Yard No. 372
HMS YORK CASTLE

built by Ferguson Shipbuilders Port Glasgow in 1944

(YORK CASTLE)

HMS YORK CASTLE

Yard Number 372, was named YORK CASTLE when launched on Wednesday, 20/09/1944 by Ferguson Shipbuilders Port Glasgow , for Ministry of Shipping.

Her last recorded name was EMPIRE COMFORT

YORK CASTLE was scrapped on 1955

Ship Particulars:
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

Additional Information: Completed as Empire Comfort. Pendant No was K537
Sold for breaking 7/1955, broken up at Ghent 12/1955
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Photo supplied by Internet source as EMPIRE COMFORT
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