Armed boarding vessel
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Type||Armed boarding vessel|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||D. & W. Henderson & Co. Ltd. (Glasgow, Scotland)|
|Launched||18 Aug 1925|
|Lost||18 Aug 1944|
Former cargo vessel completed on 28 September 1925. Displacement: 757 GRT. Dimensions: 67.1 x 10.2 feet. Armament: 1 12pdr AA. Speed: 14 knots.
Became a barrage balloon vessel in 1943.
HMS Fratton (Cdr. Kenelm Jocelyn Townesend Hutchings, RD, RNR) was sunk on 18 August 1944 off Normandy by a German human torpedo.
Commands listed for HMS Fratton
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|1||T/Lt. Alan George Roberts, RNR||24 Jul 1940||21 Apr 1944|
|2||Cdr. Kenelm Jocelyn Townesend Hutchings, RD, RNR||21 Apr 1944||18 Aug 1944|
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