HMS Stockham (K 562)
Frigate of the Captain class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||10 Jan 1942|
|Laid down||25 Aug 1943|
|Launched||31 Oct 1943|
|Commissioned||28 Dec 1943|
Assigned USN penant DE 97 but had not been named.
Returned to the USN on 5 January 1946. Stricken on 25 February 1946.
|Former name||DE 97|
Commands listed for HMS Stockham (K 562)
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|1||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Benjamin Charles Hamilton, RNR||28 Dec 1943||25 May 1945|
|2||Lt. Anthony Richard Taudevin, DSC, RNVR||25 May 1945||late 1945|
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Notable events involving Stockham include:
25 Apr 1944
HMS Seraph (Lt. T. Russell-Walling, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Plymouth with HMS Spragge (Lt.Cdr. G.S. Grant, RD, RNR), HMS Stockham (T/A/Lt.Cdr. B.C. Hamilton, RNR), HMS Rupert (Lt. P.C.S. Black, RN) and HMS Waldegrave (Lt. T. Hay, RN). (2)
- ADM 173/19218
- ADM 173/18697
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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