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  Castle Class Corvettes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
HMS Tunsberg (ex HMS Shrewsbury Castle) was sunk by hitting a mine on the 12th December 1944.
HMS Hadleigh Castle, at the breakers in Sunderland, February 1959.
I noticed that the ship's bell from HMS Knaresborough Castle is hung in the corridor of the School and this prompted me to research the ship.
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 HMS Denbigh Castle - TheBestLinks.com - HMS Denbigh Castle (1943), Royal Navy, Torpedo, U-Boat, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
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HMS Denbigh Castle (1943), HMS Denbigh Castle, Royal Navy, Torpedo, U-Boat...
HMS Denbigh Castle was a Castle-class corvette of Britain's Royal Navy.
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 Castle class corvette - TheBestLinks.com - Castle class corvettes, Mortar, Royal Navy, Submarine, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Castle class corvette - TheBestLinks.com - Castle class corvettes, Mortar, Royal Navy, Submarine,...
Castle class corvettes, Castle class corvette, Mortar, Royal Navy, Submarine...
The Castle-class corvettes were an updated version of the famous Flower-class corvettes, and started appearing during late 1943.
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 Welsh Icons - Flint Castle
Flint Castle, located in Flint, Flintshire, was the first of a series of castles built during King Edward I's campaign to conquer Wales.
The castle was occupied many times during the English Civil War and it has also been used as a quarry.
HMS Flint Castle (K383) was a Royal Navy Castle class corvette launched in 1943, named after Flint Castle.
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 HMS Bamborough Castle, British corvette, WW2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
"CASTLE" Class Frigate ordered on 19th December 1942 from Lewis SB, Aberdeen and laid down on 1st July 1943 as Job Number 1851 (Yard Number 177) and to be named PETROLIA.
                            HM Frigates BAHAMAS, LOCH ALVIE, SOMALILAND, TAVY, TORTOLA, MONNO (RCN),
                            COLBOURNE (RCN), ST.JOHN (RCN), STORMONT (RCN), HM Corvettes ALLINGTON
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 Castle class corvette - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
U-744 was sunk by HMS Icarus, HMCS St.
U-1200 was sunk south of Ireland by HMS Pevensey Castle, HMS Lancaster Castle, HMS Porchester Castle and HMS Kenilworth Castle on 11 November 1944
U-877 was sunk north-west of the Azores by HMCS St.
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 Victoria Cross Research Page - H
On 26th October 1854 at Sebastopol, Crimea, Lieutenant Hewett, commander of HMS Beagle, was in charge of the Right Lancaster Battery which was being threatened by the enemy, when through a misunderstanding he was ordered to spike his gun and retreat.
He was serving on the HMS Beagle, a gun vessel, as acting Mate when he was attached to the Naval Brigade.
HMS Attack, a Destroyer, went to her aid and was also sunk by the same submarine.
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 uboat.net - Allied Warships - Corvette HMS Denbigh Castle of the Castle class
At 0013 hours on 13 February 1945, U-992 attacked the convoy JW-64 (29 ships, 22 escorts at various times) and reported a steamer damaged in position 69º20'N, 33º33'E. But the ship hit was the British corvette HMS Denbigh Castle (Lt.Cdr.
Butcher, RNR) which was towed by the British corvette HMS Bluebell and a Russian tug into the Kola Inlet.
The ship was beached, but later capsized and was declared a total loss.
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 Bill Porte
During the war HMS Albrighton was hit four times whilst he served on board her.
During his draft to HMS Albrighton he was mentioned in dispatches.
The Corvette HMS Denbigh Castle who had been covering the last Freighter was torpedoed and had to be towed into the Kola Inlet by a Russian tug and beached and later capsized.
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 Royal Navy Corvettes
HMS Polyanthus sunk by U-boat on 21st September 1943
HMS Zinnia sunk by U-boat on 23rd August 1941
HMS Rose lost in collision with frigate Manners on 26th October 1944
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 HMS Bluebell, British corvette, WW2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
QUEEN, HM Destroyers ACHATES and MALCOLM, HM Corvettes BERGAMOT, BRYONY and
HM Escort Aircraft Carrier also deployed had to return after
                                   NAIRANA, HM Sloop LAPWING and HM Corvette
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 The Scots at War Trust Roll of Honour
In 1943 he transferred to the SOE and served in Greece and then Italy (where he was awarded a military MBE).
He was captured in Italy in 1944 and sent to a POW camp in Germany for the remainder of the war.
In June 1943 he was transferred to officers' camp, Zentsuji on Shikoku for the next 2 years, finally transferred to Miyata on Kyushu in June 1945, liberated September 1945 and shipped from Nagasaki to Manila, then shipped to San Francisco USA, overland by train to New York and ship Queen Mary to Southampton November 1945.
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The master, 40 crewmembers and six gunners were picked up by corvette HMS Bluebell and landed at Gourock 1941 - At 0540, U-74 fired a spread of two torpedoes at Convoy SL-81 west of Ireland and three single torpedoes at 0541 & 0542.
The master, 43 crewmembers, six gunners and nine passengers were picked up by corvette HMS La Malouine and landed at Liverpool 1941 - At 0520, U-75 attacked Convoy SL-81 west of Ireland and observed a column of fire and water after a first hit and a column of water after a second hit.
Three crewmembers were picked up by corvette HMS Zinnia and landed at Londonderry.
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 The Scots at War Trust | M | Printer Friendly Version
Was a member of the 2/4 Machine Gun Battalion and was sent to Singapore where he was taken prisoner and was involved in the notorious Burma March.
He was killed at the Battle of Monte Cassino on Wednesday the 8th December 1943, aged 29.
