HMS Pevesney Castle
Ship Number
1239
Vessel Type
Castle Class Corvette
Built
Belfast
Slip Number
2
Launch Date
January 11, 1944
Launched By
Miss M D Rebbeck
Delivered
June 10, 1944
Owner
Admiralty
Weight
1100 grt
BP Length
225 feet
Breadth
36-6 feet
No. of Screws
Single
Speed (approx)
Propulsion
Harland and Wolff Triple expansion 4Cy
Official No.
Registered
Fate
-
 HMS Pevesney Castle

Pennant No. K449
 
Employed on Air Sea Rescue Duties in the South Atlantic in June 1945.
 
Returned to Portsmouth to reduce to Reserve in February 1946.
 
In Reserve at Portsmouth during 1947-1952.
 
Completed a refit at Hull on 12 August 1949 while in reserve.
 
Into Reserve at Chatham in September 1952.
 
Into Reserve at West Hartlepool in 1954.
 
Dehumidified and preserved at Dowsons, South Shields 1954-1955.
 
Earmarked for transfer to Air Ministry in 1957.
 
Transferred to the Air Ministry in 1960, converted at Blyth Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. Ltd. (Blyth, U.K.) and renamed Weather monitor May 61.
 
Later renamed Admiral Beaufort.