Allied Warships

HMS Commander Nasmith (FY 556)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 556 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched17 Feb 1915 
CommissionedMay 1942 
End service 

Completed in August 1915.
Taken over by the Admiralty in May 1942.
Displacement: 227 tons.
Armament: 1 6 pdr gun.

Became a Fuel Carrier in 1944.
Renamed Elmo in 1951.
Scrapped at Granton in March 1953.


Commands listed for HMS Commander Nasmith (FY 556)

Please note that we're still working on this section
and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.

1O J Mann, RNR29 Jun 19405 Nov 1940
2T/Skr. John Charles Ernest Owens, RNR5 Nov 1940Aug 1941
3S Evison, RNRAug 19416 Feb 1942
4A L English, RNR6 Feb 19426 Jun 1942
5Skr. Benjamin Buchan, RNR6 Jun 1942late 1942
6T/Skr. William Ross, RNR1 Oct 1942late 1942
7T/Skr. Charles William Neesham, RNR15 Nov 1942mid 1945

You can help improve our commands section
Click here to Submit events/comments/updates for this vessel.
Please use this if you spot mistakes or want to improve this ships page.

Return to the Allied Warships section