Allied Warships

HMS Melbourne

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched23 Mar 1936 
CommissionedDec 1939 
Lost22 May 1940 

Completed in April 1936.
Taken over by the Admiralty on 14 October 1939.
Displacement: 466 tons.

HMT Melbourne (Lt.Cdr. Arthur John Cinnamond Pomeroy, RNVR) was sunk by German aircraft off Narvik, Norway on 22 May 1940.


Commands listed for HMS Melbourne

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1Skr. William Launder, RNR6 Dec 193929 Jan 1940
2Skr. John Dunbar Fowler, RNR29 Jan 19405 Mar 1940
3Lt.Cdr. Arthur John Cinnamond Pomeroy, RNVR5 Mar 194022 May 1940

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