Allied Warships

HMS Loch Craggie (K 609)

Frigate of the Loch class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassLoch 
PennantK 609 
Built byHarland & Wolff Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland) 
Ordered2 Feb 1943 
Laid down28 Dec 1943 
Launched23 May 1944 
Commissioned23 Oct 1944 
End service 
History

Sold to be broken up for scrap on 8 July 1963.  

Commands listed for HMS Loch Craggie (K 609)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/A/Lt.Cdr. Charles Lyndon Livsey Davies, RNVR1 Sep 1944late 1945

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Notable events involving Loch Craggie include:


19 Dec 1944
HMS Vitality (Lt. K.S. Renshaw, DSC, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Loch Craggie (T/A/Lt.Cdr. C.L.L. Davies, RNVR), HMSAS Good Hope (T/Lt.Cdr. R.P. Dryden-Dymond, SANF(V)), HMS Alnwick Castle (A/Lt.Cdr. H.A. Stonehouse, DSC, RNR) and HMS Seabear (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A.R. Patton, RNVR). (1)

20 Dec 1944
HMS Vitality (Lt. K.S. Renshaw, DSC, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Seabear (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A.R. Patton, RNVR), HMS Alnwick Castle (A/Lt.Cdr. H.A. Stonehouse, DSC, RNR), HMS Loch Craggie (T/A/Lt.Cdr. C.L.L. Davies, RNVR) and HMS Snowdrop (Lt. J.B. Hogg, RNR). (1)

23 Dec 1944
HMS Upshot (Lt. A.J. Boyall, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Loch Craggie (T/A/Lt.Cdr. C.L.L. Davies, RNVR) and HMS Snowdrop (Lt. J.B. Hogg, RNR). (2)

27 Dec 1944
HMS Vitality (Lt. K.S. Renshaw, DSC, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Eday (T/Lt. G.G. Chisholm, RNVR), HMS Imperialist (T/Lt. L.G.H. Mole, RNVR), HMS Loch Craggie (T/A/Lt.Cdr. C.L.L. Davies, RNVR) and HMS St. Helena (T/A/Lt.Cdr. W.G. Pardoe-Matthews, RNR). (1)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/19424
  2. ADM 173/19302

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


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