HMS Holmes  (K581)

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Same Class as HMS Goodall  above

Navy: Royal Navy
Type: Escort Destroyer
Class: Captain 
Pennant: K 581 
Built by: Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down: 27 Oct, 1943 
Launched: 19 Dec, 1943 
Commissioned: 31 Jan, 1944 
History: Assigned USN pennant DE 572 but not named.
  8 Mar, 1945
The British merchant Lornaston is torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-275 in the English Channel in position 5035'N, 0030'W. The British frigate HMS Holmes (Lt.Cdr. P.S. Boyle) and the British tug HMS Palencia together pick up 48 survivors.
Returned to the US Navy on 3 Dec, 1945. Sold for scrap in Oct 1947.

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