Allied Warships

HMS Clifton (FY 898)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 898 
Built byJoseph T. Eltringham Ltd. (Willington, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched15 Feb 1915 
CommissionedNov 1939 
End service 

Completed in March 1915.
Taken over by the Admiralty in November 1939.
Displacement: 194 tons.
Armament: 1 6pdr gun.

Returned in March 1946.


Commands listed for HMS Clifton (FY 898)

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1T W Gorringe, RNR26 Nov 1939mid/late40
2T/Skr. John Thomas Taylor Williams, RNRmid/late406 Dec 1940
3Lt.Cdr. Donald George Mason, RNR6 Dec 194029 Jan 1941
4T/Lt. Richard Terence Mills, RNVR29 Jan 194121 Apr 1941
5T/Lt. Benjamin Durrant-Robinson, RNVR21 Apr 1941mid 1943

6T/A/Lt.Cdr. Joseph Wallace, RNVR1 Mar 1945mid 1945

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