HMS Lancaster Castle (K 691)
Corvette of the Castle class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Fleming & Ferguson Ltd. (Paisley, Scotland)|
|Ordered||19 Dec 1942|
|Launched||14 Apr 1944|
Scrapped at Gateshead on 6 September 1960.
Commands listed for HMS Lancaster Castle (K 691)
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|1||T/Lt. William Swire Joliffe, RNR||May 1944||2 Jan 1946|
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Notable events involving Lancaster Castle include:
28 Nov 1944
HMS Vitality (Lt. K.S. Renshaw, DSC, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Berkeley Castle (Cdr. N.W. Duck, DSC and Bar, RD, RNR), HMS Lancaster Castle (T/Lt. W.S. Joliffe, RNR) and HMS Dumbarton Castle (T/A/Lt.Cdr. R.C. Heron, RNVR). (1)
- ADM 173/19423
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.