Allied Warships

HMS Jester

Armed Yacht

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeArmed Yacht
Class[No specific class] 
Built byJ. A. Silver Ltd. (Rosneath, Scotland, U.K.) 
Laid down 
End service 

Completed in 1937.
Requisitioned by the Admiralty in October 1939.
Served on harbour duties.

Returned in 1944.


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Notable events involving Jester include:

15 Jan 1942
HMS H 34 (Lt. W.A. Phillimore, RN) shifted from Rothesay to Campbeltown. Upon entering the harbour she struck HMS Jester. (1)


  1. ADM 173/17233

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

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