Allied Warships

HMS Windrush (K 370)

Frigate of the River class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassRiver 
PennantK 370 
Built byHenry Robb Ltd. (Leith, U.K.): Plenty 
Ordered14 Jun 1942 
Laid down18 Nov 1942 
Launched18 Jun 1943 
Commissioned3 Nov 1943 
End serviceFeb 1944 
History

Transferred to the F.N.F.L. (Free French) in February 1944 and renamed La Découverte.
Decommissioned in 1959.

 
Career notesTo the Free French as La Découverte

We don't have any commands listed for HMS Windrush (K 370)


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Notable events involving Windrush include:


12 Nov 1943
HrMs O 9 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Windrush, HMS Avon (Lt.Cdr. P.G.A. King, RD, RNR) and HMS Mallow. (1)

13 Nov 1943
HrMs O 9 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Avon (Lt.Cdr. P.G.A. King, RD, RNR) and HMS Mallow, HMS Watchman (Lt.Cdr. G.H.D. Williams, RN) and HMS Windrush. (1)

24 Nov 1943
HMS H 28 (Lt. J.W. Kelly, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Windrush and HMS Helmsdale (T/A/Lt.Cdr. L.J. Simpson, RNR). (2)

Sources

  1. File 2.12.03.6372 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
  2. ADM 173/17764

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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