Allied Warships

HMS Pol VI (FY 907)

MS Whaler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Whaler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 907 
Built byNylands Værksted (Oslo, Norway) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched20 Jun 1935 
CommissionedOct 1940 
End service 
History

Completed on 29 Augut 1935.
Norwegian whaler of Hvalfangerselskap Polaris A/S (Melsom & Melsom) Larvik, Norway taken over by the Admiralty in October 1940.
Displacement: 254 tons.

Renamed HMS Oksøy in 1942 and manned by a Norwegian crew.
Renamed HMS Cyclone in August 1944 and manned by a British crew.
Returned to owner in April 1946.

 

Commands listed for HMS Pol VI (FY 907)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. Ralph Orlando Tyrer, RNVRDec 19441 Feb 1945
2T/Lt. Alfred Joseph Harradine, RNVR1 Feb 194519 Apr 1945
3T/Lt. Robert McAlister, RNR19 Apr 1945late 1945

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