Allied Warships

HMS Aire (K 262)

Frigate of the River class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantK 262 
Built byFleming & Ferguson Ltd. (Paisley, Scotland) 
Ordered30 Sep 1941 
Laid down12 Jun 1942 
Launched22 Apr 1943 
Commissioned28 Jul 1943 
End service 

Transferred to the Royal Indian Navy in 1946 and renamed Tamar.
Tamar was grounded and lost off Singapore on 20 December 1946.


Commands listed for HMS Aire (K 262)

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1Lt. Neil Kenneth Boyd, DSC, RNR14 Jun 194315 Feb 1945
2A/Lt.Cdr. Leonard Arthur White, DSC, RNR15 Feb 194521 May 1945
3A/Lt.Cdr. Hedley Ian Saxton White, RNR21 May 1945late 1945

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