Allied Warships

HMS Dorinda (FY 623)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 623 
Built byDundee Shipbuilding Co. (Dundee, Scotland) 
Laid down 
Launched23 Nov 1916 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Completed in February 1917.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 270 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

Returned to her owner in November 1945.
Scrapped in 1956.


Commands listed for HMS Dorinda (FY 623)

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1Ch.Skr. John Stanley Higgs, DSC, RD, RNR8 Dec 1939mid 1941

2Skr.Lt. John Stanley Higgs, DSC, RD, RNR1 Oct 19414 Feb 1944
3F D Taylor, RNR4 Feb 1944mid 1945

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