HMS Oakham Castle (K 530)
Corvette of the Castle class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||A & J Inglis Ltd. (Glasgow, Scotland)|
|Ordered||19 Dec 1942|
|Laid down||30 Nov 1943|
|Launched||20 Jul 1944|
|Commissioned||10 Dec 1944|
Sold in August 1957.
Commands listed for HMS Oakham Castle (K 530)
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|1||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Archie Herbert Lyons, RNVR||16 Aug 1944||9 Jul 1945|
|2||A/Lt.Cdr. Herbert Arthur Stonehouse, DSC, RNR||9 Jul 1945||30 Dec 1945|
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Notable events involving Oakham Castle include:
31 Dec 1944
HMS Upshot (Lt. A.J. Boyall, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Imperialist (T/Lt. L.G.H. Mole, RNVR), HMS Wave (Lt.Cdr. T.R. Fowke, RN) and HMS Oakham Castle (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A.H. Lyons, RNVR). (2)
- ADM 173/19424
- ADM 173/19302
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.