HMS Hedingham Castle (K529)
|Name:||HMS Hedingham Castle|
|Builder:||John Crown & Sons Ltd|
|Laid down:||2 November 1943|
|Launched:||30 October 1944|
|Identification:||Pennant number: K529|
|Fate:||Scrapped April 1958|
|Class and type:||Castle-class corvette|
She was originally to have been called Gorey Castle (after Mont Orgueil in Jersey). She was launched at John Crown & Sons Ltd in Sunderland on 30 October 1944. In World War II she served as a convoy escort.
Another Castle-class corvette was originally to have been called Hedingham Castle but she was reallocated to the Royal Canadian Navy before launching and renamed HMCS Orangeville.
She plays in the movie Crest Of The Wave (Roy Boulting - 1954).
- Souvenir Programme, Coronation Review of the Fleet, Spithead, 15th June 1953, HMSO, Gale and Polden
Colledge, J. J.; Warlow, Ben (2006) . Ships of the Royal Navy: The Complete Record of all Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy (Rev. ed.). London: Chatham Publishing. ISBN 978-1-86176-281-8.