HMS YORK CASTLE

HMS YORK CASTLE
built by Ferguson Shipbuilders Port Glasgow,
Yard No 372

Last Name: EMPIRE COMFORT
Propulsion: Steam
Launched: Wednesday, 20/09/1944
Built: 1944
Ship Type: Corvette
Ship's Role: Castle class Rescue ship
Tonnage: 1333 grt
Length: 252 feet
Breadth: 36 feet
Draught: 13 feet 6in
Owner History:
Ministry of Shipping
Status: Scrapped - 1955

Remarks: Completed as Empire Comfort. Pendant No was K537
Sold for breaking 7/1955, broken up at Ghent 12/1955
Previous update by Colin Campbell
Photo supplied by Internet source as EMPIRE COMFORT
Previous update by George Robinson
Previous update by Brian Hargreaves

Last updated: by John Ward~McQuaid from the original records by Stuart Cameron




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