HMS Conway Castle (FY 509)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Smiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.)|
|Launched||4 Feb 1916|
Completed in March 1916.
Returned to her owner in October 1945.
Commands listed for HMS Conway Castle (FY 509)
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|1||J R Flaxman, RNR||27 Feb 1940||14 Jan 1941|
|2||Skr. Leonard Christopher Davidson, RNR||14 Jan 1941||ca. mid 42|
|3||T/Lt. Norman George Nell, RNVR||21 Aug 1942||early 1945|
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Notable events involving Conway Castle include:
27 Dec 1942
After taking on board three ratings that had to come from Dundee, HrMs Dolfijn (Lt.Cdr. H.M.L.F.E. van Oostrom Soede, RNN), departed Falmouth to continue her passage to Gibraltar. She was escorted out (until 1740/27) by HMS Lord Inchcape (T/Lt. A.C. Baxter, RNVR) and HMS Conway Castle (T/Lt. N.G. Nell, RNVR). (1)
- ADM 199/1855
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.