Allied Warships

HMS Commiles (FY 636)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 636 
Built byHepple Ltd. (South Shields, UK) 
Laid down 
Launched17 Oct 1917 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Completed on 23 February 1918.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 264 tons.
Armament: 1 6pdr gun.

Returned to her owner in October 1945.
Sunk as target in 1953.


Commands listed for HMS Commiles (FY 636)

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1Skr. John McLeman, RNR4 Nov 1939early 1940
2T/S.Lt. Herbert Frank Metson, RNVRearly 194017 Sep 1940
3T/Lt. William Frederick Watson, RNR17 Sep 1940early 1941
4T/S.Lt. Herbert Frank Metson, RNVRearly 194110 Jun 1941
5T/Lt. William Robert Hutcheson, RNVR10 Jun 19417 May 1942
6T/Lt. Arthur Scott Horace Pitt Rickards, RNR7 May 19423 Nov 1943
7T/Lt. Victor Trevor Williams, RNVR3 Nov 194322 Apr 1944
8T/Lt. William Thom, RNVR22 Apr 1944early 1945

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