HMS Loch Scavaig (K 648)
Frigate of the Loch class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Charles Hill & Sons (Bristol, U.K.): Bellis & Morcom|
|Ordered||25 Jan 1943|
|Laid down||31 Mar 1944|
|Launched||9 Sep 1944|
|Commissioned||22 Dec 1944|
Scrapped 12 August 1965.
Commands listed for HMS Loch Scavaig (K 648)
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|1||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Cecil William Hancock, RNR||14 Oct 1944||9 Jun 1945|
|2||A/Lt.Cdr. Charles William Leadbetter, RNR||9 Jun 1945||mid 1946|
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Notable events involving Loch Scavaig include:
4 Feb 1945
German U-boat U-1014 was sunk in the North Channel east of Malin Head, in position 55°17'N, 06°44'W, by depth charges from the British frigates HMS Loch Scavaig (Lt.Cdr. C.W. Hancock, RNR), HMS Nyasaland (T/A/Lt.Cdr. J. Scott, DSC, RNVR), HMS Papua (A/Lt.Cdr. C.W. Leadbetter, RNR) and HMS Loch Shin (Cdr. J.P. de W. Kitcat, RN).