Allied Warships

HMS Beech (T 44)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantT 44 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched5 Oct 1929 
Commissioned30 May 1939 
Lost22 Jun 1941 

Completed in December 1929.
Taken over by the Admiralty in February 1939.
Displacement: 540 tons.

HMT Beech (T/Lt. A.P. Cooks, RNVR) was sunk by German aircraft off Scrabster, Scotland on 22 June 1941.


Commands listed for HMS Beech (T 44)

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1W McRuvie, RNR1 Jan 194014 Apr 1941
2T/Lt. Arthur Patrick Cocks, RNVR14 Apr 194122 Jun 1941 (+)

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