Allied Warships

HMS Ben Dearg (FY 690)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 690 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched18 Jul 1919 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Completed on 4 June 1920.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 280 tons.

Returned to her owner in June 1946.
Sunk of west Australia in 1953.


Commands listed for HMS Ben Dearg (FY 690)

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1G W Clarkson, RNR8 Nov 1939late 1941
2Skr. Henry James Barnard, RNRlate 194110 Jul 1944
3Skr.Lt.(Retd.) George Youngs Abernethy, DSC, RD, RNR10 Jul 194428 Sep 1944
4Ch.Skr. Thomas Donovan, RNR28 Sep 19446 Aug 1945
5A/Skr.Lt. William Sutherland, RNR6 Aug 1945late 1945

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