Allied Warships

HMS Drummer Boy (FY 851)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 851 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched22 Jan 1916 
CommissionedJun 1940 
End service 

Completed in July 1916.
Taken over by the Admiralty in June 1940.
Displacement: 209 tons.
Armament: 1 6pdr gun.

Returned to her owner in August 1945.


Commands listed for HMS Drummer Boy (FY 851)

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1T/Skr. Laurie Haigh, RNR3 Jul 19402 Jul 1942
2T/Skr. Charles Henry Winter, RNR2 Jul 19428 Nov 1942
3T/Skr. Frederick Cook, RNR8 Nov 194213 Aug 1943
4T/Skr. Charles William Neesham, RNR13 Aug 1943late 1944

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