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HMS Cardigan Bay - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Cardigan Bay

Name : HMS Cardigan Bay
Laid Down : 14th April 1944
Launched : 28th December 1944
Completed : 25th June 1945
Type : Frigate
Class : Bay
Builder : Robb
Country : UK
Pennants : K630, F630
Fate : Scrapped 5th March 1962.

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HMS Cardigan Bay, March 1948.

Timeline Entries :


14th December 1944 - Laid down at Henry Robb (Leith)
28th December 1944 - Launched at Henry Robb's Shipyard, Leith (Edinburgh)
June 1945 - Lt Cdr J.Aitken. DSC in Command
25th June 1945 - Commissioned
25th June 1945 - Completed
January 1946 - Cdr C.Maud DSO DSC in Command
November 1946 - Capt G.K.Collett DSC in Command
July 1948 - Capt. Michael Hodges in Command
7th November 1949 - Capt. R.C. Medley in Command
January 1950 - Capt W.M.L.Brown DSO OBE DSC in Command
August 1951 - Capt H.C.B. Coleridge DSO DSC in Command
1st September 1951 - Capt W.L.M. Brown in Command
1st September 1951 - Carried out Operations in the Han River
3rd September 1951 - Off Korea
13th September 1951 - Bombarded the Han River area
February 1953 - Capt B.C.Durant DSO DSC in Command
October 1954 - Capt E.N.Pumphrey DSO DSC in Command
April 1956 - Capt G.O.Roberts in Command
April 1958 - Capt P.J.Wyatt CBE DSC in Command
1st April 1958 - Commenced Exercise "Festoon"
3rd April 1958 - Completed Exercise "Festoon"
October 1959 - Capt A.R.Aldous in Command
13th October 1959 - Capt, Alan Roy Aldous Assumed Command
12th April 1961 - Capt, Alan Roy Aldous Relinquished Command
24th April 1961 - At Plymouth
1962 - Broken Up
5th April 1962 - Arrived Troon for breaking up.

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Last edited : 18:35, March 7, 2011
By : jbryce1437

First Added : 10:23, December 16, 2010
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