HMS Caistor Castle (K 690)
Corvette of the Castle class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||J. Lewis & Sons Ltd. (Aberdeen, Scotland)|
|Ordered||19 Dec 1942|
|Laid down||28 Aug 1943|
|Launched||22 May 1944|
|Commissioned||29 Sep 1944|
In reserve at Devonport during 1947-1948.
Commands listed for HMS Caistor Castle (K 690)
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|1||Lt. Harry Hutchinson, RN||14 Jun 1944||24 Mar 1945|
|2||A/Lt.Cdr. Bernard John Bowick, RNVR||24 Mar 1945||late 1945|
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Notable events involving Caistor Castle include:
28 Mar 1945
HrMs O 23 (Lt.Cdr. A.J. Schouwenaar, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Loch Alsh with HMS Philante (Cdr. M.J. Evans, OBE, RN), HMS Pevensey Castle (Cdr. E. Hewitt, RD, RNR), HMS Kenilworth Castle (A/Lt.Cdr. J.O. Williams, RNR), HMS Launceston Castle (Lt. R.M. Roberts, RNR) and HMS Caistor Castle (A/Lt.Cdr. B.J. Bowick, RNVR). These included night exercises. (1)
- File 2.12.03.6428 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)