Allied Warships

HMS Burke (FY 605)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 605 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched11 Sep 1930 
CommissionedSep 1939 
End service 

Completed on 14 October 1930.
Taken over by the Admiralty in September 1939.
Displacement: 363 tons.

Became a Wreck Dispersal Vessel in 1944.

Scrapped at Antwerp, Belgium on 17 July 1955.


Commands listed for HMS Burke (FY 605)

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1Skr. Ernest Percy Tucker, RNR19 Nov 193917 Jul 1940
2Skr. Charles Ernest Bell, RNR17 Jul 194017 Jul 1941
3T/Skr. William Taylor Ritchie, DSC, RNR17 Jul 1941early 1944

4T/Lt. Sidney Samuel Bell, RNVR4 Apr 1944mid 1945
5T/S.Lt. George Edward White, RNVRmid 1945late 1945

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