Allied Warships

HMS Blackburn Rovers (FY 116)

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 116 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched8 Nov 1934 
CommissionedSep 1939 
Lost2 Jun 1940 
Loss position51° 19'N, 2° 06'E

Completed in December 1934.
Taken over by the Admiralty on 26 August 1939.
Displacement: 422 tons.

HMT Blackburn Rovers (Skipper William Martin RNR) was mined off Dunkirk on 2 June 1940.
The wreck lies in 28 meters of water in position 51º19'09"N, 02º06'21"E.


Commands listed for HMS Blackburn Rovers (FY 116)

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1Skr. William Martin, RNR27 Sep 19392 Jun 1940

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