Allied Warships

HMS Widemouth Bay (K 615)

Frigate of the Bay class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassBay 
PennantK 615 
Built byHarland & Wolff Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland) 
Ordered2 May 1943 
Laid down26 Apr 1944 
Launched19 Oct 1944 
Commissioned13 Apr 1945 
End service 
History

Scrapped 23 November 1957.  

Former nameLoch Frisa

Commands listed for HMS Widemouth Bay (K 615)

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CommanderFromTo
1A/Lt.Cdr. John Hart Macalister, RNVR22 Feb 1945Jan 1946

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Notable events involving Widemouth Bay include:


26 May 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises at/off Scapa Flow with HMS Widemouth Bay (A/Lt.Cdr. J.H. Macalister, RNVR). (1)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/20221

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


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