Allied Warships

HMS Prins Albert (4.35)

Landing Ship Infantry

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeLanding Ship Infantry
Class[No specific class] 
Pennant4.35 
Built byCockerill (Hoboken, Belgium) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched23 Apr 1937 
Commissioned 1941 
End service 
History

Completed as passenger ship in 1937.
Requisitioned by the Royal Navy on 24 July 1940 and converted to an LSI(S).
Displacement: 2938 tons.
Lenght: 370 feet
Complement: 200
Machinery: 2 Shafts, Diesel engines, SHP 17000 = 23 knots.
Armament: 2 12pdr AA guns (2x1), 2 2pdr AA (2x1), 6 20mm AA (6x1)
Carried 8 LCA's and 250 troops

Returned in April 1946. 

Commands listed for HMS Prins Albert (4.35)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Henry Benjamin Peate, RNR24 Jul 19412 Dec 1944
2A/Lt.Cdr. Edward Christian St. Arnand Coles, RD, RNR2 Dec 19445 Nov 1945

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