HMS Barbados (K 504)
Frigate of the Colony class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Walsch-Kaiser Co., Inc. (Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||10 Jun 1943|
|Laid down||11 May 1943|
|Launched||27 Aug 1943|
|Commissioned||18 Dec 1943|
Returned to the USN on 15 April 1946.
|Former name||USS Halstead PF-76|
Commands listed for HMS Barbados (K 504)
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|1||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Eric George Donald, RNVR||18 Dec 1943||24 Jul 1945|
|2||Lt. Arthur Horace Kent, DSC, RD, RNR||24 Jul 1945||15 Apr 1946|
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Notable events involving Barbados include:
1 Feb 1945
HMS Vengeful (Lt. A.S. Melville-Ross, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Loch Alsh with HMS Celandine (T/A/Lt.Cdr. D.C. Hayes, RNVR) and HMS Barbados (T/A/Lt.Cdr. E.G. Donald, RNVR). (1)
- ADM 173/20257
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.