HMS Arthur Cavenagh (FY 566)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Bow McLachlan & Co. (Paisley, Scotland)|
|Launched||8 May 1918|
Completed on 28 May 1918.
Sold in January 1946.
Commands listed for HMS Arthur Cavenagh (FY 566)
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|1||W J Goouch, RNR||30 Aug 1939||24 Feb 1940|
|2||Skr. Thomas William Kirby, RNR||24 Feb 1940||28 Dec 1942|
|3||T/Lt. Harry Albert Vincent, RNVR||28 Dec 1942||Jun 1944|
|4||T/Lt. James Galloway Reeve, RNVR||Jun 1944||8 Jan 1945|
|5||T/Lt. George Donald Railton, RNVR||8 Jan 1945||mid 1945|
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Notable events involving Arthur Cavenagh include:
11 Feb 1941
HMS Decoy (Cdr. E.G. McGregor, DSO, RN) departed Tobruk for Benghazi escorting the auxiliary M/S trawlers HMS Arthur Cavanagh (Skr. T.W. Kirby, RNR) and HMS Milford Countess (T/A/S.Lt. R.H. Vallings, RNR). At Benghazi the harbour had to be cleared of mines.