Allied Warships

HMS Carisbrooke Castle (K 379)

Corvette of the Castle class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantK 379 
Built byCaledon Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd. (Dundee, Scotland) : Clark 
Ordered2 Feb 1943 
Laid downMar 1943 
Launched31 Jul 1943 
Commissioned17 Nov 1943 
End service 

In reserve at Devonport during 1947-1949.
Refitted by the Penarth Pontoon Company during 1949-1950.
Refitted at Falmouth during September 1951.
2nd Training Sqdn at Portland from May 52 untill 1956.
Was present at the 1953 Coronation Review.
Placed in Reserve at Devonport again in November 1956.
Arrived at Faslane on 14 June 58 to be broken up by Shipbreaking Industries Ltd.  

Commands listed for HMS Carisbrooke Castle (K 379)

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1T/Lt. William Hammond Forster, RNR11 Oct 19436 Dec 1945

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Notable events involving Carisbrooke Castle include:

8 Jan 1944
HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena, RNN(R)) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Carisbrooke Castle (T/Lt. W.H. Forster, RNR). (1)


  1. File (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)

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