HMS Loch Achray (K 426)
Frigate of the Loch class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Smiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.)|
|Ordered||19 Jan 1943|
|Laid down||13 Dec 1943|
|Launched||7 Jul 1944|
|Commissioned||1 Feb 1945|
Transferred to the Royal New Zealand Navy 7 September 1948 and renamed Kaniere.
Commands listed for HMS Loch Achray (K 426)
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|1||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Leslie Hugh Stammers, RNVR||14 Oct 1944||27 Jun 1945|
|2||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Cecil John Alldridge, RNR||27 Jun 1945||28 Sep 1945|
|3||A/Lt.Cdr. Harold Geeves Chesterman, DSC, RNR||28 Sep 1945||Apr 1946|
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Notable events involving Loch Achray include:
- ADM 173/20094
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.