Allied Warships

HNoMS Tunsberg Castle (K 374)

Corvette of the Castle class

NavyThe Royal Norwegian Navy
TypeCorvette
ClassCastle 
PennantK 374 
Built bySwan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd. (Wallsend-on-Tyne, U.K.) 
Ordered6 Feb 1943 
Laid down5 May 1943 
Launched16 Aug 1943 
Commissioned17 Apr 1944 
Lost12 Dec 1944 
Loss position70° 44'N, 30° 08'E
History

Mined on 12 December 1944 of BÃ¥tsfjord, Norway in position 70.43.701'N, 30.07.800'E.
5 Crewmembers went down with the ship.

 
Former nameHMS Shrewsbury Castle

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