Allied Warships

HMS Cayrian (FY 791)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 791 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched13 May 1911 
CommissionedJul 1942 
End service 

Completed in August 1911.
Taken over by the Admiralty in July 1942.
Displacement: 216 tons.

Returned to her owner in December 1945


Commands listed for HMS Cayrian (FY 791)

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1T/Skr. Percival James May, RNR11 Jul 194022 Oct 1940
2Skr. James Harold Petherbridge, RNR22 Oct 194015 Jan 1941
3Lt.Cdr. Harry Whittaker Brammall, DSC, RNR15 Jan 194120 Feb 1941
4T/Lt. John Williams Ailwyn Jones, RNR20 Feb 1941early 1942
5T/Lt. John Francis Johns, RNVRearly 1942Mar 1943
6T/Lt. Edwin Maurice Bishop, RNVRMar 1943mid 1944

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