HMS Spragge (K 572)
Frigate of the Captain class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||15 Sep 1943|
|Launched||16 Oct 1943|
|Commissioned||14 Jan 1944|
Assigned USN penant DE 563 but not named.
Returned to the USN on 28 February 1946. Scrapped.
|Former name||DE 563|
Commands listed for HMS Spragge (K 572)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Gilbert Shaw Grant, RD, RNR||3 Dec 1943||Dec 1944|
|2||Lt. William Wallace Muir, RN||Dec 1944||late 1945|
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Notable events involving Spragge include:
9 Apr 1944
HMS United (Lt. N.R. Wood, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Spragge (Lt.Cdr. G.S. Grant, RD, RNR), HMS Duff (T/A/Lt.Cdr. F. Brock, RCNVR), HMS Waldegrave (Lt. T. Hay, RN) and HMS Narborough (Lt.Cdr. W.R. Muttram, DSC, RN). (1)
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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