Allied Warships

HMS Discovery II

Armed boarding vessel

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

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

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