Allied Warships

HMS Pitcairn (K 589)

Frigate of the Colony class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantK 589 
Built byWalsch-Kaiser Co., Inc. (Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.A.) 
Ordered10 Jun 1943 
Laid down14 Sep 1943 
Launched15 Oct 1943 
Commissioned7 Jul 1944 
End service 

Returned to the USN on 11 June 1946.

Former nameUSS Pilford PF-85

Commands listed for HMS Pitcairn (K 589)

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1Lt.Cdr. William Horace Clifton Wood-Roe, RD, RNR7 Jul 194428 Feb 1945
2Lt.Cdr. Walter Laurcence Smith, RNR28 Feb 194515 Oct 1945

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