C633

RFA C633 after being sold out of service and renamed 'City'

 

Previous name:
Subsequent name:                 City

Official Number:                     180582

Class:

Pennant No:                            X101 / A102

Laid down:
Builder:                                    Yarwood, Northwich
Launched:                               22 March 1945   
Into Service:                             August 1945
Out of service:                         1956
Fate:                                          Broken up July 1969

 

Items of historic interest involving this ship: -

 

7 July 1945 Captain Frederick W Bowley RFA appointed as Master - discharged having been injured - broken wrist on 27 September 1945

23 October 1945 Captain F Ashcroft RFA appointed as Master

3 March 1947 Mr E Scholes RFA appointed as Chief Engineer Officer

13 April 1949 arrived on the River Tyne from Sheerness

22 April 1949 passed the Lloyds Signal Station on the Lizard sailing west

4 May 1949 at Great Nore alongside HMS SUPERB delivering Naval Stores

28 May 1949 arrived on the River Tyne from Sheerness

1 June 1949 sailed the River Tyne for Chatham

1956 sold to F T Everard & Sons Ltd, The Wharf,  Greenhithe, Kent

5 July 1956 notice of change of name given in The Times of this day to 'City'

July 1969 Broken up at Newport

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