HMS Domett (K 473)
Frigate of the Captain class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Boston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||25 Jan 1942|
|Laid down||7 Apr 1943|
|Launched||19 May 1943|
|Commissioned||3 Sep 1943|
Returned to the USN after the war and sold on 3 June 1947.
|Former name||USS Eisner DE 269|
Commands listed for HMS Domett (K 473)
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|1||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Stirling Gordon, RNVR||15 Aug 1943||mid 1945|
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Noteable events involving Domett include:
29 Jun 1944
German U-boat U-988 was sunk in the English Channel west of Guernsey, in position 49?37'N, 03?41'W, by depth charges from the British frigates HMS Essington (A/Lt.Cdr. W. Lambert, RNVR), HMS Duckworth (Cdr. R.G. Mills, DSO, DSC and Bar, RN), HMS Domett (T/A/Lt.Cdr. S. Gordon, RNVR), HMS Cooke (Lt.Cdr. L.C. Hill, OBE, RD, RNR) and a Liberator aircraft (Sqdn 244/L). (see map)