Allied Warships

HMS Damito (FY 521)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 521 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched21 May 1917 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Completed on 5 July 1917.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 275 tons.

Became a Fuel Carrier in September 1943.


Commands listed for HMS Damito (FY 521)

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1Lt.Cdr. John Cecil Benson, RNVR31 Aug 193912 Sep 1941
2T/Skr. Walter Percy Holmes, RNR12 Sep 1941mid/late42
3T/Skr. Albert Robert John Warner, RNRmid/late4229 Oct 1943
4Skr. John Morrison, DSC, RNR29 Oct 194330 Jul 1944
5T/Skr. James Alexander Wilson, RNR30 Jul 194411 Oct 1944
6F Gault, RNR11 Oct 1944mid 1945

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