Allied Warships

HMS Barle (K 298)

Frigate of the River class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassRiver 
PennantK 298 
Built byCanadian Vickers (Montreal, Canada) 
Ordered6 Oct 1941 
Laid down29 Apr 1942 
Launched26 Sep 1942 
Commissioned30 Apr 1943 
End service27 Feb 1946 
History

Was to be built in Canada for the United States Navy but transferred to the Royal Navy under the lend-lease program.

Barle served in the Mediterranean as S.O 43 escort group. She ended her war service with the British Pacific Fleet.

Returned to the United States Navy on 27 February 1946.

 

Commands listed for HMS Barle (K 298)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Alan Holt Davies, RNVR30 Apr 1943Aug 1944
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. John Duncan, DSC, RNR1 Aug 1944late 1945

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