Allied Warships

MS Whalers

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67 ships


The ms whaler HMS Oryx of the Royal Navy.

Technical information

TypeMS Whaler
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Notes on classThese ships were taken over by the Admiralty.
Displacement and armament are listed, if known to us, on each individual page. 


All ships of the class


Royal Navy Royal Navy (more on Royal Navy)

HMS Bouvet 1 (FY 1693)
HMS Bouvet 2 (FY 1695)
HMS Bouvet 3 (FY 1698)
HMS Bouvet 4 (FY 1701)
HMS Egeland (FY 251)
HMS Globe I
HMS Globe II
HMS Globe V (FY 877)
HMS Globe VI (J 136) Lost on 27 Mar 1944
HMS Gos 2 (FY 789)
HMS Gos 3 (FY 836)
HMS Gos 4
HMS Gos 6
HMS Gos 7
HMS Hav (FY 1759)
HMS Hektor 7
HMS Kos IX (FY 1725) Lost on 29 May 1944
HMS Kos VII
HMS Kos VIII (FY 1721)
HMS Kos X (FY 719)
HMS Kos XI (FY 680)
HMS Kos XII (FY 1825)
HMS Kos XVI Lost on 25 Aug 1941
HMS Nebb (FY 1722)
HMS Noble Nora (FY 189)
HMS Ornen 3
HMS Oryx
HMS Pol II (FY 701)
HMS Pol IV (FY 702)
HMS Pol VI (FY 907)
HMS Polar 5 (FY 1688)
HMS Polar 6 (FY 1871)
HMS Rainstorm (FY 1920)
HMS Roydur (FY 1704)
HMS Sahra (FY 1903)
HMS Santa (FY 1986) Lost on 23 Nov 1943
HMS Sarka
HMS Satsa (FY 1734)
HMS Sevra (FY 1652) Lost on 6 Nov 1940
HMS Shera (FY 1724) Lost on 9 Mar 1942
HMS Shika (FY 1664)
HMS Shusa (FY 1702)
HMS Silja (FY 301)
HMS Sirra (FY 1700)
HMS Skudd 3 Lost on 27 Aug 1941
HMS Skudd 4 (FY 1792)
HMS Skudd 5 (FY 1806)
HMS Skudd 6 (FY 180)
HMS Sluga (FY 1773)
HMS Soika (FY 1775)
HMS Sotra Lost on 29 Jan 1942
HMS Southern Field (FY 1790)
HMS Southern Foam (FY 1796)
HMS Sukha (FY 1767)
HMS Sulla (FY 1874) Lost on 25 Mar 1942
HMS Sumba (FY 297)
HMS Svana (FY 1707) Lost on 8 Apr 1942
HMS Svega (FY 294)
HMS Swona (FY 1802)
HMS Thorodd (FY 1905)
HMS Thorvard
HMS Vestfold I (J 104)
HMS Vestfold II (J 133)
HMS Vestfold III (J 80)
HMS Vestfold V (FY 699)
HMS Vestfold VI (FY 700)
HMS Busen 3 (FY 1889)
HMS Busen 4 (FY 1572)
HMS Busen 7 (FY 1854)
HMS Busen 11 (FY 1842)


67 MS Whalers (70 names) of the class. 10 of them were lost.

See all MS Whaler classes.


class ships hit by U-boats (2)

27 Mar 1944HMS Globe VISunkU-510
29 Jan 1942HMS SotraSunkU-431

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