HMS HELMSDALE

HMS HELMSDALE
built by A & J Inglis Pointhouse Glasgow,
Yard No 1185

Propulsion: geared turbines
Launched: Saturday, 05/06/1943
Built: 1943
Ship Type: River Class Frigate F253
Tonnage: 1370t displ
Length: 301 feet
Breadth: 36 feet 9
Owner History:
Royal Navy
Status: Arrived for Scrapping - 07/11/1957

Remarks: Completed 15/10/1943
Atlantic escort sank U743
09/09/1944. Underwater Detection Est Portland for trials
Took part in search for HMS Affray
Scrapped at Faslane

Previous update by Colin Campbell, Brian Hargreaves
Photo supplied by John Ward~McQuaid

Last updated: by Bruce Biddulph from the original records by Stuart Cameron




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