Allied Warships

HMS Goatfell (4.36)

Anti-Aircraft ship

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeAnti-Aircraft ship
Class[No specific class] 
Built byWilliam Denny & Brothers (Dumbarton, Scotland) 
Laid down 
Launched1 Feb 1934 
Commissioned13 Dec 1939 
End service 

Passenger ship completed in March 1934.
Requisitioned by the Admiralty in September 1939.
Displacement: 428 GRT.
Dimensions: 68.2 x 9.2.
Armament: 4 2pdr AA (4x1), 6 20 mm AA (6x1), 8 0.5" MG AA (2x4), 4 3" rocket launhers (1x4).
Speed: 16.5 knots.

Became an accommodation ship in 1944.

Commands listed for HMS Goatfell (4.36)

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1Lt.Cdr. (retired) John Davis, RN9 Dec 19398 Jul 1940
2Lt. Richard Henry Austin, RNVR8 Jul 19407 Oct 1940
3T/Lt. John McGlashan, RNR7 Oct 19408 Dec 1940
4T/Lt. John Harries Berry, RNR8 Dec 194021 Apr 1941
5T/A/Lt.Cdr. Harry Cecil Gaffney, RNR21 Apr 194113 Oct 1942
6T/Lt. Francis Arthur Davies, RNR13 Oct 1942mid 1944
7T/A/Lt.Cdr. Nils Anker Hoyum, RNRmid 194424 Oct 1944
8T/Lt. Edgar Seymour Frank Elliott, RNVR24 Oct 194412 Apr 1945
9T/Lt. Gordon Brack Row, RNVR12 Apr 1945May 1945

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