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Yard No. 372

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

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

Her last recorded name was EMPIRE COMFORT

YORK CASTLE was scrapped on 1955

Additional Information: 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