Allied Warships

HMS Awe (K 526)

Frigate of the River class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassRiver 
PennantK 526 
Built byFleming & Ferguson Ltd. (Paisley, Scotland) 
Ordered2 Oct 1942 
Laid down27 May 1943 
Launched28 Dec 1943 
Commissioned21 Apr 1944 
End service 
History

Sold to the Portugese Navy May 1949 and renamed Diogo Gomes.
Scrapped in 1969.  

Commands listed for HMS Awe (K 526)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Henry Patterson Carse, DSC, RNVR30 Mar 1944Mar 1946

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Notable events involving Awe include:


10 May 1944
HMS Una (Lt. C.A.J. Nicholl, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Awe (Lt.Cdr. H.P. Carse, DSC, RNVR), HMS Capel (Lt. B.G. Heslop, DSC, RN), HNoMS Tunsberg Castle and FFS Commandant d'Estienne d'Orves . (1)

11 May 1944
HMS Una (Lt. C.A.J. Nicholl, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Awe (Lt.Cdr. H.P. Carse, DSC, RNVR), HMS Capel (Lt. B.G. Heslop, DSC, RN), HNoMS Tunsberg Castle and FFS Commandant d'Estienne d'Orves . (1)

12 May 1944
HMS Una (Lt. C.A.J. Nicholl, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Awe (Lt.Cdr. H.P. Carse, DSC, RNVR), HMS Capel (Lt. B.G. Heslop, DSC, RN) and HNoMS Tunsberg Castle. (1)

15 May 1944
HMS Una (Lt. C.A.J. Nicholl, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Awe (Lt.Cdr. H.P. Carse, DSC, RNVR) and HMS Evenlode (T/A/Lt.Cdr. G.B. Medlycott, RNR). (1)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/19192

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


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