HMS Knaresborough Castle (K 389)
Corvette of the Castle class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Blyth Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. Ltd. (Blyth, U.K.) : White|
|Ordered||19 Jan 1943|
|Laid down||22 Apr 1943|
|Launched||28 Sep 1943|
|Commissioned||5 Apr 1944|
Scrapped at Port Glasgow on 16 March 1956.
Commands listed for HMS Knaresborough Castle (K 389)
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|1||Lt. James Robert Freeman, RNR||5 Nov 1943||9 Oct 1944|
|2||T/A/Lt.Cdr. John Frederick Marchant, RNR||9 Oct 1944||early 1946|
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Notable events involving Knaresborough Castle include:
20 Apr 1944
HMS United (Lt. N.R. Wood, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Knaresborough Castle (Lt. J.R. Freeman, RNR), HMS Monnow (Cdr. E.G. Skinner, DSC, RD, RCNR), HMCS Teme (T/Lt.Cdr. D.G. Jeffrey, DSO, RCNR) and HMS Lapwing (Cdr.(Retd.) E.C. Hulton, RN). (1)
- ADM 173/19218
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.