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|88k||HMS Holmes dressed over all with flags for her commissioning. (Photo from the private collection of Lieutenant Bill Wood, RANVR, as printed in "The Captain Class Frigates in the Second World War" by Donald Collingwood)||Robert Hurst|
|67k||The 'Captain' class frigate Holmes at her assembly point before the Normandy invasion, in 1944. Her camouflage was of the Channel pattern at that time, and she had a bowchaser pom-pom without a spray shield. H/F D/F was fitted at the mast head, with Type 42 interrogator below. Single Oerlikons have been added in lieu of the 40mm gun not fitted aft. [Imperial War Museum photo, from the book "Allied Escort Ships of World War II (A Complete Survey)", by Peter Elliott]||Nick Tiberio /
Bosnia - Hercegovina
|80k||A painting of HMS Holmes (ex-DE-572), a Nore Command frigate. This picture is reproduced from a painting in the possesion of Mrs. Wood, whose late husband, Lieutenant Bill Wood, RANVR, was her First Lieutenant. Note the 2 pdr pom-pom bowchaser fitted to all CFCF's (Coastal Forces Command Frigate) for use against E-boats.||Robert Hurst|
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