Allied Warships

HMS Athenian (FY 757)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 757 
Built by 
Laid down 
CommissionedJun 1940 
End service 

Built in 1919.
Taken over by the Admiralty in June 1940.
Displacement: 218 tons.

Became a Fuel Carrier in March 1944.


Commands listed for HMS Athenian (FY 757)

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1Skr. John Cowie, RNR4 Jul 19409 Nov 1940
2Skr. Arthur Dutton, RNR9 Nov 19405 Jul 1941
3T/Skr. Thomas Arthur Phillipson, RNR5 Jul 19412 Jan 1942
4T/Skr. John Reid, RNR2 Jan 19426 Jul 1942
5Skr. Philip Kay, DSC, RNR6 Jul 194214 Sep 1943
6T/Skr. Edward Axel Runnquist, RNR14 Sep 1943early 1944
7T/Skr. William John Utting, RNRearly 194419 Mar 1944
8Skr.Lt. H C Gue, RNR19 Mar 1944mid 1945

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