Allied Warships

HMS Cardiff Castle (FY 512)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 512 
Built byC. Rennoldson & Co. (South Shields, UK) 
Laid down 
Launched14 Feb 1919 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Completed in August 1919.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 276 tons.

Returned to her owner in January 1946.


Commands listed for HMS Cardiff Castle (FY 512)

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1Ch.Skr. William Thompson Harwood, RNR30 Aug 1939early 1940

2Thomas Ferens, RNR9 Feb 194011 Jun 1940
3Skr. Robert Nathaniel John Haylett, RNR11 Jun 194029 Jul 1940
4G F H Frosdick, RNR29 Jul 194015 Nov 1941
5T/Skr. Harold Maunder, RNR15 Nov 19413 Jul 1943
6T/Skr. Arnold William John Burwood, RNR3 Jul 1943mid 1945

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