He was killed in action at Sedjenane, Tunisia, on 1st April 1943 while on night patrol.
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 NAUTICAL NONFICTION BOOKLIST
Bligh, William The Mutiny on Board H.M.S. Bounty, 1792 William Bligh's account of the fatal voyage of the Bounty, and his subsequent 3,600 mile trip to Timor in an open boat.
Heaps, Leo The Log of the Centurion, 1973 Based on the original papers of Captain Philip Saumarez on board HMS Centurion, Lord Anson's flagship during his circumnavigation, this book is a factual account of the events described in the novels Manilla Galleon and Golden Ocean (among others).
Pope writes his account of the 1797 mutiny on the HMS Hermoine with insight into the personalities involved, a seaman's knowledge of ships and sailing and a novelist's skills at narrative and plot.
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 Archival Ukrainica in the United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Journal as Midshipman in the battleship HMS Marlborough which assisted in the evacuation of White Russian refugees from ports in the Black Sea, May 1920.
Papers relating to his service in the light cruiser HMS Ceres, used for evacuation of the British Military Mission to the White Russian forces from Odessa in Feb. 1920.
Dundas concerning the Russians firing on a Flag of Truce, the blockade of the Sea of Azov and the bombardment of Odessa, 1855 (RNM 170/82; 1021/81).
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 DEACON OF PORTSMOUTH, HAMPSHIRE (1691-1945)
JD: appointed command of HMS TRITON, a 6th rater - a forerunner of the frigate - on 12.10.1749.
He then went to sea as Captain's Servant on H.M.S. This was the usual mode of entry into the Service for young gentlemen at that time.
I have the honor to be with great respect Sir, Yours most obed., humble servant George TRIPP H.M.S. Sunday 22 May 1791 There were no children of his marriage in 1786 until after his disgrace in 1802.
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 Descendants of Charles Vidal of Jamaica
It happened in 1896 that his name appeared in a newspaper which was read by a former captain of the "Pylades" (Lord Hood, it is thought) who remembered that Jack had not been given the medal to which he was entitled.
When Jack served on HMS Victoria and Albert Yacht, Albert, the Queen's Consort, presented him with a six penny piece for winning the officers race round the decks.
He came to H.M.S. Durham, the old Sunderland Guard Ship, in 1880, and commanded her for some time.
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 eBay.co.uk - castle, Postcards, Art, Construction Toys Kits items at low prices   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
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 The Catalogues - Monthly Sales
HMS MAORI-GEO V ½d postal stationery postcard addressed to Lt Harold Harvey of HMS “MAORI” in Doberitz camp, Berlin.
HMS IRON DUKE-Clean cover addressed to Sidcup with pair of ½d values tied by ordinary London Krag cancel dated 13.11.1914.
HMS EXCALIBAR-GEO VI 2d postal stationery postcard addressed to the American Embassy in London from a coder at the Stoke-on-Trent shore base for trainee coders.
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 The Hallowes Genealogy - Page 3
In 1846 was Lieutenant aboard HMS Osprey, 12 guns, when she was wrecked off New Zealand.
12/12/1854, acting-Mate, HMS Wasp, 14, Steam-Sloop, in the Mediterranean.
While in HMS Calcutta he received the Naval General Service Medal; later (probably while serving in the Crimea) the Legion d'Honour and the (Turkish) Medjidie of the 5th.
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 The Blackheath Connection - Outlooks for Britain's South Whalers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
King stated that HMS Gorgon had passed a school of 50 Whales, and that advantages would result from the industry.
Thus it is no surprise to find that the Ocean, sent in 1803-1804 with HMS Calcutta, Captain Dan Woodriffe, RN, to Port Phillip Bay, and later to Hobart on the whale-rich Derwent River, was a whaler owned by the newly-operating South fishers, Thomas and Edward Hurrys, who incidentally had bankrupted by 1806.
In all, if merchants had not let their ships to transport convicts, government ministers would have had to use naval ships to prosecute their new penal policy.
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Later she was ordered to Fremantle where she arrived Mar 1942 1942 - Submarine USS Salmon ended her first war patrol at Tjilatjap, Java 1942 - Submarine USS Sturgeon ends her second war patrol at Surabaya.
Due to the Japanese air attacks on that base she departed for Tjilatjap shortly afterwards 1942 - USS PC-555 & PC-562 laid down 1942 - USS PC-552 launched 1942 - USS YMS-113 launched 1942 - Submarine HMS Tempest was blown to the surface by depth charges and gunfire from Italian torpedo boat Circe.
But the ship hit was corvette HMS Denbigh Castle which was towed by corvette HMS Bluebell and a Russian tug into the Kola Inlet.
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He served in HMS Agingcourt, HMS Achillies, and was in HMS Bacchante on her first voyage round the world.
He then joined HMS Carysfort and took part in the Suez Canal operations in 1882, serving with the Naval Brigade of the British Expedition from Trinkiat, and was killed at El Teb.
This tablet is erected by the Captain and Officers with whom he served in HMS Carysfort, in loving memory of a Gallant Officer and amiable companion.
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 Immigrant Ship Information
On 28/8/1939 she was converted to an Armed Merchant Cruiser and named HMS Montclare and on 2/6/1942 was sold to the British Admiralty.
In January 1939 her accommodation was altered to carry cabin and 3rd class only and on 25/8/1939 she commenced her last voyage from Liverpool to Belfast, Greenock, Quebec, Montreal and Liverpool (arr.11/9/1939), having made 152 round voyages on the North Atlantic.
She joined the Northern Patrol, and on 2/12/1940 when on route to meet a convoy from Halifax, and 400 miles west of Ireland, she was hit by a single torpedo fired from the German submarine U.99.
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