Allied Warships

HMS Lawson (K 516)

Frigate of the Captain class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassCaptain 
PennantK 516 
Built by 
Ordered 
Laid down15 Jul 1943 
Launched13 Aug 1943 
Commissioned25 Nov 1943 
End service 
History

Assigned USN penant DE 518 but not named.

Returned to the USN on 20 March 1946. Scrapped.  

Former nameDE 518

Commands listed for HMS Lawson (K 516)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt. John Plomer Somerville, RN15 Nov 1943early 1946

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Media links


The Captain Class Frigates in the Second World War

Collingwood, Donald


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