HMS Grosmont Castle (FY 671)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Smiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.)|
|Launched||21 May 1917|
Completed on 22 June 1917.
Commands listed for HMS Grosmont Castle (FY 671)
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|1||T/Skr. John Russell Watson, RNR||28 May 1940||21 Jul 1940|
|2||Skr. Norman Jinks, RNR||21 Jul 1940||20 Dec 1940|
|3||Lt. Clifford Edgecombe, RNR||20 Dec 1940||early 1943|
|4||T/Lt. John Ramsey Key, RNVR||early 1943||mid 1945|
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Notable events involving Grosmont Castle include:
24 Sep 1940
The trawler picks up the shipwrecked men of the Faroese sailing ship Union Jack sunk 36 hours earlier by U-31. The arrived at Stornoway on 25 Sept and finally returned to Faroe Islands via ship Vilhelmina. (1)