Allied Warships

HMS Larwood (FY 172)

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 172 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched27 Nov 1935 
CommissionedNov 1939 
Lost25 Apr 1940 

Completed in January 1936.
Taken over by the Admiralty on 25 August 1939.
Displacement: 452 tons.
Armament: 1 4" gun.

HMT Larwood (Skipper P. Quinlan, RNR) was sunk by German aircraft off Norway on 25 April 1940.


Commands listed for HMS Larwood (FY 172)

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1Alexander Pirie, RNR30 Nov 193926 Jan 1940
2Skr. Patrick Joseph Quinlan, RNR26 Jan 194025 Apr 1940

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