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HMS Oxford Castle (K692)

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Oxford Castle in March 1944
United Kingdom
NameHMS Oxford Castle
NamesakeOxford Castle
BuilderHarland and Wolff
Yard number1238[1]
Laid down21 June 1943
Launched11 December 1943
Completed10 March 1944[1]
Commissioned10 March 1944
IdentificationPennant number: K692
FateScrapped, 6 September 1960
General characteristics
Class and typeCastle-class corvette

HMS Oxford Castle (K692) was a Castle-class corvette, of United Kingdom's Royal Navy. She was named after Oxford Castle in England.

She was built at Harland and Wolff in Northern Ireland and launched on 11 December 1943. She survived the Second World War and was scrapped at Briton Ferry in September 1960.


  1. ^ a b McCluskie, Tom (2013). The Rise and Fall of Harland and Wolff. Stroud: The History Press. p. 154. ISBN 9780752488615.