HMS Dumbarton Castle (K 388)
Corvette of the Castle class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Caledon Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd. (Dundee, Scotland) : Hargreaves|
|Ordered||2 Feb 1943|
|Laid down||6 May 1943|
|Launched||28 Sep 1943|
|Commissioned||25 Feb 1944|
In reserve at Portsmouth during 1947-1948.
Commands listed for HMS Dumbarton Castle (K 388)
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|1||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Percy Frederick Broadhead, RNR||3 Nov 1943||23 Nov 1944|
|2||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Roger Crawford Heron, RNVR||23 Nov 1944||1 Oct 1945|
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Notable events involving Dumbarton Castle include:
9 Apr 1944
HMS H 34 (Lt. R.L. Jay, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Dumbarton Castle (T/A/Lt.Cdr. P.F. Broadhead, RNR), HMS Boarhound (A/Ch.Skr. A. Keable, RNR) and HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (1)
11 Apr 1944
HMS United (Lt. N.R. Wood, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Havelock (Lt.Cdr. R. Hart, DSC and Bar, RN), HMS Tyler (Lt. C.H. Ranking, RN), HMS Dumbarton Castle (T/A/Lt.Cdr. P.F. Broadhead, RNR) and HMS Berkeley Castle (T/Lt. F.A. Darrah, RNVR). (2)
- ADM 173/18494
- ADM 173/19218
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.