Castle Class Corvette - Castles Sunk or Destroyed in Action

Castles Sunk or Destroyed in Action

  • Hurst Castle was sunk by U-483 northwest of Ireland on 1 September 1944.
  • HNoMS Tunsberg Castle was sunk by a mine near BÃ¥tsfjord, Norway on 12 December 1944.
  • Denbigh Castle was hit by a torpedo from U-992 in the Barents Sea on 13 February 1945. She was towed by Bluebell to the Kola Inlet, but later capsized.

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