HMS Loch More (K 639)
Frigate of the Loch class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Caledon Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd. (Dundee, Scotland) : Aitchison Blair|
|Ordered||2 Feb 1943|
|Laid down||16 Mar 1944|
|Launched||3 Oct 1944|
|Commissioned||24 Feb 1945|
Scrapped 27 August 1963.
Commands listed for HMS Loch More (K 639)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Robert Arthur Dillon Cambridge, DSC, RD, RNR||14 Oct 1944||17 Feb 1946|
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Noteable events involving Loch More include:
12 Apr 1945
German U-boat U-1024 was captured on 12 April 1945 in the Irish Sea south of Isle of Man, in position 53°39'N, 05°03'W by the British frigates HMS Loch Glendhu (Lt.Cdr. E.G.P.B. Knapton, RN) and HMS Loch More (Lt.Cdr. R.A.D. Cambridge, DSC, RD, RNR). The frigates attempted to tow her to port but the boat sank while underway on 13 April 1945. (see map)