Allied Warships

HMS Trollope (K 575)

Frigate of the Captain class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassCaptain 
PennantK 575 
Built byBethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down29 Sep 1943 
Launched20 Nov 1943 
Commissioned10 Jan 1944 
End service 
History

Assigned USN penant DE 566 but not named.

HMS Trollope (Lt.Cdr. Harry Westacott, RN) was torpedoed and damaged off Cap d'Antifer on 6 July, 1944. A total loss. Sold for scrap in May 1951.

 
Former nameDE 566

Commands listed for HMS Trollope (K 575)

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1Lt.Cdr. Harry Westacott, RN10 Jan 1944mid 1944

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Media links


The Captain Class Frigates in the Second World War

Collingwood, Donald


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