Allied Warships

HMS Discovery II

Armed boarding vessel

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeArmed boarding vessel
Class[No specific class] 
Pennant 
Built byFerguson Bros. Ltd. (Port Glasgow, Scotland) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched13 Nov 1929 
Commissioned 1939 
End service 
History

Research vessel completed in November 1929.
Requisitioned by the Admiralty in November 1939.
Displacement: 1036 GRT.
Dimensions: 67.4 x 11 feet.
Armament: 1 12 pdr AA
Speed: 12.5 knots.

Returned to her owner in 1945.

 

Commands listed for HMS Discovery II

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CommanderFromTo
1Cdr. Penrose Owen Davis, RD, RNRNov 1939early 1942

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