Richard Maddox WAR ARTIST Roland Vivian Pitchforth completed war time art commissions for a number of British Government departments such as the Ministries of Information, Home Security, Supply and the Admiralty. In 1944 he painted the image below. TWO PAINTERS on paint the pennant number on the side of a Royal Navy escort vessel. Image […]‘Painting the Ship’s Number on an Escort Vessel’ (1944) – Roland Vivian Pitchforth and HMS Morpeth Castle — volunteer london blog
Sunday, March 28, 2021@17:12-K, IS FOR CORVETTE, FLOWER CLASS, CASTLE CLASS, REVISED FLOWER CLASS, CASTLE CLASS, and K-IS FOR FRIGATES, ALSO, RIVER CLASS, COLONY CLASS, LOCH CLASS, CAPTAIN CLASS, and all ETC., AS ALL CORVETTES, and ALL FRIGATES BORE THE FLAG/PENDANT K…THEN THEIR NUMBER!!!
Castle Class Corvettes, during W.W.II, IN THE ROYAL NAVY, ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY, ALL DOMINION NAVIES, with the Loch Class Frigates; were have said to have been TOP-NOTCH ANTI-SUBMARINE WARSHIPS, AS THEY WERE HOUSED WITH THE ANTI-SUBMARINE WEAPONRY…THE SQUID!!! Although, THE SLOOPS and The Black Swan Class Sloops/Modified Black Swan Class Sloops…were the TOP U-BOAT KILLER FOR THE ROYAL NAVY, THEY DID NOT HAVE THE SQUID ANTI-SUBMARINE MORTAR, AND/OR THE EXCELLENT ASDIC…WITH THE DEPTH-PREDICTOR, etc., that the Castle Class Corvettes, and Loch Class Frigates, DID!!! ALL, IN FUC.ING ALL, THE MODIFIED Black Swan Class Sloop and other Classes of SLOOPS; WERE BY FAR, THE CHAMPION U-BOAT KILLER OF THE ROYAL NAVY, OF W.W.II/1939-1945!!!
March 28, 1944, was the DAY MY Late Father; was RECRUITED BY H.M.C.S. HUNTER, Windsor, Ontario, Canada. H.M.C.S. CARLPLACE K 664, WAS MY DAD’S…K IS FOR FRIGATE, ALSO WARSHIP DURING W.W.II/1939-1945, AND MY DAD;S TRADE…WAS SUBMARINE DETECTOR, AN ASDIC OPERATOR!!!
CREDIT: H.M.S. MORPETH CASTLE K 693, and -volunteer london blog.
ENJOY, THIS BLOG, AND IF Y’ALL LIKE W.W.II HISTORY; RESEARCH is the REWARD…WHEN IT COMES TO-CASTLE CLASS CORVETTES, and their SERVICE UNDER KING GEORGE VI…WITH THEIR DUELS WITH GERMAN U-BOATS, AND GERMAN WARPLANES, etc.
Brian Murza…Killick Vison…W.W.II Naval Researcher-Published Author, Present Day Naval-Military Analyst, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.
Re: K…is for CORVETTE, AND FRIGATE…ALSO!!!