Allied Warships

HMS Benvolio (FY 710)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 710 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched23 Oct 1930 
CommissionedSep 1939 
Lost23 Feb 1940 

Completed in December 1930.
Taken over by the Admiralty in September 1939.
Displacement: 352 tons.

HMT Benvolio (Ch.Skr. Samuel Melhuish Aldred, RNR) was mined off Spurnhead, England on 23 February 1940.


Commands listed for HMS Benvolio (FY 710)

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1Ch.Skr. Samuel Melhuish Aldred, RNRearly 194023 Feb 1940 (+) (1)

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