Allied Warships

HMS Halladale (K 417)

Frigate of the River class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassRiver 
PennantK 417 
Built byA & J Inglis Ltd. (Glasgow, Scotland) : Parsons 
Ordered2 Oct 1942 
Laid down25 Jun 1943 
Launched28 Jan 1944 
Commissioned11 May 1944 
End service 
History

Sold on 1 April 1949.

 

Commands listed for HMS Halladale (K 417)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Joseph Eric Woolfenden, RD, RNR3 Apr 19441 Oct 1945
2Lt. John Valentine Brothers, RN1 Oct 194512 Dec 1945

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Notable events involving Halladale include:


31 May 1944
HMS Una (Lt. C.A.J. Nicholl, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Duncan (Lt. D.G.D. Hall-Wright, RN) and HMS Halladale (Lt.Cdr. J.E. Woolfenden, RD, RNR). (1)

1 Jun 1944
HMS Una (Lt. C.A.J. Nicholl, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Duncan (Lt. D.G.D. Hall-Wright, RN) and HMS Halladale (Lt.Cdr. J.E. Woolfenden, RD, RNR). (2)

6 Jun 1944
HMS Una (Lt. C.A.J. Nicholl, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Bulldog (Lt.Cdr. C.G. Walker, RN) and HMS Halladale (Lt.Cdr. J.E. Woolfenden, RD, RNR). (2)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/19192
  2. ADM 173/19193

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


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