Allied Warships

HMS Clevella (FY 678)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 678 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched15 Feb 1930 
CommissionedSep 1939 
End service 

Completed in April 1930.
Taken over by the Admiralty in September 1939.
Displacement: 387 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

Returned to her owner in May 1946.
Renamed Red Plume in 1948.
Scrapped at Gateshead in 1956.


Commands listed for HMS Clevella (FY 678)

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1Skr. William Bruce, RNR31 Oct 1939mid 1940
2T/Skr. Richard Sandham, RNRmid 194014 Mar 1941
3Skr. John Mair, RNR14 Mar 194118 Sep 1942
4T/Lt. George William Fox, RNVR18 Sep 194221 Nov 1942
5T/Lt. Harold Musselwhite, RNR21 Nov 194212 Jul 1943
6T/Lt. John Francis Johns, RNVR12 Jul 1943mid/late45

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