Allied Warships

HMS Spragge (K 572)

Frigate of the Captain class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassCaptain 
PennantK 572 
Built byBethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down15 Sep 1943 
Launched16 Oct 1943 
Commissioned14 Jan 1944 
End service 
History

Assigned USN penant DE 563 but not named.

Returned to the USN on 28 February 1946. Scrapped.

 
Former nameDE 563

Commands listed for HMS Spragge (K 572)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Gilbert Shaw Grant, RD, RNR3 Dec 1943Dec 1944
2Lt. William Wallace Muir, RNDec 1944late 1945

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Media links


The Captain Class Frigates in the Second World War

Collingwood, Donald


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