Allied Warships

HMS Capricornus

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Built byGoole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co. Ltd. (Goole, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched11 Nov 1916 
CommissionedNov 1939 
Lost7 Dec 1940 

Completed in February 1917.
Taken over by the Admiralty in November 1939.
Displacement: 219 tons.

HMT Capricornus (T/Skipper Benjamin James Savage, RNR) was mined and sunk 2 nautical miles bearing 94 from the Nore Light Vessel.


Commands listed for HMS Capricornus

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1T/Skr. Benjamin James Savage, RNR18 Oct 19407 Dec 1940

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