Allied Warships

HMS Cubitt (K 512)

Frigate of the Captain class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantK 512 
Built byBethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered10 Jan 1942 
Laid down9 Jun 1943 
Launched11 Sep 1943 
Commissioned17 Nov 1943 
End service 

Assigned USN penant DE 83 but not named.

Returned to the USN on 4 March 1946. Stricken and scrapped.  

Former nameDE 83

Commands listed for HMS Cubitt (K 512)

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1Lt. George Denys Gregory, RN17 Nov 1943early 1946

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Notable events involving Cubitt include:

12 Feb 1944
HMS Vox (Lt. J.M. Michell, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Larne with HMS Asphodel (T/Lt. M.A. Halliday, RNZNR), HMS Clover (Lt. T.E. Fanshawe, RNR) and HMS Cubitt (Lt. G.D. Gregory, RN). (1)

Media links

The Captain Class Frigates in the Second World War

Collingwood, Donald


  1. ADM 173/19443

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

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