HMS Hedingham Castle (ii) (K 529)
Corvette of the Castle class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||John Crown & Sons Ltd. (Sunderland, U.K) : Clark|
|Ordered||19 Dec 1942|
|Laid down||2 Nov 1943|
|Launched||30 Oct 1944|
|Commissioned||12 May 1945|
Scrapped at Granton in April 1958.
|Former name||HMS Gorey Castle|
Commands listed for HMS Hedingham Castle (ii) (K 529)
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|1||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Wilfred Noel Bishop-Laggett, RNR||Mar 1945||22 Nov 1945|
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Notable events involving Hedingham Castle (ii) include:
7 Jun 1945
HMS Upshot (Lt. A.J. Boyall, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Veryan Bay (A/Lt.Cdr. J.S. Brownrigg, DSC, RN) and HMS Hedingham Castle (T/A/Lt.Cdr. W.N. Bishop-Laggett, RNR). (1)
- ADM 173/20192
- ADM 173/19631
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.