Allied Warships

HMS Vandyk

Armed boarding vessel

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeArmed boarding vessel
Class[No specific class] 
Built byWorkman Clark & Co. Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland) 
Laid down 
Launched21 Feb 1921 
Commissioned 1939 
Lost10 Jun 1940 

Passenger / cargo vessel completed in September 1921.
Requisitioned by the Royal Navy in 1939. Displacement: 13233 GRT.
Dimensions: 155.6 x 19.6 feet.
Armament: 2 6" guns (2x1), 1 12pdr
Speed: 14 knots.

HMS Vandyk (Capt. (retired) Graham Francis Winstanley Wilson, DSO, RN) was sunk by German aircraft west of Narvik, Norway on 10 June 1940.


Commands listed for HMS Vandyk

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1Capt. (retired) Graham Francis Winstanley Wilson, DSO, RN10 Nov 193910 Jun 1940

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