Allied Warships

HMS Ameer (D 01)

Escort Carrier of the Ameer class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeEscort Carrier
PennantD 01 
Built bySeattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Laid down18 Jul 1942 
Launched18 Oct 1942 
Commissioned20 Jul 1943 
End service17 Jan 1946 

Decommissioned and transferred to the R.N. as HMS Ameer on 19 July 1943.
Commissioned in R.N. service on 20 July 1943.
Returned to the U.S.N. on 17 January 1946.
Stricken on 20 March 1946.
Sold into merchantile service on 17 September 1946 being renamed Robin Kirk.
Scrapped in Taiwan in 1969.

Former nameUSS Baffins

Commands listed for HMS Ameer (D 01)

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1Capt. Gerald Douglas Yates, RNMay 19439 Jul 1944
2Cdr. John Hext Lewes, OBE, RN9 Jul 1944May 1945 (1)
3Cdr. Peter Douglas Herbert Raymond Pelly, DSO, RNMay 1945Oct 1945 ?

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