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HMS Ekins |
Laid Down : 5th July 1943
Launched : 2nd October 1943
Completed : 29th November 1943
Type : Frigate
Class : Captain
Builder : Bethlehem, Higham, Mass
Country : UK
Pennants : K552
Fate : Returned to US (Ekins) May 1945.
Later became : USS Ekins
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HMS Ekins, January 1944.
Timeline Entries :
5th July 1943 - Laid down at Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)
2nd October 1943 - Launched
November 1943 - T/Lt. George Graham Bonner-Davis, RNVR Assumed Command
29th November 1943 - Commissioned
29th November 1943 - Pennant K552
16th August 1944 - T/Lt. George Graham Bonner-Davis, RNVR Relinquished Command
16th October 1944 - Lt. Anthony Richard Taudevin, DSC, RNVR Assumed Command
16th April 1945 - Mined in the North Sea, 13 miles north-west of Ostend, Belgium. Declared a total loss.
July 1945 - T/Lt. Robert John Slater, RNVR Relinquished Command
Database Currently Holds : 6278 ships and 6289 crew!
Last edited : 19:45, November 16, 2012
By : jbryce1437
First Added : 11:25, December 16, 2010
By : kc
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