HMS Ness (K 219)
Frigate of the River class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Henry Robb Ltd. (Leith, U.K.): Plenty|
|Ordered||11 Feb 1941|
|Laid down||3 Sep 1941|
|Launched||30 Jul 1942|
|Commissioned||22 Dec 1942|
Sold to be broken up for scrap in September 1956.
Commands listed for HMS Ness (K 219)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Trevor George Payne Crick, DSC, RN||Nov 1942||27 Sep 1943|
|2||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Rupert Henry Marchington, RNVR||27 Sep 1943||31 Aug 1944|
|3||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Ronald Sidney Steel, RNR||31 Aug 1944||18 Oct 1945|
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Notable events involving Ness include:
23 May 1943
The Italian submarine Leonardo Da Vinci (offsite link) was sunk north-east of the Azores by the British destroyer HMS Active (Lt.Cdr. P.G. Merriman, RN ) and the British frigate HMS Ness (A/Cdr. T.G.P. Crick, DSC, RN).