HMS Bamborough Castle (K412)

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HMS Bamborough Castle
United Kingdom
Name: HMS Bamborough Castle
Namesake: Bamborough Castle
Builder: J. Lewis & Sons
Launched: 11 January 1944
Commissioned: 30 May 1944
Identification: Pennant number: K412
Fate: Scrapped, May 1959
General characteristics
Class and type: Castle-class corvette

HMS Bamborough Castle was a Royal Navy Castle-class corvette. Bamborough Castle is in Northumberland, England, although it is now usually spelt "Bamburgh".

She was launched at J. Lewis & Sons shipyard in Aberdeen, Scotland on 11 January 1944 and commissioned on 30 May 1944. She sank the U-boat U-387 on 9 December 1944 with depth charges whilst escorting the convoy RA-62 from Murmansk to Scapa Flow.

After World War II her career was mainly spent in the fleet reserve until she was scrapped in May 1959.


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