Allied Warships

HMS Waldegrave (K 579)

Frigate of the Captain class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantK 579 
Built byBethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down16 Oct 1943 
Launched4 Dec 1943 
Commissioned28 Jan 1944 
End service 

Assigned USN penant DE 570 but not named.

Returned to the USN on 3 December 1945. Scrapped.

Former nameDE 570

Commands listed for HMS Waldegrave (K 579)

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1Lt. Tempest Hay, RN25 Jan 194424 Sep 1945
2T/A/Cdr. Thomas Hughes, RNR24 Sep 1945late 1945

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Media links

The Captain Class Frigates in the Second World War

Collingwood, Donald

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