Allied Warships

HMS Lawson (K 516)

Frigate of the Captain class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantK 516 
Built by 
Laid down15 Jul 1943 
Launched13 Aug 1943 
Commissioned25 Nov 1943 
End service 

Assigned USN penant DE 518 but not named.

Returned to the USN on 20 March 1946. Scrapped.  

Former nameDE 518

Commands listed for HMS Lawson (K 516)

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1Lt. John Plomer Somerville, RN15 Nov 1943early 1946

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The Captain Class Frigates in the Second World War

Collingwood, Donald

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