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Name Official number Flag IMO
ALNWICK CASTLE    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1944  23/05/1944  11/11/1944 
Vessel type Vessel description
Naval Corvette  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
George Brown & Co. (Marine) Ltd, Greenock Garvel Shipyard  229 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 /  / 1510 tons full load 225 ft LBP  36 ft 9 in  17 ft 9 in (mld)  14 ft full load 
Engine builder J G Kincaid & Co. Ltd., Greenock
Engine detail
1-Screw. T.Exp 4 cyl (18.5", 31", 38.5" & 38.5" x 30") 2880 IHP 16.5 knots
2- Admiralty 3-drum boilers 225 lbs/sq.in.
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Admiralty, London     
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
19/01/1943 Ordered.
12/06/1943 Laid down.

1944-1949 Reserve Fleet at Portsmouth
1950-1953 Reserve Fleet at Harwich
1953-1958 Reserve Fleet at West Hartlepool 
Remarks
Castle class Corvette, Pennant No K 405
Later re-classified as a Frigate, Pennant No F 105
252 ft LOA; 1010 tons light disp on 10 ft draught. 
End year Fate / Status
1958  Broken Up 09/12/1958 
Disposal Detail
Sold to J. J. King & Co. Ltd for breaking up at Gateshead.
Arrived at Gateshead 9th December 1958. 
 

 



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