Allied Warships

HMS Loch Killin (K 391)

Frigate of the Loch class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassLoch 
PennantK 391 
Built byBurntisland Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. (Burntisland, Scotland): Rowan 
Ordered6 Mar 1943 
Laid down22 Jun 1943 
Launched29 Nov 1943 
Commissioned12 Apr 1944 
End service 
History

Scrapped 24 August 1960.

 

Commands listed for HMS Loch Killin (K 391)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Stanley Darling, RANVR22 Nov 194322 Jun 1945
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Cecil William Hancock, RNR22 Jun 1945late 1945

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Noteable events involving Loch Killin include:


31 Jul 1944
German U-boat U-333 was sunk in the North Atlantic west of the Scilly Isles, in position 49°39'N, 07°28'W, by depth charges from the British sloop HMS Starling (Cdr. N.W. Duck, DSC, RNR) and the British frigate HMS Loch Killin (Lt.Cdr. S. Darling, RANVR).

6 Aug 1944
German U-boat U-736 was sunk in the Bay of Biscay west of St. Nazaire, in position 47°19'N, 04°16'W, by depth charges from the British frigate HMS Loch Killin (Lt.Cdr. S. Darling, RANVR).

15 Apr 1945
German U-boat U-1063 was sunk in the English Channel west of Land?s End, in position 50°08'54"N, 03°53'24"W, by depth charges from the British frigate HMS Loch Killin (Lt.Cdr. S. Darling, DSC and Bar, RANVR).


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