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Navy: Royal Navy
Type: Destroyer Escort
Class: Captain 
Pennant: K 552 
Built by: Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down: 5 Jul, 1943 
Launched: 2 Oct, 1943 
Commissioned: 29 Nov, 1943 
History: Assigned USN pennant DE 87 but not named.

HMS Ekins (Lt. A. Tandevin, RNVR) was severely damaged by a mine in the North Sea some 13 miles north-west of Ostend, Belgium on 16 April 1945, declared a total loss. Scrapped in the Netherlands. 


Former name: DE 87

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