Allied Warships

HMS York City (FY 110)

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 110 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched5 Oct 1933 
CommissionedOct 1939 
End service 

Completed in October 1933.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 398 tons.

Sold in November 1945.
Scrapped at Ghent, Belgium in 1964.


Commands listed for HMS York City (FY 110)

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1Skr. William Tucker, RNR25 Oct 193930 Aug 1944
2A/Skr.Lt. Harold Laking Gladwell, RNR30 Aug 1944

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Notable events involving York City include:

6 Jan 1941
HMS H 50 (Lt. M. Willmott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Holyhead with HMS York City (Skr. W. Tucker, RNR). (1)


  1. ADM 173/16789

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.

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