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Title: Convoy Escort taken up in Scotland 1945 "U01"
Post by: CastleClass on 30 July 2013 02:37:34 PM
I've been trying to identify this Convoy Escort photo which was taken up in Firth of Forth in 1945. Hull number "U01" and unusual painting. I imagine it would be in an old Jane's.
Title: Re: Convoy Escort taken up in Scotland 1945 "U01"
Post by: PhiloNauticus on 30 July 2013 04:39:29 PM


It is HMS Bridgewater
Title: Re: Convoy Escort taken up in Scotland 1945 "U01"
Post by: PhiloNauticus on 30 July 2013 04:50:11 PM

For more info on Bridgewater, see:

http://uboat.net/allies/warships/ship/3878.html

http://www.naval-history.net/xGM-Chrono-18SL-Bridgewater.htm

Her pennant number was originally L01 but became U01 during the war

Title: Re: Convoy Escort taken up in Scotland 1945 "U01"
Post by: CastleClass on 30 July 2013 05:44:59 PM
Thank you! I feel a bit embarrassed since I'm now finding all kinds of info online. Thank you for the pointer!

Cheers,
Andy
Rhode Island
USA