Allied Warships

HMS Adam (FY 1618)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1618 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched16 Apr 1919 
CommissionedFeb 1940 
End service 

Completed in September 1919.
Taken over by the Admiralty in February 1940.
Displacement: 329 tons.

Returned to her owner in 1945.
Renamed Podlasie in 1943.
Scrapped at Gdansk in April 1962.


Commands listed for HMS Adam (FY 1618)

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1Skr. William Ivor Phillips, RNR22 Jun 19405 Sep 1940
2T/Skr. Donald Mace, RNR5 Sep 19404 Apr 1941
3T/Lt. Robert Mowbray, RNR4 Apr 1941mid 1942

4T/A/S.Lt. John Cruickshanks, RNVR28 Jan 1943mid 1943

5T/Lt. Theodore Doyles, RNVR8 Sep 1943early 1944
6T/S.Lt. John Cruickshanks, RNVRearly 1944early 1946

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