HMS Alnwick Castle (K 405)
Corvette of the Castle class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||George Brown & Co. (Greenock, Scotland): Kincaid|
|Ordered||19 Jan 1943|
|Laid down||12 Jun 1943|
|Launched||23 May 1944|
|Commissioned||11 Nov 1944|
In Reserve at Portsmouth during 1946-1949.
HMS Alnwick Castle is not listed as active unit in the October 1945 Navy List
Commands listed for HMS Alnwick Castle (K 405)
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|1||A/Lt.Cdr. Herbert Arthur Stonehouse, DSC, RNR||20 Jul 1944||mid 1945|
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Notable events involving Alnwick Castle include:
17 Feb 1945
German U-boat U-425 was sunk in the Barents Sea near Murmansk, Russia, in position 69°39'N, 35°50'E, by depth charges from the British sloop HMS Lark (Cdr. Lambton, RN, (retired)) and the British corvette HMS Alnwick Castle (A/Lt.Cdr. H.A. Stonehouse, DSC, RNR).