HMS Widemouth Bay (K 615)
Frigate of the Bay class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Harland & Wolff Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland)|
|Ordered||2 May 1943|
|Laid down||26 Apr 1944|
|Launched||19 Oct 1944|
|Commissioned||13 Apr 1945|
Scrapped 23 November 1957.
|Former name||Loch Frisa|
Commands listed for HMS Widemouth Bay (K 615)
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|1||A/Lt.Cdr. John Hart Macalister, RNVR||22 Feb 1945||Jan 1946|
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Notable events involving Widemouth Bay include:
3 May 1945
HMS Volatile (Lt. F.R. Lawrence, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Alacrity (Lt.Cdr. J. Clutton-Baker, DSC, RN), HMS Rother (T/A/Lt.Cdr. B.H.C. Rodgers, RNVR), HMS Widemouth Bay (A/Lt.Cdr. J.H. Macalister, RNVR) and HMCS Matane (T/A/Lt.Cdr. F.J. Jones, RCNVR). (1)
- ADM 173/20332
- ADM 173/20221
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.