Allied Warships

HMS Earl Kitchener (FY 1633)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1633 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched2 Feb 1915 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Completed on 15 June 1915.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 348 tons.

Returned to her owner in April 1946.
Scrapped at Thornaby on 3 July 1953.


Commands listed for HMS Earl Kitchener (FY 1633)

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1Skr. Tom Smith, RNR29 Aug 193922 Mar 1941
2Lt.Cdr. Charles Timothy Shepherd, DSC, RNR22 Mar 194125 Feb 1942
3T/Lt. George Bellet Brande Richey, RNR25 Feb 194222 Apr 1942
4T/Lt. John Lawrence Greer, RANVR22 Apr 194221 Jul 1943
5T/Lt. Geoffrey Hubert Thornton, RNVR21 Jul 194322 Oct 1943
6Thomas Henry Lloyd Jones, RNVR22 Oct 194311 Jan 1944
7T/Lt. Ronald Adamson, RNVR11 Jan 1944Nov 1944
8T/Lt. Miles Maginnity, RNZNVRNov 19443 May 1945
9Lt. Ronald Maxwell Black, RNR3 May 1945late 1945

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