Allied Warships

HMS Flamborough Head (F 88)

Repair Ship of the Beachy Head class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeRepair Ship
ClassBeachy Head 
PennantF 88 
Built byBurrard Dry Dock Co. Ltd. (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) 
Laid down5 Jul 1944 
Launched7 Oct 1944 
Commissioned2 May 1945 
End service 


Commands listed for HMS Flamborough Head (F 88)

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1A/Cdr. (retired) John Frederick Denman, RN20 Jan 1945mid 1946

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Notable events involving Flamborough Head include:

20 Oct 2001
HMCS Cape Breton (former HMS Flamborough Head) was sunk as an artificial reef off Snake Island near Nanaimo, BC, Canada (1)


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