Allied Warships

HMS Loring (K 565)

Frigate of the Captain class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassCaptain 
PennantK 565 
Built byBoston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down18 Jul 1943 
Launched30 Aug 1943 
Commissioned15 Nov 1943 
End service 
History

Assigned USN penant DE 520 but not named.

HMS Loring is not listed as active unit in the October 1945 Navy List

Returned to the USN on 7 January 1947. Scrapped.

 
Former nameDE 520

Commands listed for HMS Loring (K 565)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt. Anthony d'Evelyn Trevor Sangster, RN1 Nov 1943mid 1944
2Lt. John Augustus Ogilvy, RNmid 1944mid 1945
3Lt. Anthony Michael Edlin, RNVRmid 1945mid 1945

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Notable events involving Loring include:


15 Mar 1944
HMS Uther (Lt. A.A. Catlow, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Leeds Castle (A/Lt.Cdr. J. Mackay, RNR), HMS Lochy (Lt.Cdr. W.J.P. Roberts, RNR), HMS Dovey (T/A/Lt.Cdr. T.W.F. Bolland, RNR) and HMS Loring (Lt. A.d'E.T. Sangster, RN). (1)

22 Mar 1944
HMS Uther (Lt. A.A. Catlow, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with FFS L'Escarmouche, FFS L'Aventure, HMS Dovey (T/A/Lt.Cdr. T.W.F. Bolland, RNR) and HMS Loring (Lt. A.d'E.T. Sangster, RN). (1)

23 Mar 1944
HMS Uther (Lt. A.A. Catlow, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Leeds Castle (A/Lt.Cdr. J. Mackay, RNR), HMS Oxford Castle (T/Lt. H.E. Holden, DSC, RNR), HMS Dovey (T/A/Lt.Cdr. T.W.F. Bolland, RNR) and HMS Loring (Lt. A.d'E.T. Sangster, RN). (1)

11 Sep 1944
HMS Una (Lt. F.E. Ashmead-Bartlett, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Larne with HMS Lawson (Lt. J.P. Somerville, RN) and HMS Loring (Lt. J.A. Ogilvy, RN). (2)

Media links


The Captain Class Frigates in the Second World War

Collingwood, Donald

Sources

  1. ADM 173/19326
  2. ADM 173/19195

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


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