HMS Amberley Castle (K 386)
Corvette of the Castle class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||S.P. Austin & Son Ltd. (Sunderland, U.K.) : Clark|
|Ordered||2 Feb 1943|
|Laid down||31 May 1943|
|Launched||27 Nov 1943|
|Commissioned||24 Nov 1944|
In Reserve at Portsmouth during 1947-1952.
Commands listed for HMS Amberley Castle (K 386)
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|1||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Robert Edwards, RNVR||4 Sep 1944||3 Sep 1945|
|2||T/Lt. Ralph Smith Mortimer, RNR||3 Sep 1945||25 Feb 1946|
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Notable events involving Amberley Castle include:
18 Dec 1944
HMS Vitality (Lt. K.S. Renshaw, DSC, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Alnwick Castle (A/Lt.Cdr. H.A. Stonehouse, DSC, RNR) and HMS Amberley Castle (T/A/Lt.Cdr. R. Edwards, RNVR). (1)
- ADM 173/19424
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.