HMS Moorsom (K 567)
Frigate of the Captain class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Boston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||14 Aug 1943|
|Launched||24 Sep 1943|
|Commissioned||10 Dec 1943|
Assigned USN pennant DE 522 but not named.
HMS Moorsom is not listed as active unit in the July 1945 Navy List
Returned to the US Navy on 25 October 1945. Scrapped.
|Former name||DE 522|
Commands listed for HMS Moorsom (K 567)
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|1||T/Lt. Gerald Maurice Greenwood, RCNVR||22 Dec 1943||12 May 1944|
|2||T/Lt. Albert Clifford Martyn, RNVR||12 May 1944||mid 1945|
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Notable events involving Moorsom include:
28 Mar 1944
HMS Uther (Lt. A.A. Catlow, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Moorsom (T/Lt. G.M. Greenwood, RCNVR), HMS Seymour (Lt. G.J. Parry, RNR) and HMS Stayner (Lt.Cdr. H.J. Hall, DSO, DSC, RNR). (1)
- ADM 173/19326
- ADM 173/19319
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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