Allied Warships

HMS Ben Idris (FY 1766)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1766 
Built byHall, Russell & Co. Ltd. (Aberdeen, Scotland) 
Laid down 
Launched30 Apr 1931 
Commissioned 1941 
End service 

Completed in June 1931.
Taken over by the Admiralty in 1941.
Displacement: 232 tons.

Returned to her owner in September 1945.


Commands listed for HMS Ben Idris (FY 1766)

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1Ch.Skr. John William Christian, RD, RNR2 Dec 194017 Feb 1941
2W Inman, RNR17 Feb 1941late 1941

3Skr.Lt. Isaac Parkinson, DSC, RNRJan 194221 Sep 1944
4A/Skr.Lt. Daniel Smith, RNR21 Sep 1944mid 1945

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