Allied Warships

HMS Torrington (K 577)

Frigate of the Captain class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantK 577 
Built byBethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down22 Sep 1943 
Launched27 Nov 1943 
Commissioned18 Jan 1944 
End service 

Assigned USN penant DE 568 but not named.

Returned to the USN on 11 June 1946. Scrapped.

Former nameDE 568

Commands listed for HMS Torrington (K 577)

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1Lt. Clement Francis Parker, RN18 Jan 1944Sep 1945
2Lt.Cdr. Charles Gordon Walker, RNSep 1945late 1945

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Media links

The Captain Class Frigates in the Second World War

Collingwood, Donald

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