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     CAPTAIN CLASS FRIGATES (first group) - Ex US GMT Class 

Bayntum (ex BDE1) 1943 - 1944 -
Bazely (ex BDE2) 1943 - 1944 -
Berry (ex BDE3) 1943 - 1944 -
Blackwood (ex BDE4) 1943 - 1944 Sunk 15th June 1944
Burges (ex BDE12) 1943 - 1944 -
Capel (ex DE266 Wintle) 1943 - 1944 Sunk 26th December 1944
Cooke (ex DE267 Dempsey) 1943 - 1944 -
Dacres (ex DE268 Duffy) 1943 - 1944 -
Domett (ex DE269 Eisner) 1943 - 1944 -
Drury (ex Cockburn, ex BDE46) 1943 - 1944 -
Foley (ex DE270 Gillette) 1943 - 1944 -
Gardiner (ex DE274 O'Toole) 1943 - 1944 -
Garlies (ex DE271 Fleming) 1943 - 1944 -
Goodall (ex DE275 Reybold) 1943 - 1944 Sunk 29th April 1945
Goodson (ex DE276 George) 1943 - 1944 Damaged by U boat, never repaired
Gore (ex DE277 Herzog) 1943 - 1944 -
Gould (ex DE272 Lovering) 1943 - 1944 Sunk 1st March 1944
Grindall (ex DE273 Sanders) 1943 - 1944 -
Hoste (ex - Mitchell, ex DE521) 1943 - 1944 -
Inglis (ex DE525) 1943 - 1944 -
Inman (ex DE526) 1943 - 1944 -
Keats (ex DE278 Tisdale) 1943 - 1944 -
Kempthorne (ex DE279 Trumpeter) 1943 - 1944 -
Kingsmill (ex DE280) 1943 - 1944 -
Lawford (ex DE516) 1943 - 1944 Sunk 8th June 1944
Lawson (ex DE518) 1943 - 1944 -
Loring (ex DE520) 1943 - 1944 -
Louis (ex DE517) 1943 - 1944 -
Manners (ex DE523) 1943 - 1944 Damaged by U boat, never repaired
Moorsom (ex DE522) 1943 - 1944 -
Mounsey (ex DE524) 1943 - 1944 -
Pasley (ex Lindsay, ex DE519) 1943 - 1944 -
HMS Gardiner

HMS Gardiner, October 1943.

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HMS Grindall

HMS Grindall. Contributed by Peter Locker

Captain Class (1st Group) Frigate.  ex-United States GMT Class Frigate DE273 USS Sanders. Delivered under Lend-Lease, 1943 - 44

HMS Lawson

HMS Lawson, January 1944.

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HMS Louis

HMS Louis, January 1944.

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The Captain Class Frigates in the Second World War by Donald Collingwood.


The Captain Class Frigates in the Second World War by Donald Collingwood.

The Battle of the Atlantic was Winston Churchills area greatest of concern during the Second World War. By 1943 new tactics and technology, developed out of bitter experience, combined with the effect of long range maritime patrol aircraft were beginning to tip the balance in the Allies favour. But the dearth of modern escort vessels was still potentially disastrous; over 160 U-Boats were still at large to attack vital convoys of men and material. The Captain Class Frigates, seventy-eight sturdy, modern destroyer escorts, known affectionately by all who sailed in them as the DEs, built in the United States and leased to the Royal Navy, began to come into commission in January of that year and to fill that desperate, long felt need.
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