HMS Ekins K552 (DE 87)
Named after Sir C Ekins of the Superb at Algiers 1815.
- Laid Down
- 5th July 1943 at Bethlehem Steel Hingham MA
- 2nd October 1943
- 29th November 1943
- Date returned to US Navy
- Not returned to the US Navy
- Struck a mine 13 miles Northwest of Oostend Belgium 16th April 1945. Written off as CTL & sold for scrap in Holland in March 1947
- Commanding Officers
- Lt G.Bonner-Davies RN November 1943
Lt A.Tandevin RNVR October 1944
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