Allied Warships

HMS Stockham (K 562)

Frigate of the Captain class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassCaptain 
PennantK 562 
Built byBethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered10 Jan 1942 
Laid down25 Aug 1943 
Launched31 Oct 1943 
Commissioned28 Dec 1943 
End service 
History

Assigned USN penant DE 97 but had not been named.

Returned to the USN on 5 January 1946. Stricken on 25 February 1946.

 
Former nameDE 97

Commands listed for HMS Stockham (K 562)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/A/Lt.Cdr. Benjamin Charles Hamilton, RNR28 Dec 194325 May 1945
2Lt. Anthony Richard Taudevin, DSC, RNVR25 May 1945late 1945

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Media links


The Captain Class Frigates in the Second World War

Collingwood, Donald


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