Allied Warships

HMS Empire Gauntlet (F 123)

Landing Ship Infantry of the Empire Battleaxe class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeLanding Ship Infantry
ClassEmpire Battleaxe 
PennantF 123 
ModLSI(L) 
Built byConsolidated Steel (Wilmington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched23 Nov 1943 
Commissioned 1944 
End service 
HistoryCompleted as Empire Gauntlet for the MoWT in January 1944.
Converted to an LSI(L) in 1944.
Renamed HMS Sefton in 1944.  

Commands listed for HMS Empire Gauntlet (F 123)

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CommanderFromTo
1A/Cdr. (retired) Frank Archibald Cleale Bishop, RNRNov 19449 May 1946

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