HMS Bamborough Castle (K 412)
Corvette of the Castle class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||J. Lewis & Sons Ltd. (Aberdeen, Scotland)|
|Ordered||19 Dec 1942|
|Laid down||1 Jul 1943|
|Launched||11 Jan 1944|
|Commissioned||30 May 1944|
Part of the Home Fleet in 1946, based at Plymouth.
In reserve at Devonport during 1947-1948.
HMS Bamborough Castle is not listed as active unit in the July 1945 Navy List
Commands listed for HMS Bamborough Castle (K 412)
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|1||T/Lt. Magnus Spence Work, DSC, RNR||28 Mar 1944||11 Apr 1945|
|2||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Henry Vernon, RNR||11 Apr 1945||mid 1945|
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Notable events involving Bamborough Castle include:
26 Jul 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS La Cordeliere (Lt.Cdr. A.J.G. Barff, RNR) and HMS Bamborough Castle (T/Lt. M.S. Work, DSC and Bar, RNR). (1)
9 Dec 1944
German U-boat U-387 was sunk in the Barents Sea near Murmansk, Russia, in position 69°41'N, 33°12'E, by depth charges from the British corvette HMS Bamborough Castle (T/Lt. M.S. Work, DSC and Bar, RNR).
- File 2.12.03.6373 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)