Allied Warships

HMS Coll (T 207)

MS Trawler of the Isles class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
PennantT 207 
Built byArdrossan Dockyard (Ardrossan, Scotland) : Plenty 
Ordered18 Jan 1941 
Laid down21 Jul 1941 
Launched7 Apr 1942 
Commissioned5 Sep 1942 
End service 
HistoryBecame a Wreck Dispersal Vessel in 1946.
Became a Tank Cleaning Vessel in 1950.
Expended as target in November 1975. 

Commands listed for HMS Coll (T 207)

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1T/Lt. Frederick Noel Bentley, RNVR1 Jul 194213 Feb 1943
2T/Lt. Eric Victor Nash, RNR13 Feb 194310 Apr 1944
3T/A/Ch.Skr. Harry Clark, RNR10 Apr 1944early 1945

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Notable events involving Coll include:

10 Mar 1943
HMS Usurper (Lt. D.R.O. Mott, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Scapa Flow with HMS Coll (T/Lt. E.V. Nash, RNR) and HMS Davy (Skr. W.J. Salisbury, RD, RNR). (1)


  1. ADM 173/18389

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.

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