Allied Warships

HMS Clythness (FY 1596)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1596 
Built byC. Rennoldson & Co. (South Shields, UK) 
Laid down 
Launched17 May 1920 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Completed in November 1920.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 276 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.


Commands listed for HMS Clythness (FY 1596)

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1T/Skr. William Durrant Warford, RNR12 Mar 194016 Apr 1940
2Skr. Ernest George Catchpole, RNR16 Apr 194024 May 1940
3T/Skr. Walter Frederick Salenius, RNR24 May 19404 Apr 1941
4T/Lt. Leslie John Wyatt, RNVR4 Apr 194129 Apr 1943
5T/Lt. Stanley Gruchy Airey, RNVR29 Apr 1943late 1943

6Skr. Alexander Ritchie, RNRDec 1943mid 1945

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