Allied Warships

HMS St. Brides Bay (K 600)

Frigate of the Bay class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassBay 
PennantK 600 
Built byHarland & Wolff Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland) 
Ordered2 May 1943 
Laid down30 May 1944 
Launched16 Jan 1945 
Commissioned15 Jun 1945 
End service 
History

Mediterranean service until 1948 then to Far East including service in the Korean War.
Returned to Portsmouth in December 1961.
Scrapped 3 September 1962.  

Former nameLoch Achilty

Commands listed for HMS St. Brides Bay (K 600)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt. Derek Ashfield Woods, DSC, RN15 Apr 1945Jul 1945 ?
2A/Lt.Cdr. Ralph Alexander St.Clair Sproul-Bolton, RN2 Jul 1945

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Notable events involving St. Brides Bay include:


28 Jun 1945
HMS Unruly (T/Lt. D.J. Palmer, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with St. Brides Bay. (1)

29 Jun 1945
HMS Unruly (T/Lt. D.J. Palmer, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with St. Brides Bay. (1)

5 Jul 1945
HMS Unruly (T/Lt. D.J. Palmer, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with St. Brides Bay. (2)

6 Jul 1945
HMS Unruly (T/Lt. D.J. Palmer, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with St. Brides Bay. (2)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/20146
  2. ADM 173/20147

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


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