Allied Warships

HMS Empire Crossbow (F 183)

Landing Ship Infantry of the Empire Battleaxe class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeLanding Ship Infantry
ClassEmpire Battleaxe 
PennantF 183 
Built byConsolidated Steel (Wilmington, U.S.A.) 
Laid down 
Launched30 Nov 1943 
Commissioned 1944 
End service 
HistoryCompleted as Empire Crossbow for the MoWT in December 1943.
Converted to an LSI(L) in 1944.
Renamed HMS Sainfoin in 1944.  

Commands listed for HMS Empire Crossbow (F 183)

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1Cdr. Albert Longmuir, DSC, RD, RNRJan 1945mid 1946

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