HMS Louis (K 515)
Frigate of the Captain class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Boston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||9 Jul 1943|
|Launched||13 Aug 1943|
|Commissioned||9 Nov 1943|
Assigned USN penant DE 517 but not named.
Returned to the USN on 20 March 1946. Scrapped.
|Former name||DE 517|
Commands listed for HMS Louis (K 515)
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|1||A/Lt.Cdr. Robert Johnston, RNR||9 Nov 1943||7 May 1944|
|2||Cdr. (retired) Lewis Bernard Alexander Majendie, RN||7 May 1944||4 Mar 1945|
|3||A/Lt.Cdr. John Humphrey Michael Sowry, RNVR||4 Mar 1945||???|
|4||A/Cdr. Wilfred Lambert, RNVR||???||Oct 1945 ?|
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Noteable events involving Louis include:
24 Aug 1944
German U-boat U-445 in the Bay of Biscay west of St. Nazaire, France, in position 47°21'N, 05°50'W, by depth charges from the British frigate HMS Louis (A/Cdr. L.B.A. Majendie, RN (retired)).