HMS Conn at Belfast, April 1945
||2 June 1943
||21 August 1943
||31 August 1943
||Returned to US Navy on 26 November 1945
||Sold for scrap on 21 January 1948
||1,800 tons (fully loaded)
||306 ft (93 m) (overall)
||36.5 ft (11.1 m)
||9.5 ft (2.9 m) standard
11.25 ft (3.4 m) full load
||2 boilers, General Electric Turbo-electric drive
2 solid manganese-bronze 3,600 lb 3-bladed propellers, 8.5 ft (2.6 m) diameter, 7 ft 7 in (2.31 m) pitch 12,000 hp (8.9 MW)
||5,500 nmi (10,200 km) at 15 knots (28 km/h)
||Typically between 170 & 186
HMS Conn was a Buckley class Captain class frigate during World War II. Named after Captain John Conn of HMS Dreadnought at the Battle of Trafalgar.
The Commanding Officers of HMS Conn were Lt C.D.Williams RN October 1943 and Lt Cdr R Hart DSC September 1944, Senior Officer of the 21st Escort Group.
HMS Conn served with the Nore Command and the 21st Escort Group earning battle honours for service in the Arctic (Russian Convoys), North Atlantic, English Channel, North Foreland and North Sea.
- ^ a b c d e f The Captain Class Frigates in the Second World War by Donald Collingwood, published by Leo Cooper (1998), ISBN 0-85052-615-9
- ^ The Buckley-Class Destroyer Escorts by Bruce Hampton Franklin, published by Chatham Publishing (1999), ISBN 1-86176-118-X.