Allied Warships

HMS Seymour (K 563)

Frigate of the Captain class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantK 563 
Built byBethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered10 Jan 1942 
Laid down1 Sep 1943 
Launched1 Nov 1943 
Commissioned23 Dec 1943 
End service 

Assigned USN penant DE 98 but had not been named.

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

Former nameDE 98

Commands listed for HMS Seymour (K 563)

Please note that we're still working on this section.

1Lt. Gerald Joseph Parry, RNR23 Dec 1943Sep 1944
2Lt. Peter Reginald Glenholme Worth, RNSep 194410 Oct 1944
3T/A/Lt.Cdr. Philip Geoffrey Colet King, RNVR10 Oct 1944late 1945

You can help improve our commands section
Click here to Submit events/comments/updates for this vessel.
Please use this if you spot mistakes or want to improve this ships page.

Media links

The Captain Class Frigates in the Second World War

Collingwood, Donald

Return to the Allied Warships section