HMS Narborough (K 578)
Frigate of the Captain class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||6 Oct 1943|
|Launched||27 Nov 1943|
|Commissioned||21 Jan 1944|
Assigned USN penant DE 569 but not named.
Returned to the USN on 4 February 1946. Scrapped.
|Former name||DE 569|
Commands listed for HMS Narborough (K 578)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Wilfred Reginald Muttram, DSC, RN||Mar 1944||17 Jul 1945|
|2||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Leonard Macpherson Morrell Stamp, RNVR||17 Jul 1945||late 1945|
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Notable events involving Narborough include:
9 Apr 1944
HMS United (Lt. N.R. Wood, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Spragge (Lt.Cdr. G.S. Grant, RD, RNR), HMS Duff (T/A/Lt.Cdr. F. Brock, RCNVR), HMS Waldegrave (Lt. T. Hay, RN) and HMS Narborough (Lt.Cdr. W.R. Muttram, DSC, RN). (1)
24 Nov 1944
HMS Vitality (Lt. K.S. Renshaw, DSC, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Narborough (Lt.Cdr. W.R. Muttram, DSC, RN), HMS Louis (A/Lt.Cdr. R. Johnston, RNR), HMS Inglis (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A.P. Cobbold, RNVR) and HMS Lawson (Lt. J.P. Somerville, RN). (2)
19 Dec 1944
HMS Vengeful (Lt. A.S. Melville-Ross, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Larne with HMCS Lauzon (T/Lt.Cdr. W. Woods, OBE, RCNR), HMS Narborough (Lt.Cdr. W.R. Muttram, DSC, RN), HMS Loch Eck (Lt.Cdr. R.C. Freaker, DSO and Bar, DSC, RD, RNR) and HMS Braithwaite (Lt.Cdr. P.J. Stoner, RN). (3)
- ADM 173/19218
- ADM 173/19423
- ADM 173/19365
- ADM 173/18861
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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