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HMS Conn (K509)

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HMS Conn at Belfast, April 1945

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HMS Conn was a Buckley class Captain class frigate during World War II.[1] Named after Captain John Conn[1] of HMS Dreadnought at the Battle of Trafalgar.

The Commanding Officers of HMS Conn were Lt C.D.Williams RN October 1943 and Lt Cdr R Hart DSC September 1944, Senior Officer of the 21st Escort Group.[1]

General information

HMS Conn served with the Nore Command and the 21st Escort Group[1] earning battle honours for service in the Arctic (Russian Convoys), North Atlantic, English Channel, North Foreland and North Sea.

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References

  1. ^ a b c d e f The Captain Class Frigates in the Second World War by Donald Collingwood, published by Leo Cooper (1998), ISBN 0-85052-615-9
  2. ^ The Buckley-Class Destroyer Escorts by Bruce Hampton Franklin, published by Chatham Publishing (1999), ISBN 1-86176-118-X.



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