Allied Warships

HMS Hedingham Castle (ii) (K 529)

Corvette of the Castle class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantK 529 
Built byJohn Crown & Sons Ltd. (Sunderland, U.K) : Clark 
Ordered19 Dec 1942 
Laid down2 Nov 1943 
Launched30 Oct 1944 
Commissioned12 May 1945 
End service 

Scrapped at Granton in April 1958.  

Former nameHMS Gorey Castle

Commands listed for HMS Hedingham Castle (ii) (K 529)

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1T/A/Lt.Cdr. Wilfred Noel Bishop-Laggett, RNRMar 194522 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)


  1. ADM 173/20192

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.

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