HMS Loch Killin (K 391)
Frigate of the Loch class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Burntisland Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. (Burntisland, Scotland): Rowan|
|Ordered||6 Mar 1943|
|Laid down||22 Jun 1943|
|Launched||29 Nov 1943|
|Commissioned||12 Apr 1944|
Scrapped 24 August 1960.
Commands listed for HMS Loch Killin (K 391)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Stanley Darling, RANVR||22 Nov 1943||22 Jun 1945|
|2||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Cecil William Hancock, RNR||22 Jun 1945||late 1945|
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Notable events involving Loch Killin include:
31 Jul 1944
German U-boat U-333 was sunk in the North Atlantic west of the Scilly Isles, in position 49°39'N, 07°28'W, by depth charges from the British sloop HMS Starling (Cdr. N.W. Duck, DSC, RNR) and the British frigate HMS Loch Killin (Lt.Cdr. S. Darling, RANVR).
6 Aug 1944
German U-boat U-736 was sunk in the Bay of Biscay south-west of Lorient, France, in position 47°19'N, 04°16'W, by depth charges from the British frigate HMS Loch Killin (Lt.Cdr. S. Darling, RANVR).
11 Apr 1945
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMCS Rivière du Loup (T/Lt. R.D. Weldon, RCNVR), HMCS Stellarton (T/Lt. M.G. McCarthy, RCNVR), HMCS Orkney (Cdr. J.M. Rowland, DSO, RN) and HMS Loch Killin (Lt.Cdr. S. Darling, DSC and Bar, RANVR). (3)
15 Apr 1945
German U-boat U-1063 was sunk in the English Channel west of Land?s End, in position 50°08'54"N, 03°53'24"W, by depth charges from the British frigate HMS Loch Killin (Lt.Cdr. S. Darling, DSC and Bar, RANVR).
- ADM 173/19192
- File 2.12.03.6400 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- ADM 173/20127
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.