Allied Warships

HMS Coila (FY 005)

Armed Yacht

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeArmed Yacht
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 005 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched22 Jun 1922 
End service 

Displacement: 333 tons.
Completed in September 1922.
Purchased by the Admiralty September 1939.
Served in A/S role.

Mercantile in 1947.


Commands listed for HMS Coila (FY 005)

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1Capt. (retired) Robert Amcotts Wilson, DSO, RN2 Oct 193920 Oct 1940
2Lt.Cdr. (emergency) Max Owens Waldemar Miller, RN20 Oct 19401 Jan 1942
3W D Hart-Dyke, RN1 Jan 194230 Aug 1944
4T/A/Lt.Cdr. H T Kemsley, RNVR30 Aug 1944late 1945

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