Allied Warships

HMS Thornborough (K 574)

Frigate of the Captain class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantK 574 
Built byBethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down22 Sep 1943 
Launched13 Nov 1943 
Commissioned31 Dec 1943 
End service 

Assigned USN penant DE 565 but not named.

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

Returned to the USN on 29 January 1947. Scrapped.

Former nameDE 565

Commands listed for HMS Thornborough (K 574)

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1Lt.Cdr. Cyril George Hart Brown, RN31 Dec 194321 Feb 1945
2James Hutt Aitken, RNR21 Feb 1945mid 1945
3T/Lt. Cyril Joseph Evans, RNVRmid 1945late 1945

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Media links

The Captain Class Frigates in the Second World War

Collingwood, Donald

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