM 173/19326
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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