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:
19 Apr 1944
HMS United (Lt. N.R. Wood, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Lapwing (Cdr.(Retd.) E.C. Hulton, RN), HMS Monnow (Cdr. E.G. Skinner, DSC, RD, RCNR) and HMS Knaresborough Castle (Lt. J.R. Freeman, RNR). (1)
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.